‘I believe the Oakland Zoo saved this man’s life’- Dr. Feeney (As Featured on NBC Bay Area)

The story begins in late January when an elderly man was admitted to Highland Hospital. Feeney said, at first, it looked as if the man might be suffering from food poisoning, but he did not respond to treatment. "Despite potent antibiotics, he got worse and worse," Feeney said. Eventually, test results revealed a parasite, [...]

2021-04-16T21:39:52+00:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS Honors BEloved Birth Black Centering During Black Maternal Health Week

Alameda Health System is excited to witness the success of a new and innovative approach to Black maternal health care that creates improved experience and care outcomes – bridging the gap in health care disparities in the Black community. BElovedBIRTH Black Centering’s first group of Black women report high satisfaction and impeccable support in [...]

2021-04-16T21:34:46+00:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Getting to the Hearts (and Arms) of Homeless in Alameda County

In a grassroots effort to provide vaccines for marginalized homeless populations, Alameda Health System’s Mobile Health Clinic partnered with Alameda County Health Care Services Agency on a pilot mobile vaccination program that began on February 22, 2021. The goal was to reach smaller community pockets where access to the vaccine proved to be the [...]

2021-04-09T20:58:36+00:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Revolutionizing the Doctor’s Visit Through Telemedicine

After the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic and stay-at-home orders were put in place, Alameda Health System (AHS) had to rethink how to continue to provide critical health care services and launched telehealth to provide patient care via video or phone visits. Dr. Jenny Cohen, Internal Medicine and Associate Chief Medical Informatics [...]

2021-04-09T20:07:21+00:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

BElovedBIRTH Black Centering Receives Proclamation

AHS’s BElovedBIRTH Black Centering Program received a Proclamation from District 5 Board of Supervisor Keith Carson at their Regular Meeting on April 6. The Proclamation was presented in recognition of Black Maternal Health Week and the amazing services the program offers which revolutionizes the approach to maternal care for Black women. Launched in October [...]

2021-04-07T17:58:35+00:00April 7th, 2021|Categories: Featured|