Strengthening Patient Experience via Technology

Alameda Health System’s Dr. Jenny Cohen has cared for her 75-year-old patient for more than five years. Diagnosed with cancer, the patient was now receiving hospice care. On their March 23 telephone visit, Dr. Cohen discovered the cancer was getting worse and she worried she would not be able to see her patient in [...]

2020-04-28T22:04:09+00:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

African-American Women Are Dying From Pregnancy-Related Complications At A Much Higher Rate Than Other Races.#BMHW20

This Black Maternal Health Week (#BMHW20) we want to sound the alarm and raise awareness to the disparities in black maternal health and share what Alameda Health System (AHS) is doing to help address these disparities in maternal health. The black community is facing a health crisis that isn't gaining enough attention. Black [...]

2020-04-17T15:41:35+00:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Featured|

REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE AND HOW THEY IMPACT OB-GYN SERVICES FOR BLACK WOMEN #BMHW20

Recently, AHS providers gathered to discuss cultural rigor and reproductive justice and how they impact OB-GYN services for black women. Dr. Karen Scott, Associate Professor and OB/GYN Hospitalist with the University of California San Francisco led the conversation that drove attendees to look at health care practices and how they may be contributing to [...]

2020-04-14T19:01:38+00:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Featured|

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|