Alameda Health System’s Dr. Jenny Cohen has cared for her 75-year-old patient for more than five years. Diagnosed with cancer, the patient was now receiving hospice care. On their March 23 telephone visit, Dr. Cohen discovered the cancer was getting worse and she worried she would not be able to see her patient in [...]
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African-American Women Are Dying From Pregnancy-Related Complications At A Much Higher Rate Than Other Races.#BMHW20
This Black Maternal Health Week (#BMHW20) we want to sound the alarm and raise awareness to the disparities in black maternal health and share what Alameda Health System (AHS) is doing to help address these disparities in maternal health. The black community is facing a health crisis that isn't gaining enough attention. Black [...]
Recently, AHS providers gathered to discuss cultural rigor and reproductive justice and how they impact OB-GYN services for black women. Dr. Karen Scott, Associate Professor and OB/GYN Hospitalist with the University of California San Francisco led the conversation that drove attendees to look at health care practices and how they may be contributing to [...]