San Leandro Hospital’s Chief Administrative Officer Named Business Person of the Year

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, the San Leandro Chamber of Commerce honored Alameda Health System’s James E. T. Jackson as “The Business Person of the Year.” This award is given to a leader that influences business and their industry by making a change in the community at large. Jackson’s priority when he was hired [...]

2018-06-22T22:01:20+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

News Release: Alameda Health System Board of Trustees Approves Implementation of Electronic Health Record System Project

Alameda Health System Board of Trustees Approves Implementation of Electronic Health Record System Project Epic EHR system provides transparency of patient records among providers; empowers patients to become active participants in their own health Oakland, Calif. — Jan. 25, 2018 — The Alameda Health System Board of Trustees today approved implementation of a $200 [...]

2018-06-22T21:46:29+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

January 25, 2018 – Alameda Health System Board of Trustees Approves Implementation of Electronic Health Record System Project

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alameda Health System Board of Trustees Approves Implementation of Electronic Health Record System Project Epic EHR system provides transparency of patient records among providers; empowers patients to become active participants in their own health Oakland, Calif. — Jan. 25, 2018 — The Alameda Health System Board [...]

2018-07-10T18:37:53+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

AHS Opens Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis Clinic

According to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, endometriosis affects 10% of women in the U.S. and many are left undiagnosed. After recognizing the number of patients that are impacted by abnormal amounts of pelvic pain, Alameda Health System decided to open the Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis Clinic in the obstetrics and gynecology [...]

2018-06-22T21:34:21+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Highland Hospital Makes California Honor Roll

Alameda Health System Highland Hospital is one of 111 California hospitals that met or surpassed a federal target aimed at reducing Cesarean births (C-sections) for first-time mothers with low-risk pregnancies, according to the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS). The agency announced the achievement awards to hospitals on behalf of Smart Care California, [...]

2018-06-21T15:37:05+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: AHS In The News, Featured|

January 17, 2018 – County Board of Supervisors Names Dr. Taft Bhuket to Alameda Health Systems Board of Trustees

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE County Board of Supervisors Names Dr. Taft Bhuket to Alameda Health Systems Board of Trustees Oakland, Calif. — Jan. 17, 2018 —Alameda Health System, the Bay Area’s leading public health system, announced today that Dr. Taft Bhuket has been appointed to the AHS Board of Trustees, [...]

2018-07-10T19:03:29+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

January 17, 2018 – “Stop the Bleed” Training at Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STOP THE BLEED Training at Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Oakland, Calif. — Jan. 17, 2018 —No longer are CPR and First Aid training sufficient community life-saving techniques. The new normal with the rise of mass shootings and active shooter situations in schools, churches, public meeting places, [...]

2018-07-10T19:02:43+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

MLK Day of Service Recap

Food is a Basic Human Right For the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service, about 40 Alameda Health System staff, executives, trustee members and their families, volunteered at the Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB). The AHS crew joined other organizations and together the 200 volunteers bagged about 50,000 pounds of produce [...]

2018-06-15T17:12:38+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Archive, Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Medication Take Back Program

Alameda Health System will host its first medication disposal event on Saturday, January 27th, in the Highland Care Pavilion 4th floor lobby from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. AHS is partnering with MED-Project, an organization dedicated to medication education and disposal, to bring this program to AHS. “We’re really excited to be able to provide this [...]

2018-06-22T21:18:41+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Treating the Whole Patient

Highland Hospital’s Dr. Harrison Alter focuses on social emergency medicine, which addresses social and economic factors that cause disease. This article was originally posted in Oakland Magazine. Written by: Patrick Hoge Ever since Dr. Harrison Alter fell in love with emergency medicine while interning at Oakland’s Highland Hospital, he has become increasingly convinced that [...]

2018-06-21T15:52:13+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: AHS In The News, Board of Trustees, Featured|