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  1. 1. NEWSMAKERS INDEX2 THE BUSINESS JOURNAL sanjose.bizjournals.com AUGUST 19, 2011 Ashar Aziz Patrick Burt Srinivas Ganesh Martin Griss George Guo Jeff Houston Bruce MacKenzie Song Woo Page 20 Page 21 Page 10 Page 5 Page 8 Page 1 Page 3 Page 6PEOPLE Burt, Patrick . . . . . . . . . . 21 Griss, Martin . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Johnson, Stephen L . . . . . . 6 Lane, Pam . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 MacKenzie, Bruce . . . . . . . 3 Pollak, Kevin . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Sutter, Betsy . . . . . . . . . . . 1ABCAdams, Nicholas E . . . . . . . 3 Byerly, Carolyn . . . . . . . . 12 Guo, George . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Jones, Wanda . . . . . . . . . 10 Leonard, Sugar Ray . . . . . 6 Marbry, Christy . . . . . . . . 32 Reandeau, Michael . . . . . 12 Szabo, Julia . . . . . . . . . . . . 4Adams, Peter . . . . . . . . . . 6 Chan, Sherman . . . . . . . . . 8 Haro, Chris . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Kastner, Eric . . . . . . . . . . 33 Leong, Sylvia . . . . . . . . . . . 5 McGowan, Dan . . . . . . . . . 6 Rieger, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Thornton, Billy Bob . . . . . . 6Amigh, Richard . . . . . . . . . 6 Christie, Chris . . . . . . . . . 33 Herman, Don . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Kelley, Erica . . . . . . . . . . 33 Leung, Herman . . . . . . . . . 4 Moore, Spencer . . . . . . . . 32 Rishi, Alok . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Ullrich, Kathy . . . . . . . . . 33Aziz, Ashar . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Hibberd, Huck . . . . . . . . . . 6 Kemp, Tom . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Little, Maurice . . . . . . . . . . 6 Nath, Pravene . . . . . . . . . 14 Rohn, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 DEF VWXYZBesarab, Anatole . . . . . . . 21 DeLauro, Rosa . . . . . . . . . 33 Hillhouse, Kent . . . . . . . . . 8 Kemp, Tyler . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Llamas, Ramon . . . . . . . . . 4 Ryan, Dan . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 PQR Volpi, Mike . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6Bewley, J . Michael . . . . . 33 Diethrich, Edward . . . . . . 21 Houston, Jeff . . . . . . . . . . 1 Klink, Kevin . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Loar, John S . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Page, Larry . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 STU Wang, Chenxi . . . . . . . . . 20Bland, Seth . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Eaton, Sandra . . . . . . . . . 32 Hutsell, Dick . . . . . . . . . . 12 Kucklick, Ted . . . . . . . . . . 21 Love, Marcelyn . . . . . . . . . 4 Pilger, John . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Santinelli, Paul . . . . . . . . . 5 Westover, Rob . . . . . . . . . 11Blumenthal, Richard . . . . 33 JKL La Russa, Tony . . . . . . . . . 6 MNO Pillai, Kumar . . . . . . . . . . 21 Scott, Stephen . . . . . . . . 11 Wholey, Mark . . . . . . . . . 21 GHIBoggs, Chuck . . . . . . . . . 21 Ganesh, Srinivas . . . . . . . 10 Jha, Sanjay . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Lammers, Jason . . . . . . . . 6 Machado, Vince . . . . . . . . . 8 Pingree, Lawrence . . . . . 20 Staney, Will . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Woo, Song . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6COMPANIES Flextronics . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Motorola Mobility . . . . . . . 4 Sigma Partners . . . . . . . . . 6ABCAccel Partners . . . . . . . . . 6 Forrester Research . . . . . 20 Motorola Solutions . . . . . . 4 Silicon ValleyActeron Inc . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Capital Club . . . . . . . . . . . 3 GHI Myriad Concepts . . . . . . . 21Arden Realty LP . . . . . . . . 8 Gartner Research . . . . . . 20 Society for Human Resource National Kidney Foundation Management . . . . . . . . . . 33Arizona Heart Institute . . 21 Google Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Work Group on Vascular Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Stanford HospitalAscentool Inc . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Grubb & Ellis Co . . . . . . . . . 8 New Century Healthcare and Clinics . . . . . . . . . . . 12Barry Swenson Builder . . 32 IDC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Institute . . . . . . . . . . 10, 11 Sun Microsystems Inc . . . . 5California Hospital Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic NINICO Communications . . 3Association . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Susquehanna Opportunity . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Financial Group . . . . . . . . . 4 North Bridge VentureCannuflow . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Index Ventures . . . . . . . . . 6 Partners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Sutter Health PeninsulaCarnegie Mellon Invesco Private Capital . . . 6 NovaSolar Coastal Region . . . . . . . . 12Silicon Valley . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Technologies Inc . . . . . . . . 8Cassidy Turley CPS . . . . . . 8 JKL SVB Financial Group . . . . 20 Juniper Networks . . . . . . 20 O’Connor Hospital . . . . . . 14CB Richard Ellis . . . . . . . . 1 Symantec Corp . . . . . . . . 20 Kaiser Permanente . . . . . 10 PQRCellsite Industries . . . . . . . 8 Theranos Inc . . . . . . . . . . 33 Pepsi-Cola . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Kastner Kim LLP . . . . . . . 33 S u l l i va n & C r o m w e l l l l P Pa l o a lt o , C aCentrify Corp . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Pittsburg Vascular Twitter Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Kathryn UllrichCisco Systems Inc . . . . 6, 33 Institute . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Associates Inc . . . . . . . . . 33 University of Phoenix . . . 33ClubCorp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Randstand Holding . . . . . . 6 Lee Guterman . . . . . . . . . 21 Red Bird Cinema LLC . . . . 6 VWCornish & Carey Commercial Lighthouse Management Vascular AccessNewmark Knight Frank . . . 4 Group Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Robert Half Technologies Inc . . . . . . . 21 LinkedIn Corp . . . . . . . . . . . 1 specializing in quality International Inc . . . . . . . . . 6DEF Littler Mendelson PC . . . 33 tenant improvements Rreef . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 VMware Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . 1Daughters of CharityHealth System . . . . . . . . . 12 License #927336 Wilson Meany Sullivan . . 32 MNO STUDPR Construction Inc . . . . 11 Mayfield Fund . . . . . . . . . . 6 408.200.3260 w w w. t o e n i s k o e t t e r . c o m Sandlot Venture XYZ Group LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 YouTube LLC . . . . . . . . . . . 1Facebook Inc . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Mills-Peninsula Hospital . . . .12 These indexes highlight people, businesses, organizations and government agencies featured prominently in this issue . PageFireEye Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Sequoia Capital . . . . . . . . 20 Yunteq Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Motorola Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 numbers listed refer to the pages where articles begin . Indexes do not include companies listed in Leads, lists, or advertisements .
  2. 2. The NewsAUGUST 19, 2011 sanjose.bizjournals.com THE BUSINESS JOURNAL 5Carnegie mellon launches full-time entrepreneur programBy Diana SamuelS ness Administra- real people,” Rishi said. “It was aug- tion program, said mented by the usual MBA-style case mOunTain VieW — Software engineer Martin Griss, di- studies and so forth, but I think (theAlok Rishi had worked for two de- rector of Carnegie program is) what really got me excitedcades at Sun Microsystems Inc. when Mellon Silicon Val- about ‘Hey I can feel the excitement ofhe heard a radio ad for a part-time ley, but everything wanting to do my own startup.’”degree program at Carnegie Mellon is tied in a practical Carnegie Mellon does not offer Sili-Silicon Valley that would complement way to how to run a con Valley’s only academic programhis technical experience. software business. in entrepreneurship. Among others, “I wanted to get a bit of the business “Sometimes we Santa Clara University offers a Cali-side, particularly the entrepreneurial say it’s turning a fornia Program for Entrepreneurshipside of the world,” Rishi said. MBA upside down,” and Stanford University has a Technol- He didn’t originally have any plans Griss said. ogy Ventures Program as well as itsto start his own company, but in The university Graduate School of Business’ Center forthe summer of 2009, before he even decided to expand Entrepreneurial Studies.finished Carnegie Mellon’s Master its emphasis on Paul Santinelli, general partner withof Science in Software Management entrepreneurship North Bridge Venture Partners, said vicki thompsondegree, Rishi had founded a cloud after five of eight academic entrepreneurship programs acaDemic Startup: Students at Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley participate in an eight-daycomputing startup. teams in last year’s are a “fantastic” place for his early- “Idea Workshop” as part of the school’s new yearlong entrepreneurship program. Now, based on the interest of students software manage- stage venture capital firm to find thelike Rishi who want to start their own ment program formed their own com- startups, and I think that’s unique.” “raw, early talent” it’s looking for. Ear-companies, the university has added a panies, Griss said. Students in the new Rishi, who was previously a chief lier this year the firm, which has of-new full-time, year-long Entrepreneur- program are encouraged to create their technologist and principal engineer in fices in San Mateo, sponsored a $75,000ship Program in addition to a part- own startups during the course of the Sun’s Network Services Engineering seed capital competition for buddingtime software management master’s year, and Carnegie Mellon offers to pay division, said he didn’t have any “pre- entrepreneurs at Stanford.program already offered by the school. incorporation costs for any business conceived notions” about starting a As entrepreneurship programsThe new program will result in the developed during the program. Leong business when he signed up for the part- evolve, they’re focusing on the practicalsame degree, but with an emphasis on said those costs can total about $3,000. time software management program. lessons of how to start and run a busi-starting companies. “We’re pretty ex- He said the program helped him form ness, Santinelli said. Entrepreneurship Nine students, ranging from 21-year- cited by the nature connections with angel investors, law- is a “fire in the belly” and can’t beold college graduates to professionals of this program,” yers and others who helped him form taught, he cautioned.who have worked in the software indus- Griss said. “It’s an his company, Palo Alto-based Yunteq “What you can teach is how to buildtry for 20 years, signed up for the first attempt to combine Inc., which makes a cloud orchestration these businesses so that when peopleyear of the Entrepreneurship Program, two ideas — our re- and management software suite. The come out of institutions and they wantwhich began Aug. 15 at the univer- ally successful edu- two-year-old company is still small and to be entrepreneurs, they’re a stepsity’s Moffett Field campus. Tuition is cational ‘learn-by- Rishi declined to say how much fund- ahead of where people were 10 years$56,000, said Sylvia Leong, director of doing’ program, with ing it has received, but he described it ago,” Santinelli said.external relations and admissions. martin Griss actual creation of as an “early-stage startup.” The courses cover some of the same companies that could “(The Carnegie Mellon program) was Diana SamuelS can be reached at 408.299.1835 ortopics as a traditional Master of Busi- become successful a very real, visceral experience with dsamuels@bizjournals.com.
  3. 3. The News6 THE BUSINESS JOURNAL sanjose.bizjournals.com AUGUST 19, 2011lighthouse expands into iT and biotech, hires new managersBy DaviD Goll today,” Woo said of establishing the IT and research departments. SaN JoSE — Lighthouse Management He declined to speculate on a specificGroup Inc. is capitalizing on the job number of jobs being generated in theseneeds of the hot IT and biotech markets career areas throughout the Bay Area,by expanding its agency. but said the unemployment rate in the The six-year-old company — with divi- information technology field nationallysions devoted to hiring in the account- is just over 3 percent, compared to aning, finance, business support and man- overall jobless rate of more than 9 per-agement fields — has added two new cent. McGowan said there will be moredepartments. One specializes in IT, the than 200 temporary and permanent jobsother in the research sector that focuses generated in his research specialty areaon biotech, pharmaceutical and medical around the Bay Area over the next year,device industries. adding that is a conservative estimate. Three former managers from staffing Software developers, system admin-industry giant, Menlo Park-based Robert istrators and network engineers in theHalf International Inc., were brought in tech sector have starting salaries be-to head up the new departments. tween from $80,000 to $120,000. Biotech- Chris Haro and Jason Lammers will related jobs — clinical research associ-be managing directors in the new IT ates, drug safety associates and biostat-division, and Maurice Little will be isticians — can earn between $90,000 tothe managing partner in Lighthouse’s $140,000 annually.research department. Haro was the for- McGowan said his new employer ismer director of technology at Robert well-situated at the heart of the valley.Half. Lammers was a market manager “This is a hotbed of innovation,” heoverseeing multiple divisions at Robert vicki thompson said. “Companies are moving here toHalf, and Little was a division director top trio: From left, Maurice Little, managing partner of Lighthouse’s new research division; Song Woo, CEO; and Jason be close to the talent and tap into theirat Robert Half’s technology department. Lammers, managing partner of the new IT division, are driving the company’s new business units. creativity.” Another managing partner, Dan Woo said about 80 percent of his com-McGowan, has also joined Lighthouse’s pany’s job placements are in temporaryresearch department. Recently, he in demand for such jobs as software from $7 million the year before. or consulting jobs, with the remainderhelped establish the West Coast office of developers, system administrators and Woo said his brand new managers, direct hire permanent positions. HisRandstad Holding, a staffing company network engineers in the tech sector. with many years of experience in the company has from 250 to 300 clients an-based in The Netherlands. Woo sees these new departments as key field, have hit the ground running, al- nually. Song Woo, president and CEO of Light- to helping generate this growth. ready having placed some clients.house, plans to generate his firm’s fu- Lighthouse’s revenue grew to $8 mil- “I had dabbled in these areas before, DaviD Goll can be reached at 408.299.1853 or dgoll@ture growth by tapping into an increase lion for the fiscal year ending June 30 but there is such tremendous demand bizjournals.com.Movie investment firm booed by lenders Security firm Centrify raisesBy Eli SEGall MoNTE SERENo — Don Herman’s private equity and general partner of Sandlot. According to the court filing, Hibberd’s loan matured on Dec. 31, 2010, but only $15,000 of $16M, looks to grow overseasfirm was launched to put money into film proj- interest had been repaid as of Aug. 8 this year. By liSa SiBlEyects, and joined forces with a production com- He said a $100,000 interest payment was due onpany founded by actor Kevin Pollak, former A’s April 30, 2010, and that he was owed monthly in- SuNNyvalE — Centrify Corp. has raised $16 million in Series Dmanager Tony La Russa and an East Bay movie terest payments of $25,000 starting May 1, 2010. funding, as it plans an international expansion and continuedproducer. Hibberd said in the filing that Amigh and Ad- revenue growth. Now, a trio of lenders wants to liquidate the ams also provided loans. The private, Sunnyvale-based company provides securityinvestment firm, Monte Sereno-based Sandlot Attorneys at Santa Clara-based Binder & and compliance technology that helps to centrally control,Venture Group LLC, claiming they’re owed at Malter LLP, the law firm representing the credi- secure and audit on-premise and cloud-based systems andleast $575,000 in unpaid debts. tors, did not respond to requests for comment. applications for businesses. Centrify has more than 3,500 cus- The trio filed an involuntary bankruptcy peti- tomers to date.tion against the firm on Aug. 8 in San Jose fed- Silicon valley meets Hollywood CEO Tom Kemp said the company has raisederal court. They’re seeking to push Sandlot into Sandlot announced its inception in November more than $52 million with the new round ofChapter 7 bankruptcy. 2007, saying it had formed a partnership with funding, which was announced Aug. 17. The In a typical Chapter 7 case, a court-appointed movie production company Red Bird Cinema round was led by European venture firm Indextrustee works to liquidate the bankrupt entity’s LLC “to fund a variety of future movie ventures.” Ventures, which has offices in London, Sanassets and pay its debts. With an involuntary Sandlot described itself as a “$25 million private Francisco, Switzerland, and St. Helier, Jersey.case, a federal judge must approve the petition equity fund,” with investors from technology, Mike Volpi, a partner at Index and formerbefore the liquidation process can begin. entertainment and professional sports. senior executive at Cisco Systems Inc., was re- On Aug. 15, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stephen In its announcement, Sandlot said its first sponsible for driving the investment for IndexL. Johnson ordered Herman to furnish investor project with Red Bird would be a movie based on and is expected to join Centrify’s board of direc- Tom Kemplists, annual reports and other documents. He boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. tors as an observer.also ordered Herman to “appear for examination According to a January 2008 article in Ven- The round also included current investorsbefore a court reporter” on Sept. 14. tureBeat, Sandlot hires script writers and ac- Menlo Park-based Mayfield Fund, Palo Alto-based Accel Part- Herman could not be reached for comment. tors, provides legal assistance on negotiating ners, Atlanta-based Invesco Private Capital and Sigma Part- Sandlot’s attorney, Frank Ubhaus, said the rights, and works with production experts to ners, which has an office in Menlo Park.firm raised up to $4 million after initially setting make the movies. Kemp said his company is profitable and growing rapidly anda goal of $25 million. He said the soured economy Red Bird, meanwhile, has an office in Dan- didn’t need to raise the funding. However, he said, “June was acrimped fundraising efforts. ville and was founded by actor Pollak, St. Louis good time to raise money to accelerate our development in the According to Ubhaus, Sandlot spent all of the Cardinals manager La Russa, and Red Bird’s cloud and international growth plans.”money it brought in, but has not achieved any managing director, John S. Loar. Red Bird says Kemp said the company had greater than $25 million in rev-returns. on its website that Academy Award-winning enue for the past fiscal year. The creditors listed in the involuntary peti- actor Billy Bob Thornton “recently joined as a Centrify, which has about 150 employees, recently opened an of-tion are Huck Hibberd of Los Gatos, Richard partner.” fice in Munich, and is in the process of setting up an office in Aus-Amigh of Bakersfield, and Peter Adams, whose It’s unclear what, if any, affect the involuntary tralia. It has offices is the United Kingdom and Bellevue, Wash.listed contact information is a law firm in Palo bankruptcy petition will have on Red Bird’s Kemp said the company is looking to hire in the Middle East.Alto. Hibberd is allegedly owed at least $250,000, movie production plans. The company is currently hiring and expects to add at least 50Amigh $125,000, and Adams $200,000. Loar said in a brief phone interview on Aug. employees in the next year or so. In addition, the company has In a court filing, Hibberd said he is an un- 16 that he was unaware of the petition against expanded its Sunnyvale footprint — taking an additional 7,000secured creditor of Sandlot. Hibberd said he Sandlot. square feet at its current location at 785 N. Mary Ave.provided a $250,000 loan that was personallyguaranteed by Herman, the managing director eli seGall can be reached at 408.299.1829 or esegall@bizjournals.com. lisa sibley can be reached at 408.299.1830 or lsibley@bizjournals.com.
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  6. 6. Focus: Health10 THE BUSINESS JOURNAL sanjose.bizjournals.com AUGUST 19, 2011 filliNg a Need: Dr. Srinivas Ganesh, the lead physician at the San Mateo offices, said the new space will help more than 40,000 Kaiser members in the area and cover services from family medicine and pediatrics to optometry. vicki thompson Kaiser just got closer to 40,000 membersBy N. Sheree SauNderS The new building will also contain a pharmacy, was necessary because space had become an issue at lab, imaging services, optical sales and optometry the Redwood City location, with some patient services Kaiser Permanente has opened its state-of-the- services, though Kaiser patients will still need to go moved into temporary trailers. The Redwood Cityart satellite office in San Mateo, four years after to Redwood City or San Francisco for emergency care facility is now being rebuilt, with construction sched-it took over a vacant lot city planners once hoped and hospital services. uled for completion by 2014.would be the site of the area’s next great hotel or According to Ganesh, services at the new facilitycommercial hub. will emphasize care through all stages of life — from New services, upgrades The new structure, a three-story, 64,700-square-foot birth to adulthood — or what he refers to as family- Kaiser is using the debut of its new facility as anfacility at 1000 Franklin Parkway, will house 20 pri- centered care. Kaiser has introduced the model at opportunity to roll out upgrades and eco-friendlymary care physicians, largely from four disciplines: other locations, including Gilroy and San Francisco. features.family medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics Membership expansion along the peninsula was a The organization would not comment on the cost ofand internal medicine. According to Dr. Srinivas key factor in the construction of the San Mateo facility, the project, but according to Wanda Jones, presidentGanesh, lead physician at the San Mateo branch, Ganesh said. The health care provider needed the ad- of the New Century Healthcare Institute, a typical fa-many of the doctors will be moving their offices from ditional space to make its services more convenient for cility built to accommodate 15 to 20 physicians wouldKaiser’s Redwood City Medical Center. However, its members. probably cost in the ballpark of $30 million, barringKaiser’s electronic medical records system, which There are more than 40,000 Kaiser members in the special construction materials or design.allows patient records to be accessed at all of its fa- area, with many living north of Kaiser’s Redwood Ganesh said Kaiser took pains to make sure greencilities throughout the northern California region, is City hospital, Ganesh said. construction materials were used, to show that theexpected to make adjustments seamless. In addition to need, Ganesh said the new facility company could use the latest technology while still
  7. 7. Focus: HealthAUGUST 19, 2011 sanjose.bizjournals.com THE BUSINESS JOURNAL 11 ‘We’re headed into a fairly severe shortage of physicians because baby boomers are moving into retirement.’ Wanda Jones President of the New Century Healthcare Institutebeing good for the environment. The had been vacant for a decade.building meets the LEED Gold thresh- Ultimately, the city was willing toold. Some 33 percent of materials comes amend its plan in the interests of fill-from recycled materials, and foliage ing a vacant site, said Stephen Scott,native to the peninsula was used in the city’s principal planner. “And sincelandscaping to conserve on water. To [the Kaiser facility] isn’t a general of-reduce the burden of cooling the build- fice, but a medical office, it does fill aing, Ganesh said, the roof is reflective, void,” he said.and the exterior has been fitted with Reports at least suggest that Kaiser’ssunshades so no direct sunlight will own plans for the space haven’t gone offoverheat rooms throughout the day. The without a hitch either. In 2009, the SanSan Mateo medical offices will also Francisco Business Times reportedhave digitized X-ray machines, which that the project had become delayed,will provide physicians with immediate with progress halted for a year, due toand more precise images, Ganesh said. a system-wide review of construction vicki thompsonIt will also offer free Wi-Fi like the Red- projects within the company. Kaiser digital oNly: The new clinic will use only digital X-rays, eliminating the use of chemicals in the developing process. Itwood City facility. has declined to comment on the matter. also makes sharing results with other clinics easier. A dummy is used here to calibrate an X-ray machine. In any case, Ganesh said they’re actu-A change in plans ally ahead of schedule, with plans to The city initially conceived the 4.2 open in November. just across the street from the new Kai- are moving into retirement. Since 97acres of Kaiser’s new site as a space According to Rob Westover, project ser facility in the Whole Foods Shop- percent of new doctors in the area gofor visitor-oriented services such as a executive at DPR Construction Inc., the ping Center. He isn’t alone. to either Kaiser or Palo Alto Medicalhotel, restaurants or conference facili- contractor hired to complete the facil- “We have heard at least anecdotally Foundation, for Kaiser to [invest inties, under its Bay Meadows Specific ity, the project was planned and con- that this is filling a niche for people,” building this facility] means more ofPlan. In 2002, it approved the develop- structed in 10 months. As for how the he said. “People are excited about this the population will have regular orment of a Hotel W on the site, but the city stands to benefit from the new fa- coming to town.” early access to care and gives them aproject was never constructed due to cility, Scott thinks it will bring spinoff Moreover, Jones added, “We’re footprint to expand.”a downturn in the economy. Before business to retailers, with several res- headed into a fairly severe shortageKaiser purchased the space in 2007, it taurants, coffee shops, and other shops of physicians because baby boomers N. Sheree SauNderS is a freelance writer.
  8. 8. Focus: Health12 THE BUSINESS JOURNAL sanjose.bizjournals.com AUGUST 19, 2011 vicki thompsonbig move: Sutter Health Peninsula Coastal Region CIO Michael Reandeau said Mills-Peninsula Hospital spent between $50 million and $75 million to implement its electronic records system, a process that took about 18 months.Switch to electronic records takes bite out of hospital budgetsBy Eric Van SuStErEn ficer and vice president at Daughters an exact figure on the total costs of mentation. of Charity, said it has been setting this implementation, she said EMR “We did a big-bang implementation,” Local hospitals are pushing to digi- the framework for its EMR system implementation costs used up 30 per- said Michael Reandeau, CIO of Suttertize their medical records to meet 2015 by modernizing and automating the cent of the hospital’s total available Health Peninsula Coastal Region. “Wefederal guidelines. processes from various departments capital each year. The hospital’s op- found it best to front-load everything. But the effort to modernize those in the hospitals over a seven to 10-year erating budget for 2009-10 was $1.9 That way it’s like pulling off a Band-records carries a hefty price tag. period that started in 2006. billion. Aid.” “The challenge is taking the work- During the same year, Stanford Hos- Sutter Health-affiliated Mills-Penin-flow of the hospital and changing it in pital and Clinics began its three-year sula Hospital also took a more aggres- Motivation to completesuch a way that it can be captured,” Although hospitals are streamlin-said Pam Lane, vice president of ing and modernizing medical recordshealth informatics for the CaliforniaHospital Association. “That means ‘We did a big-bang implementation. We found it systems to cut costs and improve ef- ficiency, the move toward electronictaking every conversation between adoctor and a patient and putting it in best to front-load everything. That way it’s like medical records is being pushed by a set of incentives and penalties inan electronic format.” pulling off a Band-Aid.’ the Health Information Technology Expenses related to electronic medi- for Economic and Clinical Health Act,cal records, or EMR, implementation a part of the American Reinvestmentcan include buying expensive soft- Michael Reandeau and Recovery Act of 2009.ware, upgrading hospital hardware CIO, Sutter Health Peninsula Lane said California hospitals willfrom its emergency room to its phar- Coastal Region receive around $1.1 billion in Medi-macy, fixing bugs in the system and care incentives and $707 million fromtraining staff to use it. Medicaid over a four-year period. Six Daughters of Charity Health Sys- effort to move the records of 26 spe- sive approach. After establishing the Hospitals that don’t meet the federaltem hospitals expect a total invest- ciality clinics to one central electronic basic framework, the hospital pushed guidelines by 2015 will face a reduc-ment of $80 million to $90 million in system. This was a complex task be- to have its system planned and imple- tion in Medicare patient reimburse-costs related to implementing its EMR cause the clinics used 13 different mented by April 2009, a process which ment rates.system, and that’s just to get the sys- freestanding records systems. Though took about 18 months. The hospital “Sometime in 2015 the incentivestem up and running. Stanford Hospital Chief Information spent between $50 million and $75 Dick Hutsell, chief information of- Officer Carolyn Byerly couldn’t give million in costs associated with imple- See ElEctronic rEcordS, Page 14
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  10. 10. The List16 THE BUSINESS JOURNAL sanjose.bizjournals.com AUGUST 19, 2011A closer look Senior Living Facilities In Silicon Valley* — ranked by total number of units Skilled Total units/ nursing / Independent Alzheimer’s Rank Facility living/ or Community Owner/ 2010 Address assisted living dementia classification/ Partial list of health- community administrator/ rank Phone, website units units monthly price range related amenities year founded 1 The Forum at Rancho San Antonio 443 48 CCRC Meals, fitness center, Self-governed 2 23500 Cristo Rey Drive, Cupertino 95014 319 18 $2,000-3,900 full-time activites Nancy Kao 650-944-0100, www.theforum-seniorliving.com 58 director 1991 2 Saratoga Retirement Community 348 94 CCRC Dining services, fitness Independent Order of Odd Fellows 3 14500 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga 95070 143 12 $2,687-6,957 center with large indoor Kate Ledford 408-741-7194, www.saratogaretirement.org 99 pool and housekeeping 2004 3 Masonic Homes of California 307 125 CCRC Fitness center with pool Freemasons of California 5 34400 Mission Blvd., Union City 94587 0 14 Life care contracted and jacuzzi, ceramics Dixie Reeve 510-471-3434, www.masonichome.org 168 community room and sewing room 1898 4 The Sequoias - Portola Valley 299 43 Life Care - CCRC Garden apartments NCPHS Inc. 4 501 Portola Road, Portola Valley 94028 212 18 From 3,000+ with private patios and Ira KurtzThe Forum at rancho san Antonio 650-851-1501, www.sequoias-pv.org 26 indoor/outdoor pool 1961cupertino 5 The Terraces of Los Gatos 269 59 CCRC 24-hour emergency call American Baptist Homes of the 6 800 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos 95032 175 0 $2,847+ center, physical therapy West443 total units 408-356-1006, www.theterracesoflosgatos.com 35 and wellness center 1992 6 Channing House 257 21 CCRC Three meals, transpor- Channing House 8 850 Webster St., Palo Alto 94301 188 0 $2,762-$8,173 tation, housekeeping Carl Braginsky 650-327-0950, www.channinghouse.org 48 and linens 1961 7 Woodside Terrace 249 0 Independent/ Restaurant, housekeep- Brookdale Senior Living 7 485 Woodside Road, Redwood City 94061 154 0 assisted living ing, activities and 24 Patrice Evans 650-366-3900, www.brookdaleliving.com 95 $2,000- $6,000+ hour staffing 1988 8 Acacia Creek 236 60 CCRC Fine dining, buffet Mason Homes of California 9 34400A Mission Blvd., Union City 94587 122 24 $2,775 to $3,512 breakast service, ice Charles Major 510-441-3700, www.acaciacreek.org 30 cream parlor 2010 9 The Peninsula Regent 227 0 CCRC Fine dining, including BAC Group 10 1 Baldwin Ave., San Mateo 94401 207 0 Buy-in/Purchase Sunday brunch and flex- Marianne Nannestad 650-579-5500, www.peninsularegent.com 20 price: $300,000+ ible meal plan 1989 10 Carmel Valley Manor 208 36 CCRC Fitness center, weekly Northern California2 12 8545 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel 93923 148 36 $2, 850 to $3, 849 housekeeping and three James Valentine 831-624-1281, www.cvmanor.com 24 single occupancy1 meals a day 1963 11 Moldaw Family Residences 193 0 CCRC Fitness center, house- ‡ 15 899 Charleston Road, Palo Alto 94304 176 11 $2,500-$5,800 keeping, memory sup- Marilyn Israel 650-433-3629, www.moldaw.org 6 port, dining options 2009 12 Canterbury Woods 190 24 CCRC Weekly Housekeeping, Episcopal Senior Communitiessaratoga retirement community 18 651 Sinex Ave., Pacific Grove 93950 831-657-4224, www.jtm-esc.org 146 10 0 Entry fee from $110,000 3 three meals per day and 24 hour staffing Norma Brambilla 1965307 total units 13 Atria Willow Glen 187 0 Independent/assist- 24-hour availability of a Ventas Inc.348 total units 16 1660 Gaton Drive, San Jose 95125 145 20 ed living/memory trained staff, a choice Kurt Gursu 408-266-1660, www.atriawillowglen.com 22 care 4 of apartments 1976 13 Oak Tree Villa 187 0 Independent/ Staffing care, all day Brookdale 14 100 Lockewood Lane, Scotts Valley 95066 187** 0 assisted living restaurant style dining Connie Haworth 831-438-7533, www.brookdaleliving.com 187** $3,450-$5,000 and 24/7 staffing care 1995 15 Los Gatos Meadows 186 39 CCRC Fitness center, medi- Espiscopal Senior Communities 17 110 Wood Road, Los Gatos 95030 121 10 ‡ cine management Tina Heany 408-354-0211, www.jtm-esc.org/lgm 26 1971 16 The Village Green at Gilroy 160 0 Independent/ Laundry service, Franco Mola NR 7600 Isabella Way, Gilroy 95020 100 ** 60 assisted living housekeeping and three Eileen Yurek 408-842-0113, www.villagegreengilroy.com 100 ** meals a day ‡ 5 17 The Terraces at Los Altos 152 65 CCRC Fitness center, house- ABHOW 20 373 Pine Lane, Los Altos 94022 73 0 $2,500-$5,000 keeping, meals and Rae Holt 650-948-8291, www.theterracesatlosaltos.org 14 wireless call system 1949 18 Belmont Village of San Jose 135 0 Assisted living Chef-prepared dining Belmont Village LP 25 500 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose 95128 0 12 $2,875-$4,650 and free scheduled Scott Ambrose 408-984-4767, www.sanjose.belmontvillage.com 123 transportation 2002 19 Carlton Plaza of San Jose 134 0 Independent/ Housekeeping, meals, Carlton Senior Living NR 380 Branham Lane, San Jose 95136 122 ** 11 assisted living 24-hour staffing and Jay Underwood 408-972-1400, www.carltonseniorliving.com 122 ** $2,000-$6,000 ocial activities. 1999Masonic Homes of california 20 Carlton Plaza of Fremont NR 3800 Walnut Ave., Fremont 94538 122 122 ** 0 0 Independent/ assisted living Professionally trained staff on duty 24 hours, Carlton Senior Living Stephanie Brice 510-505-0555, www.carltonseniorliving.com 122 ** $2,795-$4,695*** beauty and barber shop 1995Union city307 total units 20 Sunshine Villa Assisted Living/Memory Care 122 0 RCEF Housingkeeping, meals, BPM NR 80 Front St., Santa Cruz 95060 0 12 $1,924 - $5,100 24-hour staffing and Teri Cilley 831-459-8400, www.sunshinevillaseniorliving.com 110 emergency call system 1990 22 Atria Sunnyvale 119 0 Independent/assist- 24-hour availability of a Ventas Inc. Source: buSineSS Journal reSearch NR 175 E. Remington Drive, Sunnyvale 94087 0 27 ed living/memory trained staff and choice Zeinab Donner 408-738-3410, www.atriasunnyvale.com 92 care 6 of apartments 1976 23 San Carlos Elms 115 0 Assisted living Special diets, medicine San Carlos Development Corp. NR 707 Elm St., San Carlos 94070 89 ** 26 $2,500-$5,500+ management and rehab Scott Evans 650-595-1500, www.sancarloselms.com 89 ** therapies 1996 24 Atria Hillsdale 114 0 Independent/ 24-hour availability of a Ventas Inc. 2883 S. Norfolk St., San Mateo 94403 0 27 assisted living/ trained staff and emer- Susan StangroomThe following senior living facilities who ranked on last year’s NR 650-378-3000, www.atriahillsdale.com 87 memory care 6 gency call system 1974list, declined to participate this year: 25 Sunnyside Gardens 84 0 Assisted living/ Housekeeping, laundry, Montevale Inc. NR 1025 Carson Drive, Sunnyvale 94086 0 54 Dementia care/ meals, 24-hour staffing Alexandra Haggblom-PayneSunny View Manor ranked No. 18 with 164 total units. 408-730-4070, www.sunnysidegardensassistedliving.com 30 respite7 and social activities 1987Forest Hill Manor ranked No. 21 with 143 total units. *Silicon Valley includes: Santa Clara County; Fremont, Newark and NOTES: ‡ - Did not disclose. NR - Not ranked. If your company would like to be considered for next year’s list, or if Union City in Alameda County; Atherton, Belmont, East Palo Alto, there are any corrections or additions, write to:The following senior living facilities who ranked on last year’s Foster City, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Redwood City, San Carlos, Information was obtained from facility representatives and com- Research, Business Journal, 125 S. Market St., 11th floor, San Jose,list did not submit in time for this list: San Mateo and Woodside in San Mateo County; and San Benito, pany websites. CA 95113; fax: 408.295.5028; or email lreyes@bizjournals.com. Santa Cruz and Monterey counties. Although every attempt is made CCRC - Continuing care retirement community to ensure the accuracy and thoroughness of Business Journal lists, PAMF - Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research by Lemery ReyesVi at Palo Alto ranked No. 1 with 494 total units. omissions sometimes occur. RCFE- Residential care facility for the elderly List published August 19, 2011Classic Residence by Hyatt in Monterey ranked No. 10 with Information for obtaining commemorative plaques, reprints or **Units can be used either as independent or assisted living.227 total units. Web permissions can be obtained from the Business Journal’s ***Plus additional care fees 1Bridgepoint at Los Altos ranked No. 23 ranked No. 23 with designated partner company, Scoop ReprintSource at 800.767.3263 $5,206 to $6,372 double occupancy 2 or scoopreprintsource.com. No other companies offering similar Congregational Retirement Homes Inc.136 total units. services are affiliated in any way with the Business Journal. 3 to $750,000. Monthly fees from $2,705 to $8,200. 4 $2,395 to $6,395 (rates are subject to change) 5 Formerly Pilgrim Haven 6 $2,295 to $5,595 (rates are subject to change) 7 $2,975 and up
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