Highland Improves Breastfeeding Rates to 90%

Contact Kyle McGuire kyle@amfmediagroup.com 925-790-2788 Jerri Randrup jrandrup@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-437-4732 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sep. 8, 2016 High-Tech Gift Strengthens Alameda Health System’s Ability to Serve All Alameda Health System, Kaiser Permanente, and East Bay Community Foundation team up for new technology Oakland, Calif. (Sep. 8, 2016) – Alameda Health System Foundation (AHSF) today announced a historic advancement in [...]

2017-10-12T19:19:15+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Alameda Health System Foundation Receives Avon Grant for Breast Cancer Patient Navigator Program

Oakland, Calif. (July 25, 2016) – Alameda Health System (AHS) and AHS Foundation(AHSF) announced receipt of a $125,000 grant from Avon Breast Cancer Crusade to fund AHS’long-standing efforts to support breast cancer patients through diagnosis and treatment. AHS Patient Navigator Zhonnet Harper accepted the mock check during the closing ceremony for theAVON 39 Walk to End Breast Cancer, held July 24 in San Francisco. Avon’s generous grant will be used to further the impact of our Patient Navigation Program [...]

2017-10-12T19:19:41+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Chief Medical Officer Announced!

We are pleased to welcome Ghassan Jamaleddine, MD, as the new Chief Medical Officer at Alameda Health System (AHS). He will begin his role on August 1 and succeed Joe A. Walker, MD, who has served as our Acting Chief Medical Officer since October 2015. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jamaleddine will oversee the clinical [...]

2017-10-12T19:15:43+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Highland Hospital birthing center opens with innovative technology

Private and spacious rooms with beds that change position therapeutically, private bathroom, shower, TV and wardrobe: This is the new face of Highland Hospital's Acute Care Tower in Oakland, a member of Alameda Health System, which opened its doors a few months ago.  Read more.

2017-10-12T19:15:59+00:00 July 7th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Luis Fonseca Named Chief Operating Officer for Alameda Health System

Oakland, Calif. — Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that Luis Fonseca has been named Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Fonseca will provide operational and strategic leadership to the executives of AHS’ hospitals, wellness centers, and skilled nursing facilities. He will also play a key role in ensuring that operations are functioning effectively and strategy [...]

2017-10-12T19:16:11+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Director of the Eastmont Wellness Refugee Health Screening Clinic Honored for Her Work

Just last week, at their World Refugee Day celebration, our own Sambo Ly, Director of the Eastmont Wellness Refugee Health Screening Clinic was recognized by the East Bay Refugee Forum for her hard work and dedication to the care of refugees. The refugee clinic is the only state approved site to provide health screening to [...]

2017-10-03T22:05:23+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Archive|