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|

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|

AHS Donates Monitors to Reduce the Digital Divide

Alameda Health System (AHS) recently updated monitors due to the implementation of our new electronic health record. Instead of disposing of the upgraded equipment, we donated the 2,000 monitors to Tech Exchange, an Oakland based company dedicated to providing digital equity to residents across the East Bay. On October 23, 2019 they held an event [...]

2019-11-01T20:41:36+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

Taking Time for Self-Care

Gina Rapaport Wellness Program Manager Alameda Health System I didn’t necessarily pursue a career in health care; I would say health care pursued me. I have a lot of doctors and nurses and psychiatrists in my family, so it’s in my blood. I started working at Alameda Health System through an internship while I was [...]

2019-10-28T20:20:48+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

Alexander Peña-Community Minded

Every couple of months, I go speak to high school students about why I chose the law. I tell my story. I was born and raised in El Salvador and didn’t move to the United States until I was almost 16. I didn’t speak a single word of English. I did my undergrad in criminology [...]

2019-10-15T18:50:15+00:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Latest News From AHS|