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|

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|