Alameda Health System Launches Epic Electronic Health System

EHR to unite providers and empower patients to become active participants in their own health Oakland, Calif. – October 11, 2019 – Alameda Health System (AHS) successfully launched its new Epic electronic health record (EHR) system last week. Epic is the most widely-used and comprehensive health records system in the country. The EHR implementation project started [...]

2019-10-11T01:25:13+00:00 October 11th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

OakCare and Alameda Health Partners Doctors Agree to Form New Unified Medical Group

Alameda Health System announced today that OakCare Medical Group (OMG), that has served AHS for over 20 years, has decided to unify with Alameda Health Partners (AHP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alameda Health System (AHS). The unification will establish a new medical group to provide future quality physician care for AHS. “This is an important [...]

2019-07-02T22:32:06+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

In a Remarkable Feat of Engineering, State-of-the-Art MRI Scanner to be Air Lifted by Crane into Highland Hospital

New equipment to provide lifesaving diagnostic services for more than 7,000 patients a year On Tuesday, June 25, Alameda Health System’s (AHS’) long-awaited state-of-the-art 3T MRI scanner will be installed at Highland Hospital and Trauma Center. On behalf of AHS, AHS Foundation (AHSF) received a $6 million grant from Kaiser Permanente in 2016 to expand [...]

2019-06-24T20:41:32+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Alameda Health System Selected by Industry Leaders as Frontline Healthcare Worker Emerging Champion

Healthcare organizations receive recognition for local, inclusive hiring practices and improving job quality for their entry-level staff Alameda Health System (AHS) has been recognized as a 2019 CareerSTAT Frontline Healthcare Worker Emerging Champion by their peers, CareerSTAT announced today. The award recognizes healthcare organizations investing in the skills and career of their frontline workers. In [...]

2019-08-12T22:07:07+00:00 June 17th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

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 [...]

2019-06-17T18:57:28+00:00 June 10th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Alameda Health System Receives Linked Learning Champion Employer Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alameda Health System Receives Linked Learning Champion Employer Award Hundreds of students receive experiential training through the AHS HealthPATH program Oakland, Calif. – March 20, 2019 – Alameda Health System (AHS) received the Linked Learning Employer Champion Award from the Linked Learning Alliance. The award recognizes AHS HealthPATH; the workforce development initiative [...]

2019-03-20T21:34:23+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

On the Anniversary of the Parkland High School Shooting Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Offers “Stop-the-Bleed” Training to Oakland Unified School District

On the one year anniversary of the Parkland High School shooting that killed 17 people, staff from Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital will train Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) students and staff on how to teach others to “Stop-the-Bleed.” WHO: OUSD students and staff will be trained by Highland Hospital Level 1 Trauma Center staff on [...]

2019-03-13T20:10:24+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Selected for Program to Expand MAT for Opioid Use Disorder

Alameda Health System (AHS)-Highland Hospital is among 31 health facilities selected from across the state to participate in the California Bridge Program, an accelerated training program for healthcare providers facilitated by the Public Health Institute’s Bridge program to enhance access to around-the-clock treatment for substance use disorders. Program sites will receive funding, training, and technical [...]

2019-08-12T22:07:57+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Congresswoman Lee Announces Maria Mendoza-Sanchez as Guest for 2019 State of the Union

Washington, DC – February 4, 2019 –  Congresswoman Barbara Lee announced that Oakland resident Maria Mendoza-Sanchez would be her guest to the 2019 State of the Union. Mendoza-Sanchez is an oncology nurse at Alameda Health System - Highland Hospital who was caught up in the Trump Administration’s harsh immigration policies and deported to Mexico in [...]

2019-02-04T23:04:57+00:00 February 4th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Makes State C-Section Honor Roll for Three Consecutive Years

Oakland, Calif.— Oct. 24, 2018 — Alameda Health System (AHS), the Bay Area’s leading public health system, announced today that Smart Care California recognized AHS-Highland Hospital on the C-section Honor Roll as a facility that has successfully reduced the number of cesarean births. After recognizing an unhealthy trend in increased unnecessary C-sections, the Department of [...]

2018-10-25T14:29:36+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|