New AHS Committee to Address Diversity

New AHS Committee to Address Diversity Alameda Health System has established a Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (HEDI) that will bring a systematic approach and vision to advancing health equity, diversity and inclusion at all levels of the system. HEDI will look beyond the type and quality of services AHS provided. It will [...]

2020-01-23T00:00:09+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS Fights Food Insecurity

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhuman because it often results in physical death.” ~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The cost of living in the Bay Area is the highest in the country and a recent report showed that many people in Alameda County are [...]

2020-01-21T21:42:20+00:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Acute Rehabilitation Unit is Officially Open

On Sunday, December 8, all inpatient residents of the acute rehabilitation unit (ARU) at Alameda Health System (AHS) – Fairmont Hospital were moved to the newly built ARU at Alameda Health System – San Leandro Hospital. “This is a very exciting time for us. The Fairmont campus has its historical charm but our new space [...]

2019-12-20T16:45:10+00:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Featured|

Alameda Health System – Alameda Hospital Ranked Top SNF in California

Congratulations Alameda Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) for being ranked as the third best nursing home in the state of California by Newsweek! Newsweek‘s Best Nursing Homes 2020 recognizes just over 400 of the best nursing homes across the 20 largest US states. The Best Nursing Homes were chosen based on a survey among nurses, [...]

2019-12-20T16:45:20+00:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

A Lot To Be Thankful For

Thanksgiving has come back around giving us another opportunity to reflect and celebrate all of the reasons we should be grateful. This year I’m grateful for my family, my health, for our patients who entrust their care in our hands and for all of the passionate and dedicated people who work at Alameda Health System. [...]

2019-11-27T21:51:06+00:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: AHS In The News, Featured|

Dr. Donna Carey Galvanizes Her Community

Originally Published in Oakland Magazine October 2019 By Erika Mailman With palpable charm and humor, Highland Hospital’s Dr. Donna White Carey easily earns parents’ trust for that most important of jobs: their child’s health. But she’s got her eye on even stouter duties, like galvanizing the community around the disturbing statistic that in Alameda County, African-American [...]

2019-10-28T22:11:27+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: AHS In The News, Featured|

Acute Rehab Unit Moving to San Leandro Hospital

Alameda Health System’s (AHS) Acute Rehabilitation Unit (ARU) is transferring from AHS-Fairmont Hospital to AHS-San Leandro Hospital in a move that will complete a $28 million reconstruction project at the San Leandro Campus. The renovations began in March 2018 to comply with 2020 seismic requirements. ARU patients will move into the space Sunday, December 8, 2019. [...]

2019-12-05T21:39:04+00:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS Receives $2M Grant to Expand Palliative Care to Transform How People Experience End of Life across the Bay Area

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that more people suffering from chronic disease or terminal illness will be able to receive palliative care thanks to a $2 million grant from the Stupski Foundation. Palliative care is specialized medical care that focuses on providing patients relief from physical and mental stress caused by a serious or [...]

2019-10-17T18:26:34+00:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Featured|

Hospitals hope DSH cut delay leads to long-term solutions

Originally published in Modern HealthCare September 27, 2019 By, STEVEN ROSS JOHNSON As Congress approved another delay to $4 billion in planned cuts to Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital payments, hospitals are gearing up to rally support for a longer-term solution. The latest continuing resolution would postpone the funding reduction until Nov. 21 and awaits President Donald [...]

2019-10-09T15:53:52+00:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: AHS In The News, Featured|