Facts and Figures

Alameda Health System (AHS) is a leading public health care provider and medical training institution recognized for its world class patient and family centered system of care. The heart of its mission is to promote wellness and eliminate disparities within the diverse communities of Alameda County, California. As a regional and national leader in health care excellence and safety, AHS upholds a steadfast commitment to provide services to all in need of health care. As one of Alameda County’s largest employers, AHS is a major economic power providing more than 4,500 jobs and contributing nearly $560 million annually in salaries, wages and benefits. AHS is also home to more than 1,100 physicians across the nine facilities within the health care system.
By the Numbers (FY 2015, June 30)
  • Total Licensed Beds: 789
  • Inpatient Admissions: 19,851
  • Total Outpatient Visits: 329,479
  • Emergency Room Visits: 113,897
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Surgeries: 9,585
  • Newborn Deliveries: 1,077


  • Designated ‘Baby-Friendly’ by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • Accredited by The Joint Commission, which sets standards for judging the quality of health care nationwide.
  • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Level II Trauma Center, recognizing its ability to provide the optimal level of care to patients with severe and often life-threatening injuries.
  • AHS provides care for nearly 100 percent of all acute psychiatric emergencies in Alameda County.
  • The Labyrinth Therapy program is the only one of its kind on the West Coast.
  • A Five-Star Rating awarded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
  • Earned the Gold Plus Target Stroke Elite Award from the American Stroke Association, the only primary stroke center in the East Bay recognized as a Gold Plus Target Stroke Elite Award program.


A family birthing center, a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), a state-of-the art Diagnostic Imaging Services Center (DISC), physical/ occupational/speech therapy suites, a technologically advanced laboratory, and same-day, primary and specialized health care in 10 specialty centers, as well as same day dental.

Other services include:

  • Psychiatric care
  • Radiology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory care
  • Senior Health
  • Skilled nursing
  • Subacute care
  • Stroke
  • Surgery
  • Urology
  • Wound care

Alameda Health System Members