Congresswoman Barbara Lee tours Highland Hospital’s new Acute Care Tower

Oakland, Calif. – August 3, 2017 – Congresswoman Barbara Lee toured Highland Hospital’s newly designated adult Level 1 Trauma Center to learn more about the services provided to East Bay residents, and to highlight devastating impacts to those services if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. “I am truly pleased with the high-quality service being [...]

2017-10-04T13:34:32+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

Mary V. King Remembered with Fund for Expectant Families and Newborns

The Alameda Health System Foundation (AHSF) has raised more than $70,000 to support equipment and program needs of the Family Birthing Center in the new Highland Hospital Acute Care Tower. The funds, secured by AHSF’s Mary V. King Fundraising Committee, will further access to maternal and child health care services for Alameda County residents of [...]

2017-10-12T18:15:12+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

Alameda Health System Names Tangerine Brigham to Lead Population Health Efforts

Alameda Health System (AHS) today announced that Tangerine Brigham has been named Chief Administrative Officer, Population Health. In this role, Brigham will lead the health system’s ongoing efforts to improve the patient experience, reduce costs and transition to population health management. Research has shown that traditional health care delivery only accounts for a small percentage [...]

2017-10-12T19:10:22+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

Highland Hospital Helps DUI Prevention Effort for Teens

CHP Stages Mock Car Crash, Aftermath to Warn Skyline Kids of the Dangers Highland Hospital recently teamed up with the California Highway Patrol to give teenagers a vivid warning on the dangers of drinking and driving. The CHP’s “Every 15 Minutes” DUI prevention program pulls together emergency workers and health care providers, local and state [...]

2017-10-12T18:13:58+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

Training a Diverse Healthcare Workforce of the Future

Health System Contact Terry Lightfoot tlightfoot@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-535-7626 Media Contact Kyle McGuire kyle@amfmediagroup.com 925-790-2788 Training a Diverse Healthcare Workforce of the Future Alameda Health System, Alameda Unified School District and FACES for the Future Partner on a High School Internship Program Oakland, Calif. (March 7, 2017) – Alameda Health System (AHS), Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) and [...]

2017-10-12T18:38:18+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

Alameda Health System Reaffirms Commitment to Serving All

 AHS Board of Trustees Issues Resolution in Response to Recent Immigration Policy ChangesThe Alameda Health System (AHS) Board of Trustees has adopted a resolution reaffirming the health system's commitment to providing healthcare services for all, including vulnerable populations and the uninsured, without regard to income, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identification or citizenship.As an integrated public health [...]

2017-10-12T19:01:59+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

Community Engagement Efforts Aim to Improve Infant Safety

Turning tragedy into action, Stefania Kaplanes, AHS trauma prevention manager, is motivated by the “saddest two hours of (each) month.” “I sit on the Alameda County Child Death Review Committee. It is the saddest two hours of the month,” Kaplanes said. “Hearing the cases motivates me to bring the best practices I learn back to [...]

2017-10-12T19:03:36+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

Financial Services Executive Anthony Thompson Appointed to AHS Board of Trustees

Health System Contact Terry Lightfoot tlightfoot@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-535-7626 Media Contact Kyle McGuire kyle@amfmediagroup.com 925-790-2788 Financial Services Executive Anthony Thompson Appointed to AHS Board of Trustees Oakland, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2016) – Anthony Thompson, a veteran financial services business development and marketing executive, has been appointed to the Alameda Health System (AHS) Board of Trustees for a three-year [...]

2017-10-12T19:10:49+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Categories: Latest News From AHS|