AHS Board of Trustees Extends Interim CEO Contract

On May 1, 2021 the Alameda Health System (AHS) board unanimously endorsed James Jackson, interim CEO, with a six-month contract extension, effective May 23. Jackson was appointed in January to lead Alameda County’s comprehensive health services provider. The contract extension ensures that Jackson will continue to lead the $1 billion system consisting of four hospitals [...]

2021-05-05T23:30:38+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Delvecchio S. Finley Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Announces Delvecchio Finley as New CEO of Atrium Health Navicent Oakland, Calif. — Dec. 3, 2020 — Atrium Health has named Delvecchio Finley as president and chief executive officer of Georgia-based Atrium Health Navicent, effective February 1, 2021.   Finley has served as chief executive officer of Alameda Health System (AHS) [...]

2020-12-03T21:08:11+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Categories: AHS News Releases, Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS Teams with Alameda Alliance for Health to Provide Cervical Screenings as Part of Cervical Health Awareness Month

Oakland, Calif. – January 6, 2020 – January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. In honor of this important national health awareness observance, Alameda Health System (AHS) and Alameda Alliance for Health (Alliance) are teaming up to encourage more than 10,000 women in Alameda County to come in for their annual cervical screening at any AHS [...]

2020-01-07T17:33:32+00:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Alameda Health System’s Acute Rehabilitation Unit Moves to San Leandro Hospital

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that it will be moving its Acute Rehabilitation Unit (ARU) from its current location at Fairmont Hospital, to San Leandro Hospital. The move completes a $27 million reconstruction project of the San Leandro facility which began in March of 2018. The newly designed space will provide patients with access [...]

2019-12-05T21:38:15+00:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

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+00:00October 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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|