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 [...]

2019-02-15T16:01:41+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|

Alameda Health System Names Mark Amey as Chief Information Officer

Oakland, Calif. — September 11, 2018 — Alameda Health System today announced Mark Amey as Chief Information Officer. With a strong background in implementing electronic health record systems, Amey will oversee the installation of Alameda Health System’s new milestone EHR project, which will enhance the coordination of patient care across the public hospital system. Amey [...]

2018-09-26T22:34:54+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases, Featured, Latest News From AHS|

American Hospital Association Selects Alameda Health System CEO for Board of Trustees

Oakland, Calif. — August 13, 2018—Alameda Health System CEO Delvecchio Finley was recently elected to the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2019. The AHA Board of Trustees is the organization’s highest policy-making body and has ultimate authority for the governance and management of its direction and finances. [...]

2018-08-14T16:28:43+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases, Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Alameda Health System CEO Named Board Chairman of Essential Hospitals Institute

Oakland, Calif. — July 12, 2018—Alameda Health System announced today its CEO Delvecchio Finley was named board chairman of the Essential Hospitals Institute, the research and quality arm of the national parent organization America’s Essential Hospitals. “I’m honored to serve as chair of the Essential Hospitals Institute,” Finley said. “The Institute has a rich history [...]

2018-07-12T21:24:48+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

July 2, 2018 – Alameda Health System Board of Trustees Adopts Resolution to Support Families Seeking Asylum and Protect Children at Border Crossings

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alameda Health System Board of Trustees Adopts Resolution to Support Families Seeking Asylum and Protect Children at Border Crossings Oakland, Calif. — July 2, 2018 — The Alameda Health System Board of Trustees has unanimously adopted a resolution that supports families seeking asylum at border crossings, [...]

2018-07-10T18:29:50+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

June 19, 2018 – Alameda Health System Trauma Prevention Team Helps to Reduce Children’s Injuries from Automobiles and Bicycles at Safe Kids Day Community Fair

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alameda Health System Trauma Prevention Team Helps to Reduce Children’s Injuries from Automobiles and Bicycles at Safe Kids Day Community Fair Oakland, Calif. — June 19, 2018—In a continued effort to prevent trauma incidents among children in Alameda County, Alameda Health System’s trauma prevention team will [...]

2018-07-10T19:18:06+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|