April 26, 2018 – Alameda Health System Observes National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alameda Health System Observes National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Oakland, Calif. — April 26, 2018 — On National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, April 28, Alameda Health System is reminding the community of kiosks open at three of its facilities to drop off expired medications. [...]

2018-07-10T19:17:24+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Robynne Oliver. Robynne attends Skyline High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "In the past, I was kind of torn. I knew I wanted to do politics or the medical field. [...]

2018-06-26T18:27:23+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Lesly Guerra. Lesly attends MetWest High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. “I’m a baby person. I love babies. When I was younger, I would go with my mother to her doctor [...]

2018-06-26T18:18:04+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Na'kyla Bosworth. Na'kyla attends Oakland Tech High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "I am a strong voice, speaking out and not sugar-coating things. I have a lot of family that have been murdered [...]

2018-06-26T17:58:52+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Alejandro Dethlefsen. Alejandro attends MetWest High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "It’s really different how humble it makes you, and more human because you were actually there instead of reading about [...]

2018-06-26T17:52:56+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Carlos Reales. Carlos attends Castlemont High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "I want to be a doctor. I got into health care to help my grandmother—she has type 2 diabetes. [...]

2018-06-26T17:44:03+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 28 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Alameda Health System has partnered with MED-Project, an organization dedicated to medication education and disposal, to bring medication disposal kiosks Alameda, Highland and San Leandro Hospitals. “We’re really excited to be able to provide this type of service to the community,” said Diana Thamrin, PharmD, and [...]

2018-04-25T14:49:23+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Alameda Health System and Anthem Blue Cross Reach Contract Agreement

Beginning May 1, 2018, AHS-Alameda Hospital will be an “In Network” provider for Anthem members, giving those residing in the city of Alameda access to health care close to home. “We want to thank Anthem members and residents of Alameda for their patience and support during negotiations,” said James Jackson, chief administrative officer, AHS-Alameda [...]

2018-06-21T17:36:58+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: AHS In The News, Latest News From AHS|

Good Karma

Having a robust volunteer program is just one of the ways Alameda Health System is transforming healthcare. It gives AHS a chance to cultivate the young minds of the future and build a deeper connection with the community. AHS has volunteers of all ages but the majority of them are students on a path towards [...]

2018-04-17T22:55:51+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

April 12, 2018 – Alameda Health System and Anthem Blue Cross Reach Contract Agreement

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alameda Health System and Anthem Blue Cross Reach Contract Agreement Alameda Hospital now “in-network” for Anthem Blue Cross members Oakland, Calif. — April 12, 2018 — Alameda Health System today announced a new contract with Anthem Blue Cross of California at Alameda Hospital. Beginning May 1, [...]

2018-07-10T19:16:54+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|