Public Charge Information for Staff and Patients

On August 14, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published the Final Public Charge Rule. This new rule expands the types of public benefits that will be considered for a public charge determination. The new rule will go in effect on Oct. 15, 2019. To ensure staff and patients have accurate information we have [...]

2019-10-08T22:16:10+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

The Behavioral Health Unit Celebrates the Class of 2019

Dina Murray stood tall and smiled brightly as she looked at the people seated to her left and her right. “You are all sent here like pieces of broken glass in a paper bag and we are told to help put you back together. I’m so proud of all of you. You did the work [...]

2019-08-16T18:55:17+00:00 August 14th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

Supply Drive Supports Local Students

Weeks before Oakland Unified School District commenced a new school year, Alameda Health System (AHS) participated in a school supply drive for Bella Vista Elementary, one of Highland Hospital’s neighboring schools. AHS chief operating officer Luis Fonseca was on site to help deliver the supplies to Principal Linda Flynn. In total, AHS staff donated: [/fusion_text] [...]

2019-08-14T21:10:59+00:00 August 14th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

S·A·P·P·H·I·R·E Update From the CIO

Excitement is rising as we get closer to the implementation of the new electronic health record (EHR). This is the biggest financial investment in the history of Alameda Health System and it will allow us to provide better care for the future. Many staff have questions about what to expect and our Chief Information Officer [...]

2019-04-24T15:47:11+00:00 April 24th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

MLK Day of Service Recap

Food is a Basic Human Right For the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service, about 40 Alameda Health System staff, executives, trustee members and their families, volunteered at the Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB). The AHS crew joined other organizations and together the 200 volunteers bagged about 50,000 pounds of produce [...]

2018-06-15T17:12:38+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Archive, Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Alameda Health System Leaders Say Hospitals Are ‘Safe Spaces’ for Undocumented Immigrants

Originally published in East Bay Express. By Darwin BondGraham November 30, 2016 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 [...]

2018-06-15T16:56:57+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

AHS to Play Key Role in Alameda County Whole Person Care Pilot

 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 [...]

2018-06-15T16:37:29+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: Archive|