Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Amal Sharif. Amal attends Lighthouse Community Charter School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. “My teacher encourages us to explore new career fields. You can’t just get in the hospital [...]

2018-06-11T22:50:15+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS Gets REAL SOGI

The headline might read like alphabet soup or a text message found in a teenager’s phone but the acronyms are actually an integral part of Alameda Health System’s (AHS) plan to address population health. Collecting race, ethnicity, and language (REAL), sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) and housing data will help AHS meet the Public [...]

2018-06-05T19:27:16+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Alameda Hospital Acts F.A.S.T. and Saves Lives with Nationally-Recognized Stroke Program

(Photo: left to right--Denise, Dr. Claudine Dutaret, Stroke Center medical director, and Tyrone, at June 2 Stroke Center reunion) Living alone in the city of Alameda, 60-year-old Craig was watching an after-dinner TV movie when the screen became blurry and he started seeing double. He got up to adjust the TV screen and immediately collapsed. [...]

2018-06-24T03:43:49+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS—Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Every week a group of people gather at the Alameda Health System (AHS)-Hayward Wellness Center for happy hour to dance, laugh, eat and connect. The only thing missing is the cocktails. “One of AHS’s PRIME projects focuses on depression – screening, treating, and monitoring. In addition to conventional medications and counseling services, we wanted [...]

2018-05-21T22:15:02+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

The Power of Food

As a patient centered health care organization we know that proper nutrition is vital for the health and wellbeing of our patients. In that same sentiment, we also care about the nutrition, health and wellbeing of staff, which is why Terrance Hawkins, cook at the Alameda Health System-Fairmont Hospital Cafe is such an important [...]

2018-06-23T15:55:42+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Preventing Senior Falls Can Save Lives

Seventy-year-old Wanda was startled awake on the floor of her Oakland apartment with a loud crash and a bump on her head. It was the middle of the night and she was sleep-walking. She had just tripped on her area rug, fallen and hit her head against the wall. She woke with her head [...]

2018-06-23T15:40:42+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS, Trauma|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Robynne Oliver. Robynne attends Skyline High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "In the past, I was kind of torn. I knew I wanted to do politics or the medical field. [...]

2018-06-26T18:27:23+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Lesly Guerra. Lesly attends MetWest High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. “I’m a baby person. I love babies. When I was younger, I would go with my mother to her doctor [...]

2018-06-26T18:18:04+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Na'kyla Bosworth. Na'kyla attends Oakland Tech High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "I am a strong voice, speaking out and not sugar-coating things. I have a lot of family that have been murdered [...]

2018-06-26T17:58:52+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Alejandro Dethlefsen. Alejandro attends MetWest High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "It’s really different how humble it makes you, and more human because you were actually there instead of reading about [...]

2018-06-26T17:52:56+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|