After shooting meth put her in a Missouri hospital with six days of bleeding, Heather Surface stumbled out into the January cold last year, still drug-addicted, homeless and unaware that she had a dangerous liver infection. Read more.
At their board meeting this evening, trustees of the Alameda Health System, which operates the county's public hospitals, affirmed that they will continue to make healthcare services available to undocumented immigrants and other populations whose care might be imperiled by the incoming Trump administration. Read more.
Alameda Health System is proud to partner with Alameda County's Health Care Services Agency on AC Care Connect, a new Whole Person Care Pilot. AC Care Connect will help homeless and other people with high needs with both health care and housing. The program is funded by a $140 million grant from the California Department [...]
Each week we examine stories that affect people who live and work in the Bay Area. In this episode we are discussing the dangers of premature birth. Read more.
A 30-year-old homeless woman who had been stabbed in the throat five years earlier still had a tracheotomy tube in her neck. Read more.
Alameda Health System Highland Hospital, one of only three Baby-Friendly designated hospitals in the Bay Area, has earned a spot on California’s 2016 Hospital C-Section Honor Roll. California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley recently recognized the Oakland hospital as one of 104 in the state which have met or exceeded a federal goal [...]
At Eastmont Wellness, there are no actual welcome mats awaiting people escaping tyranny and oppression in other countries, but the staff there nonetheless maintains this nation’s legacy of welcoming those who seek a better life. Read more.
Health System Contact Jerri Randrup firstname.lastname@example.org 510-437-4732 Media Contact Kyle McGuire email@example.com 925-790-2788 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2016 Alameda Hospital Hosts Annual Community Health Fair Fair Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of Certified Primary Stroke Center Oakland, Calif. (Oct. 17, 2016) – Alameda Hospital will host its annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, October 22 from 9 a.m.-12 [...]
Health System Contact Jerri Randrup firstname.lastname@example.org 510-437-4732 Media Contact Kyle McGuire email@example.com 925-790-2788 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2016 Alameda Health System Strengthens Hospital Leadership Recent Appointments Further Integrate Care Delivery System Wide Oakland, Calif. (October 13, 2016) – Alameda Health System (AHS) welcomes James E.T. Jackson and Richard Espinoza into new roles as chief administrative officer [...]
Pain is one of the most common complaints intensive care unit patients have, and acupuncture may be an inexpensive and drug-free way to ease that issue, according to a small study from Oakland, Calif.-based Highland Hospital. Read more.