Alameda Hospital Facilities Receive Five-Star Ratings

Originally published in Alameda Sun. By Sun Staff Reports March 24. 2016 Skilled nursing facilities provide a range of health services including post-acute care following an inpatient hospital stay and allowing residents to recuperate under the guidance of rehabilitation specialists in preparation for returning home. Alameda Hospital has three skilled nursing facilities: Alameda [...]

2018-06-14T04:15:18+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Oakland: New Highland Hospital acute tower dedicated

Originally published in The Mercury News. By Rebecca Parr January 29, 2016 OAKLAND — The jewel of a $668 million Highland Hospital campus renovation, a nine-story acute tower, was dedicated Friday. The tower is the second phase of a three-part upgrading of the county’s public health system’s main campus. The building will provide [...]

2018-06-14T04:00:17+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Highland Hospital tower in Oakland to open in April

Originally published in SFGate. By Victoria Colliver January 29, 2016 Highland Hospital’s new nine-story tower, the centerpiece of the largest public construction project ever funded by Alameda County, is set to open to the public in April. The new Oakland hospital will replace a 1960s-era building that didn’t meet newer earthquake safety laws, lacked the [...]

2018-06-14T03:49:10+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Hoping to Heal Future Athletes

Originally published in CalBears. By Tim Miguel November 25, 2015 Stephen Anderson can hold his own in a conversation with the team's medical staff when he has an injury. Very interested in a career in the medical field, Anderson, a senior tight end for the Golden Bears, often chats with the Cal medical staff [...]

2018-06-14T03:20:15+00:00 November 25th, 2015|Categories: Archive|

Community Paramedics Curb Hospital Readmissions and Non-Emergent 9-1-1 Use

Originally published in Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS). By Elsie Kusel, EMT P, BS, P. & Brian Savino, MD. November 23, 2015 Mobile integrated healthcare and community paramedicine (MIH-CP) is making significant strides in areas across the United States. Although goals of MIH-CP programs will differ based on a jurisdiction’s needs, many if [...]

2018-06-14T03:10:54+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Archive|

Delvecchio Finley: 2015 Up and Comers

Originally published in Modern Healthcare. By Andis Robeznieks Delvecchio Finley built an impressive track record long before he took over this year at public health system Alameda Health in Oakland, Calif. Finley opened people’s eyes as a young CEO at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, a Los Angeles County hospital, which had just received dismal [...]

2018-06-25T18:20:15+00:00 October 10th, 2015|Categories: Archive|

Alameda Hospital Receives American College of Cardiology Award for Cardiac Care

Contact Jerri Randrup jrandrup@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-437-4732 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Alameda Hospital Receives American College of Cardiology Award for Cardiac Care NCDR ACTION Registry – GWTG Gold award recognizes high standards   ALAMEDA, CA (July 23, 2015) – Alameda Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2015. [...]

2018-06-13T19:48:06+00:00 July 23rd, 2015|Categories: Archive|

Foundation Furthers Essential Support for Breast Cancer Patients

Contact Jerri Randrup jrandrup@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-437-4732 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Foundation Furthers Essential Support for Breast Cancer Patients Oakland, Calif. (July 21, 2015) – Alameda Health System (AHS) and the AHS Foundation announced the receipt of a $125,000 grant to assist high-risk patients in need of diagnostic and treatment services for breast cancer. The grant supports [...]

2018-06-13T19:30:09+00:00 July 21st, 2015|Categories: Archive|

Career Advice From Sanford Grad, Top Young Healthcare Exec

Originally published in Duke University - Alumni Profiles By Carol Jackson & Tavarius Felton June 9, 2015 Delvecchio Finley MPP'02, the 36-year-old CEO of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, has completed a lot of things that many people his age dream of. He managed to leave public housing in Atlanta behind, eventually earning a master's [...]

2018-06-13T19:08:38+00:00 June 9th, 2015|Categories: Archive|

1 in 3 Adults Have Potentially Dangerous Medical Condition

Originally published in Live Science. By Angela Blaszczak-Boxe May 19, 2015 More than a third of adults in the U.S. have a condition called "metabolic syndrome," which involves a combination of risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity, according to a new study. In the study, researchers looked at data [...]

2018-06-13T18:28:30+00:00 May 19th, 2015|Categories: Archive|