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|

April 26, 2018 – Alameda Health System Observes National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alameda Health System Observes National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Oakland, Calif. — April 26, 2018 — On National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, April 28, Alameda Health System is reminding the community of kiosks open at three of its facilities to drop off expired medications. [...]

2018-07-10T19:17:24+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

April 12, 2018 – Alameda Health System and Anthem Blue Cross Reach Contract Agreement

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alameda Health System and Anthem Blue Cross Reach Contract Agreement Alameda Hospital now “in-network” for Anthem Blue Cross members Oakland, Calif. — April 12, 2018 — Alameda Health System today announced a new contract with Anthem Blue Cross of California at Alameda Hospital. Beginning May 1, [...]

2018-07-10T19:16:54+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

April 10, 2018 – Alameda Health System Debuts Medical Simulation Center

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 EMBARGOED UNTIL APRIL 10, 2018 Alameda Health System Debuts Medical Simulation Center Oakland, Calif. — April 10, 2018 — Alameda Health System today announced the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art Health Professions Training and Education Center that will give local young women and men from diverse backgrounds hands-on [...]

2018-07-10T19:16:18+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

March 12, 2018 – “Stop the Bleed” Training at Senior Injury Prevention Forum

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 NEWS ADVISORY “Stop the Bleed” Training at Senior Injury Prevention Forum Assemblyman Nate Miley to receive training and certification Oakland, Calif. — March 12, 2018 — At the Alameda County Emergency Medical Services’ Annual Senior Injury Prevention forum on March 16, Supervisor Nate Miley will participate in the hands-on [...]

2018-07-10T19:15:03+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

January 25, 2018 – Alameda Health System Board of Trustees Approves Implementation of Electronic Health Record System Project

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alameda Health System Board of Trustees Approves Implementation of Electronic Health Record System Project Epic EHR system provides transparency of patient records among providers; empowers patients to become active participants in their own health Oakland, Calif. — Jan. 25, 2018 — The Alameda Health System Board [...]

2018-07-10T18:37:53+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

January 17, 2018 – County Board of Supervisors Names Dr. Taft Bhuket to Alameda Health Systems Board of Trustees

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE County Board of Supervisors Names Dr. Taft Bhuket to Alameda Health Systems Board of Trustees Oakland, Calif. — Jan. 17, 2018 —Alameda Health System, the Bay Area’s leading public health system, announced today that Dr. Taft Bhuket has been appointed to the AHS Board of Trustees, [...]

2018-07-10T19:03:29+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|

January 17, 2018 – “Stop the Bleed” Training at Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital

Contact Lorna Fernandes lfernandes@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-506-0812 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STOP THE BLEED Training at Alameda Health System-Highland Hospital Oakland, Calif. — Jan. 17, 2018 —No longer are CPR and First Aid training sufficient community life-saving techniques. The new normal with the rise of mass shootings and active shooter situations in schools, churches, public meeting places, [...]

2018-07-10T19:02:43+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: AHS News Releases|