Alameda Health System Announces Interim CEO

Alameda Health System (AHS) Board of Trustees Wednesday unanimously approved the appointment of former AHS executive James Jackson as the system’s Interim Chief Executive Officer. Jackson will assume the role immediately and partner on the transition with outgoing CEO Delvecchio Finley, who is leaving AHS on January 22. After one of the most tumultuous [...]

2021-01-14T03:57:31+00:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Alameda Health System’s Frontline Workers Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

Today, five frontline staff at Alameda Health System (AHS) Highland Hospital were the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  It marks a historic moment and big step forward in the fight to end the global pandemic as Alameda County and Bay Area continue to face a surge in cases and hospitalizations. The vaccine is [...]

2020-12-19T00:45:10+00:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Newly Appointed AHS Board Elects Officers

The newly appointed Board of Trustees (BOT) for Alameda Health System (AHS) met today, December 16, 2020 to elect officers, form working committees and set the meeting calendar for 2021. The Board of Trustees is appointed by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and is charged with the governance of Alameda Health System.  The [...]

2020-12-17T06:20:31+00:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: Board of Trustees, Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS Bridge Program Expands Access and Coordinated Care For Patients with Substance Use Disorders

Alameda Health System (AHS) has expanded the Bridge Program that focuses on specialty-level care for substance use disorders to provide a more integrated model of care for patients in need. The Bridge Program treats patients who abuse alcohol, stimulants, opioids, prescription medicines or any other substances. As part of this integrated and team-based approach [...]

2020-12-08T23:47:16+00:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS Continues To Support Victims of Domestic Violence

During the holiday season unrealistic expectations, financial pressures, and the increased consumption of alcohol can raise stress levels, which can contribute to incidents of domestic violence. Add to that, conditions created by COVID-19 including social distancing, working remotely and job loss and the numbers rise even more. “At Alameda Health System (AHS) we believe [...]

2020-12-08T22:02:46+00:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Delvecchio S. Finley Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Announces Delvecchio Finley as New CEO of Atrium Health Navicent Oakland, Calif. — Dec. 3, 2020 — Atrium Health has named Delvecchio Finley as president and chief executive officer of Georgia-based Atrium Health Navicent, effective February 1, 2021.   Finley has served as chief executive officer of Alameda Health System (AHS) [...]

2020-12-03T21:08:11+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Categories: AHS News Releases, Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Prenatal and Postpartum Care Program Developed For, By and With Black People

AHS & ACPHD Launches Prenatal and Postpartum Care Program Developed For, By and With Black People   Alameda Health System (AHS) in collaboration with the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) is launching BElovedBIRTH Black Centering, an evolution in the prenatal and postpartum model of care delivered in group settings and developed by, [...]

2020-10-07T19:04:43+00:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Outside Negotiator to Lead AHS and SEIU Bargaining

In the interest of public safety to avoid the threatened strike by SEIU, the Alameda Health System Board of Trustees has agreed to engage an outside negotiator to secure a labor contract on behalf of the organization. The Board also agrees with the union that the financial and structural relationship between the health system and Alameda County [...]

2020-09-23T15:37:58+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

New Mural Pays Tribute To The Outstanding Legacy and Contributions Of Our Dedicated Nurses

In celebration of our nurses and to commemorate their continuous contributions of healing and hope to the community, a 23-foot mural was recently installed at Highland Hospital in partnership with Alameda County. The mural dedicated to our nurses completes the final phase of three historic wall displays that depict the rich heritage of Highland Hospital, [...]

2020-09-14T18:00:12+00:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Hayward Wellness Addresses Patient COVID-19 Fears with Drive-By Immunization Clinic

Many are headed back to school during this month and whether students are attending class in person or participating through virtual learning, it is important that they are up to date on their immunizations especially during COVID-19 and as the flu season approaches. Nationwide, immunizations have shown a decline by approximately 40% from [...]

2020-08-31T22:34:09+00:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|