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|

Importance of Colon Cancer Screenings

The Tragic Death of Chadwick Boseman Reminds Us All of the Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screenings As we mourn the passing of Chadwick Boseman, Alameda Health System (AHS) encourages our patients and the community we serve to get screened early.  Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers if detected early. The American [...]

2020-08-31T21:36:55+00:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Mask Up Bay Area! Featuring Notable Public Figures In The East Bay

Masking is essential for slowing the spread of COVID-19. In order to encourage more people to mask up when going out and social distancing is possible, we've partnered with notable public figures in the East Bay-Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Liam Hendricks of the Oakland A's to name a few. Below are the videos that [...]

2020-09-04T23:31:49+00:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS Patient Expresses Gratitude and Appreciation for Exceptional Care Experience

Vincent Tran has a lot to be thankful for and he is especially appreciative of the care and compassion he received from the dedicated care providers at Alameda Health System’s Highland Hospital after he was hit by a car while riding a motorized skateboard in Oakland. As a result of the accident Tran [...]

2020-08-21T22:11:17+00:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Donation of Decontamination Kits

Donation of Decontamination Kits Helps AHS Maximize and Extend the Life of Valuable PPE As we know having enough supplies, including PPE, is critical in our efforts at Alameda Health System (AHS) to keep our staff and patients safe. As the numbers of COVID-19 cases continue to rise across California and the Bay [...]

2020-07-16T18:54:48+00:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Change in OMFS

Change in OMFS (Oral Maxillofacial Surgery) affiliation and new Residency Director On July 7th, 2020 AHS started a new affiliation with UCSF OMFS program under the leadership of Dr. Brian Bast, Chair of OMFS at UCSF. Under this affiliation and in collaboration with AHS, UCSF has been able to recruit four full time [...]

2020-07-15T16:49:48+00:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

THE JUICE IS WORTH THE SQUEEZE

Ross Miller, an ER nurse at Highland Hospital took a winding road to a career in healthcare, but once he began working in Highland’s emergency room, he never looked back. I graduated from college with a degree in economics in 2008, during the recession. I found myself applying for jobs that I didn’t [...]

2020-07-07T17:15:54+00:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|