Help Feed Those in Need

To kick off the holiday season, all Alameda Health System is participating in a virtual food drive. Instead of dragging those clunky cans to a bin, participate at your leisure anywhere you have internet connectivity. Your donation will go to the Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB). As you know, many of AHS’ patients and members [...]

2018-06-22T20:09:51+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Top Chef Aarti Sequeira Hosts Lunch at Highland Hospital Cafe

Celebrity chef Aarti Sequeira owned the lunch crowd of about 150 patients and staff at the Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Cafe on Thursday, with a cooking demonstration of her favorite turmeric-cumin potato dish, and a hot meal menu adapted from recipes in her new cookbook, “Aarti Paarti: An American Kitchen with Indian Soul.” Sequeira [...]

2018-06-19T16:44:12+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Categories: AHS In The News|

Healthcare workers act to prevent Hepatitis A outbreak in Oakland

By Drew Costley,  Posted November 9, 2017 11:49 am Hepatitis A outbreaks are spreading throughout Los Angeles, San Diego and Santa Cruz counties—mostly among the homeless populations in those places. So healthcare workers in Oakland—a city where the homeless population has grown 26 percent over the last two years, according to a recent Point in Time survey—are [...]

2018-06-18T22:45:41+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Categories: AHS In The News, Featured|

AHS Nurses Make an IMPACT on ICU

As National Hospice and Palliative Care month, November is an appropriate time to reflect on the importance of this service not just for end-of-life care, but as an extra layer of support for patients of any age who are facing serious illnesses. The focus of palliative care is to provide physical, emotional and spiritual [...]

2018-06-22T20:07:58+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

November 8, 2017 – Food Network Star Aarti Sequeira to Guest Chef at Highland Hospital Cafeteria

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Food Network Star Aarti Sequeira to Guest Chef at Highland Hospital Cafeteria Sequeira will demonstrate a favorite recipe from her new cookbook Oakland, Calif.— Nov. 8, 2017 — To highlight a native cuisine of one of the diverse populations it serves, Alameda Health System on Thursday [...]

2018-07-10T19:09:21+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: AHS News Releases|