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+00:00November 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+00:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Highland earns statewide honor

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 [...]

2017-10-12T18:42:05+00:00October 31st, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Oakland: Center attending to ‘urgent needs’ of refugees

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.

2017-10-12T18:43:49+00:00October 27th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Alameda Hospital Hosts Annual Community Health Fair

Health System Contact Jerri Randrup jrandrup@alamedahealthsystem.orgkyle@amfmediagroup.com 510-437-4732 Media Contact Kyle McGuire kyle@amfmediagroup.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 [...]

2018-06-22T15:18:42+00:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Alameda Health System Strengthens Hospital Leadership

Health System Contact Jerri Randrup jrandrup@alamedahealthsystem.orgkyle@amfmediagroup.com 510-437-4732 Media Contact Kyle McGuire kyle@amfmediagroup.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 [...]

2018-06-22T15:17:01+00:00October 13th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Acupuncture can lower ICU patients’ pain, study finds

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 [...]

2018-06-15T00:43:17+00:00October 12th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Alameda Health System Honors Long-Serving Employees

Health System Contact Jerri Randrup jrandrup@alamedahealthsystem.orgkyle@amfmediagroup.com 510-437-4732 Media Contact Kyle McGuire kyle@amfmediagroup.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, [...]

2018-06-22T15:19:25+00:00October 10th, 2016|Categories: Archive|