A Program to Rapidly Test for Hepatitis C

Originally published in Physician's Weekly. By Douglas A.E. White, MD August 31, 2016 An ED screening and diagnostic testing program found a high prevalence of hepatitis C. Results suggest that continued efforts are needed to develop and evaluate policies for ED-based hepatitis C screening. Hepatitis C virus affects about 3 million Americans and [...]

2018-06-14T23:40:05+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Oakland Highland Hospital’s Program Aims to Reduce Premature Births

Originally published on ABC7News.com. By Laura Anthony August 25, 2016 OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- A new prenatal program at Oakland's Highland Hospital is already credited with reducing premature births by more than a third. The program is proving the value of shared experience, with moms to be at Oakland's Highland [...]

2018-06-15T20:25:54+00:00 August 27th, 2016|Categories: AHS In The News, Featured|

Delvecchio Finley: Medical care only part of the solution to health disparities

Originally published in Furst Group. By Furst Group August 24, 2016 Delvecchio Finley doesn’t shrink back from a challenge. That’s one of the reasons his last two jobs have been leading California public health organizations with different but significant issues. But as he surveys the changes needed not only within his own health [...]

2018-06-14T04:39:28+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Highland Improves Breastfeeding Rates to 90%

Contact Kyle McGuire kyle@amfmediagroup.com 925-790-2788 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sep. 8, 2016 High-Tech Gift Strengthens Alameda Health System’s Ability to Serve All Alameda Health System, Kaiser Permanente, and East Bay Community Foundation team up for new technology Oakland, Calif. (Sep. 8, 2016) – Alameda Health System Foundation (AHSF) today announced a historic advancement in increasing access to [...]

2018-06-14T18:34:35+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Categories: Archive|