The hospital was named after the nurse Alta Bates. Until its affiliation with Summit Medical Center, it was known simply as Alta Bates Medical Center, and originally, as Alta Bates Hospital.
The Herrick Campus was previously an independent hospital known as Herrick Hospital, and originally, as Roosevelt Hospital.
Nurses protest Alta Bates hospital Union questions Medical Center's hiring practices as it works to comply with state ratios
Nov 15, 2003; Registered nurses at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center staged protests at Oakland and Berkeley campuses Friday afternoon, charging...
Summit Hospital best in coronary bypass surgery Statewide report examined mortality rates at 70 hospitals from 1997 to 1999
Sep 09, 2003; Oakland's Summit Hospital and Doctor's Medical Center in San Pablo were among the five best centers performing coronary bypass...