Opinion: Why Alameda Health System Needs More Funding

Shifts in fiscal landscape creates threat of severe cuts to health care treatments Originally published in The Mercury News By Joe DeVries, Alameda Health System Board President | June 12, 2019 Across the state, public hospitals and health systems operate under highly challenging financial circumstances and are faced with the herculean task of developing financial [...]

2019-06-12T15:27:43+00:00 June 12th, 2019|Categories: AHS In The News, Featured|

Alameda Health System-Alameda Hospital receives Get With the Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

American Heart Association Award recognizes Alameda Hospital’s commitment to quality stroke care Oakland, Calif. – June 7, 2019 – Alameda Health System-Alameda Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke [...]

2019-06-10T22:07:46+00:00 June 10th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

AHS Creedon Wound Care Center Receives Center of Distinction Award

The Creedon Wound Care Center outpatient facility that is part of Alameda Health System-Alameda Hospital, recently received the Healogics Center of Distinction Award. Creedon achieved this honor by exceeding outstanding clinical and operational results in 2018, including a patient satisfaction rate above 90 percent and a healing rate above 90 percent. Healogics is one of [...]

2019-06-06T18:37:55+00:00 June 5th, 2019|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

AHS Family Birthing Center Recognized for Perinatal Safety Strategies

The Alameda Health System (AHS) Family Birthing Center (FBC) recently hosted a validation visit from Beta Healthcare Group’s perinatal risk insurance manager. AHS was informed that the FBC had successfully implemented strategies identified for the “Quest for Zero: Excellence in OB” program as crucial to the safety of its mothers and babies. As a result, [...]

2019-06-03T20:16:13+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Latest News From AHS|