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@amfmediagroup.com 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@amfmediagroup.com 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 [...]
Originally published in Becker's Hospital Review. October 12, 2016 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. Thirty patients in the hospital's medical/surgical ICU participated [...]
Health System Contact Jerri Randrup firstname.lastname@example.org@amfmediagroup.com 510-437-4732 Media Contact Kyle McGuire email@example.com 925-790-2788 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 10, 2016 Alameda Health System Honors Long-Serving Employees Caregivers Across the System Celebrated for Career Milestones Oakland, Calif. (October 10, 2016) – Alameda Health System (AHS) recently celebrated its employees for their dedication and commitment to its mission of caring, [...]
Originally published in KRON4. By Allison Weeks October 10, 2016 OAKLAND (KRON)---The U.S. Green Council will recognize Highland Hospital in Oakland on Tuesday for its $668 million dollar eco-friendly renovations, according to Alameda County officials. The two new facilities will receive a national gold certificate from the council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental [...]
Originally published in Modern Healthcare. By Adam Rubenfire & Jaclyn Schiff September 16, 2016 For most hospital administrators, the idea of allowing filmmakers to roam the halls of the ICU is probably no more appealing than getting into the nitty-gritty of their compensation. But uncomfortable situations can yield powerful results, which must have been [...]
Highland Hospital, with a $6 million grant from the Kaiser Permanente Community Fund, is buying magnetic resonance imaging equipment that will double the number of patients who can be tested for cancer, disease and health problems. Read more.