A Soldier on Two Fronts

From The Military War Zone to The CoronaVirus Front Line One of our own was recently featured by Good Morning America by a patient that she had cared for in the past. Fourteen years ago, Nurse Debra Muhl, was better recognized as Lieutenant Colonel Deborah Muhl. She was a highly decorative Air [...]

2020-03-31T15:33:53+00:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: AHS In The News, Featured, Latest News From AHS|

A Message from DR. Ghassan for #NATIONALDOCTORSDAY

“..THANK YOU FOR YOUR DEDICATION, BRAVERY, HARD WORK AND COMMITMENT..” Dear Doctors, Today is National Doctors’ Day. I am taking this opportunity to thank you for your dedication, bravery, hard work and commitment during this unprecedented time. It is beyond imagination how our world has changed in less than a few weeks, [...]

2020-03-30T23:40:43+00:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

We Are Currently Accepting Supply Donations

Alameda Health System appreciates the overwhelming support from members of our community.  It is currently accepting supplies for use by hospital and clinic staff at Alameda Hospital, Fairmont Hospital & Rehabilitation Center, Highland Hospital, John George Psychiatric Hospital, San Leandro Hospital and its Wellness Centers. Donations can be delivered to Fairmont Hospital, Central Supply Service, [...]

2020-03-25T20:30:22+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS Prepares for Potential Surge

As the number of COVID-19 cases rise in the United States and in the Bay Area., AHS has been preparing should we receive an influx of patients at our acute-care hospitals. We’ve worked with regulatory agencies to be able to open alternate COVID-19 sites at Alameda, Highland and San Leandro hospitals.   Highland Hospital has [...]

2020-03-24T22:35:28+00:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

March is National Colorectal Awareness Month

Dr. Deborah Ellis is taking a pound of cure these days, because she delayed the ounce of prevention longer than she should have. “I am a champion for screening. When you are told by your physician to get screened, get it done. Make no excuses. Do [...]

2020-03-04T23:35:14+00:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Meet Jackie Ho, Our Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator

“I’m the type of person who loves to learn. I like to be challenged and be able to expand my knowledge and contribute more.” Jackie Ho, PharmD, MPH Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator Alameda Health System–San Leandro Hospital After college, I [...]

2020-03-03T22:03:41+00:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Our Skilled Nursing Facilities Receive Five Star Quality Rating

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that it has received a Five Star Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the quality of care its staff provides to patients in its skilled nursing facilities. AHS has four skilled nursing facilities that provide long-term or temporary residence for patients undergoing [...]

2020-02-27T20:19:27+00:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

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|