On the Anniversary of the Parkland High School Shooting Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Offers “Stop-the-Bleed” Training to Oakland Unified School District

On the one year anniversary of the Parkland High School shooting that killed 17 people, staff from Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital will train Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) students and staff on how to teach others to “Stop-the-Bleed.” WHO: OUSD students and staff will be trained by Highland Hospital Level 1 Trauma Center staff on [...]

2019-02-14T18:05:32+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Selected for Program to Expand MAT for Opioid Use Disorder

Alameda Health System (AHS)-Highland Hospital is among 31 health facilities selected from across the state to participate in the California Bridge Program, an accelerated training program for healthcare providers facilitated by the Public Health Institute’s Bridge program to enhance access to around-the-clock treatment for substance use disorders. Program sites will receive funding, training, and technical [...]

2019-02-15T16:01:41+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Congresswoman Lee Announces Maria Mendoza-Sanchez as Guest for 2019 State of the Union

Washington, DC – February 4, 2019 –  Congresswoman Barbara Lee announced that Oakland resident Maria Mendoza-Sanchez would be her guest to the 2019 State of the Union. Mendoza-Sanchez is an oncology nurse at Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital who was caught up in the Trump Administration’s harsh immigration policies and deported to Mexico in [...]

2019-02-04T23:04:57+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Pioneers Lead the Way for the Future Generation

Jocelyn Freeman Garrick, MD, MS, attending emergency medicine physician at Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital, believes having a diverse staff can help reduce health disparities in the patient population we serve. “We have patients from many different ethnic, racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. On any given day we treat people who are from South Asia, Eastern Europe, [...]

2019-02-04T17:53:03+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|