Opinion: Gun Violence is a Serious Health Issue for Certain Bay Area Students

Originally published in The Mercury News Limiting access to guns is paramount to giving low-income students the same chance at health as those in wealthier neighborhoods. By DELVECCHIO FINLEY and DR. GREGORY VICTORINO Across our country, young people and their families are staging coordinated “March for Our Lives” demonstrations following the murder of 17 at [...]

2018-04-03T20:21:29+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: AHS In The News, Board of Trustees, Featured|

Alameda Health Teaching Public How to Stop Bleeding

This was originally published March 16, 2018 on ABCNews7 By, Laura Anthony OAKLAND, CALIF. (KGO) -- It's a timely subject unfortunately and the Alameda Health System is taking the lead when it comes to preparing people for the unthinkable, like the mass casualty disaster or an active shooter. In Oakland, a Highland Hospital trauma nurse demonstrated [...]

2018-04-03T20:21:59+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: AHS In The News, Board of Trustees, Featured|

Alameda Health System to Begin $200M Epic Implementation Project

Originally published in EHR Intelligence By Kate Monica January 26, 2018 - The Alameda Health System (AHS) Board of Trustees recently approved a $200 million Epic implementation project to improve care coordination for the 1,100 physicians part of the health system. The fully-integrated Epic EHR system will enable physicians at the Oakland-based health system to [...]

2018-04-03T20:22:47+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: AHS In The News, Board of Trustees, Featured|

Treating the Whole Patient

Highland Hospital’s Dr. Harrison Alter focuses on social emergency medicine, which addresses social and economic factors that cause disease. This article was originally posted in Oakland Magazine. Written by: Patrick Hoge Ever since Dr. Harrison Alter fell in love with emergency medicine while interning at Oakland’s Highland Hospital, he has become increasingly convinced that social [...]

2018-04-03T20:23:21+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: AHS In The News, Board of Trustees, Featured|