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Luis Fonseca Named Chief Operating Officer for Alameda Health System

Sutter Health and Alameda Health System Launch First-Of-Its-Kind Data Sharing Initiative in Northern California

The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) just announced this past Wednesday, December

The Alameda Health System Foundation (AHSF) has welcomed Michael Gomez, Teresa Deloach Reed and Elñora Tena Webb to its board of directors.  The new board members bring more than a combined 70 years of management and leadership experience to the founda

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that Dr. Scott Zeller has received the distinction of Doctor of the Year by the National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council). Dr.

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that the March of Dimes California Chapter is supporting its CenteringPregnancy® program with a three-year grant, which will be administered by the Alameda Health System Foundation.

Building on its successful six-year program, Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that Kaiser Permanente continuing its support of AHS’s Preventing Heart Attacks and Strokes Everyday (PHASE) progr

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that Dr. Steven Rosenthal has been named Associate Chief Medical Officer (ACMO) for San Leandro Hospital. As ACMO, he will work with AHS Chief Medical Officer Dr. William Peruzzi and SLH Chief of Staff Dr.

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that Dr. Donato J. Stinghen has been named Associate Chief Medical Officer (ACMO) for Alameda Hospital (AH), effective immediately. As ACMO, he will work with AHS Chief Medical Officer Dr.

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced the receipt of a $10 million dollar grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies, one of the largest private foundations in the country.

Fairmont Hospital, a member of Alameda Health System (AHS) specializing in care for patients with severe stroke, brain and multiple trauma injuries, today announced a five-year partnership agreement with RehabCare, a subsidiary of Kindred Healthcare, I

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that its Board of Trustees unanimously named Daniel Boggan, Jr. as interim CEO. While Boggan’s tenure will officially begin on December 15, he is already in close communication with AHS’ current CEO Wright L.

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that Bonnie (formerly Hanson) Panlasigui has been named Chief Administrative Officer for Alameda Hospital, effective October 20, 2014. Ms.

Alameda Hospital, a member of Alameda Health System (AHS), a major public health care provider recognized as a world-class patient- and family-centered system of care, is hosting the 2014 Community Health Fair on Saturday October 25, 2014 in an effort

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that its Board of Trustees has formed a search committee to lead the effort to replace its CEO Wright L.

Alameda Health System (AHS) today announced that Wright L. Lassiter, III will step down as Chief Executive Officer. He has offered to stay on until December 12, 2014.  

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that its Emergency Department residency training program has been recognized by a new U.S. News and World Report study as No. 1 in California and No.

Alameda Health System (AHS) has announced that a total of 263 employees were

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that John George Psychiatric Hospital (JGPH), known for creating the Alameda Model, which resulted in an 80% reduction in delay for psychiatric care and greatly prevented the ER boarding of psychiatric patients, ha

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that Mark S. Fratzke has been named Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Mr.

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that Kinzi Richholt has been named Chief Nurse Executive.  A veteran of Bay Area health care with more than 25 years of experience, Ms.

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that David Cox has been named Chief Financial Officer. Mr.

Eloise Caggiano, a breast cancer survivor and the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Program Director, announced 10 new grants to local breast cancer organ

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that Tyler J. Bennett has been named Vice President of Ambulatory Care Services. Mr.

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that its Highland Hospital Echocardiography Lab has been recognized for its Adult Transthoracic services (a sonogram of the heart) by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). 

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that James Lugannani has been appointed to the AHS Board of Trustees for a three-year term. Mr.

Alameda Health System (AHS) has announced the appointment of Terry Lightfoot as the Director of Government and Community Relations. Mr.

We recently launched a beautiful and informative new website for San Leandro Hospital: SanLeandroHospitalAHS.org.

The National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) California recently appointed Guy Qvistgaard, administrator for John George Psychiatric Hospital

Alameda Health System (AHS) and Alameda Hospital announced that their agreement to affiliate was approved by both the AHS Board of Trustees and the City of Alameda Health Care District Board of Directors.

Alameda Health System (AHS) and Sutter Health announced that the San Leandro Hospital became a part of the AHS family of hospitals and Wellness centers.

John George Psychiatric Hospital (JGPH) announced the publication of a new study showing the use of regional psychiatric emergency services (PES) in appropriate health systems could significantly reduce health care costs while improving access and qual

Kinkini Banerjee and Joe DeVries Appointed to Alameda Health System Board of Trustees
October 18, 2013
Alameda Health System (AHS) announced that Kinkini Banerjee and Joe DeVries have been appointed to the AHS Board of Trustees by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. Ms. Banerjee is a public health consultant based in San Leandro and Mr. DeVries is Neighborhood Services Supervisor for the City of Oakland.

AHS Names Dave Gravender Chief Information Officer
October 7, 2013
Alameda Health System (AHS) announced the appointment of Dave Gravender as Chief Information Officer. In his new role, Gravender will lead the development and execution of strategic plan elements, including the operation of Information Systems for AHS, a nationally recognized public health care provider. 

AHS Patient Navigation Program Receives $110,000 Grant from Avon
Sept. 29, 2013
The Avon Safety Net Hospital Program funds projects that help ensure access to quality breast cancer care, screening and treatment, regardless of a person’s insurance status or ability to pay. At the 11th annual Avon Walk San Francisco, which raised more than $4.2 million to advance access to care and funding breast cancer prevention and treatment research, AHS was awarded $110,000 in support of its Patient Navigation Program.

August 2, 2013
Sutter Health and Alameda Health System (AHS) approved a formal agreement memorializing the donation of San Leandro Hospital to AHS, as the leaderships of both organizations have agreed to the transfer of ownership of the San Leandro Hospital from Sutter Health to AHS in the coming months.

Alameda Health System Names Carladenise Edwards Chief Strategy Officer
July 31, 2013
Alameda Health System (AHS), a nationally recognized public health care provider, annoucned it has appointed leading healthcare executive Carladenise A. Edwards as Chief Strategy Officer.

Alameda Health System Appoints James H. Strong Interim Chief Financial Officer 

July 17, 2013
Alameda Health System (AHS), a nationally recognized public health care provider, announced the appointment of James H. Strong to the position of Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Alameda Health System Appoints Dr. William T. Peruzzi Chief Medical Officer
July 15, 2013
Alameda Health System (AHS) announced it has appointed William T. Peruzzi, MD, SM, FCCM as Chief Medical Officer overseeing the delivery of high quality care to AHS patients.

Highland Hospital Clinical Pharmacist Residency Program Earns National Accreditation 

July 1, 2013
Alameda Health System (AHS) announced Highland Hospital’s Clinical Pharmacist Residency Program earned national recognition and accreditation for six years from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). 

Eastmont Wellness Debuts New Specialty Clinic
July 1, 2013
Eastmont Wellness today opened a new specialty clinic for orthopedic care and ophthalmology services among other specialized care; including a multi-use clinic and orthopedic cast room. 

New Same Day Clinic Boosts Quality of Service, Expected to Reduce Costs, Wait Times for Patients and Families
July 1, 2013
Highland Hospital officials are expecting a reduction in wait times since the recent opening of the Same Day Clinic in the new Highland Care Pavilion.

Award-Winning Birthing Center Announces Free Pre-Natal Class Schedule for New Bay Area Moms
July 1, 2013
Highland Hospital today announced the July 2013 pre-natal class schedule offered by the Maternal and Child Health Department and its Bright Beginnings Family Birthing Center for expecting Bay Area moms and families.

Highland’s Cardiac Cath Lab Hits Milestone with 100 Percent RCIS
July 1, 2013
Highland Hospital today announced 100 percent of its Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Technicians have earned the elite designation of Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS).

Alameda Health System and Alameda Hospital Sign Letter of Intent
June 19, 2013
The Boards of Directors for Alameda Health System (AHS) and the City of Alameda Health Care District (Alameda Hospital) have jointly announced a Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore an affiliation between the two organizations.

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Highland Care Pavilion Opens Today
June 12, 2013
The new technologically advanced Highland Care Pavilion improves patient access to urgent care services and helps meet the community’s growing demand for primary medical care.

Alameda Health System Trustee Valerie Lewis Honored as a 2013 Most Powerful and Influential Woman of California
May 17, 2013
Valerie D. Lewis, Esq., vice president of Alameda Health System's (AHS) Board of Trustees recognized by the California Diversity Council.

Alameda Health System and Sutter Health Announce Letter of Intent to Transfer Ownership of San Leandro Hospital
May 14, 2013
"AHS is pleased to announce that today it signed a 'Letter of Intent' with Sutter Health to transfer ownership of Sutter's San Leandro Hospital (SLH) to Alameda Health System...."

2013 Community Service Award Presented to John George Hospital Administrator
May 1, 2013
Alameda Health System (AHS) today announced John George Psychiatric Hospital Administrator, Guy Qvistgaard, will be awarded Alameda County Mental Health Board's Community Service Award for 2013...

Alameda County Medical Center Trustee Daniel Boggan Jr. Honored as Outstanding Director
February 25, 2013
Daniel Boggan Jr., Immediate Past President of the  Alameda County Medical Center Board of Trustees was recently recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the Bay Area’s Outstanding Directors for 2013. 

Kirk Miller Named President of Alameda County Medical Center Board of Trustees
January 23, 2013
Kirk E. Miller, an administrative law judge and a former long term health care attorney, was named as President of the Alameda County Medical Center Board of Trustees during the Board’s annual meeting held at Highland Hospital last night. 

Supervisors Appoint Michele Lawrence to Alameda County Medical Center Board of Trustees
January 22, 2013
Former Berkeley Unified School District Superintendent Michele Barraza Lawrence will join the Alameda County Medical Center  Board of Trustees during its regular monthly meeting today.