‘Just Culture’ Promotes Partnership for Patient Safety

Initiative Encourages Communication over Blame in Enhancing Safety for Patients Mistakes can – and do – happen in any workplace. That’s true in health care, where our responsibility is the well-being and safety of our patients. Alameda Health System leadership is deeply aware of how important it is to do our jobs with care and [...]

2017-09-30T02:51:40+00:00 March 15th, 2017|

AHS Launches Drive to Recruit Nurses

Strategic Plan Supports Achieving Coveted Magnet Recognition by 2019 There’s never been a better time for a career in nursing, and Alameda Health System’s doors are wide open to qualified candidates. As AHS forges ahead amid the System Transformation of our Strategic Plan, top quality nursing care is a fundamental piece of our path to [...]

2017-09-30T02:55:20+00:00 March 13th, 2017|

Leadership Classes Focus on Engagement

Improved Communication the Pathway to Top Performance, Job Satisfaction When it comes to doing our best, communication is key, and Alameda Health System (AHS) is taking its commitment to excellence to new heights with an exciting lineup of training opportunities for leaders and managers. In the works for more than two years, the AHS Organizational [...]

2017-09-30T02:49:52+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|

Mission Matters

Exceptional people delivering excellence every day Eleven of your colleagues received a very special honor as the first recipients of the Alameda Health System (AHS) Certificate of Recognition. The honorees were recognized before the Jan. 26 AHS Board of Trustees meeting held at the Highland Care Pavilion conference center. Following a presentation by their Chief [...]

2017-09-30T02:49:01+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|

SEIU 1021

Welcome to the Alameda Health System bargaining update. AHS and SEIU 1021 General Chapter bargaining teams met on February 14, 2017 to continue negotiations for the contract expiring on March 31, 2017. During this session, SEIU 1021 and AHS shared proposals designed to support employee training and education; recognize longevity; and provide flexibility regarding the use [...]

2017-09-30T02:48:26+00:00 February 17th, 2017|

SEIU 1021

Welcome to the Alameda Health System bargaining update. AHS and SEIU 1021 General Chapter bargaing teams  met on January 17, 2017 to continue negotiations for the contract expiring on March 31, 2017. During this session, SEIU 1021 presented AHS with a comprehensive request for information on a variety of items, including salaries, benefits, differential pay [...]

2017-09-30T02:47:25+00:00 January 18th, 2017|

SEIU 1021

Welcome to the Alameda Health System bargaining update. This document reflects our commitment to communicate in a timely manner and provide valuable information to providers and staff throughout the bargaining process. Our primary objective is to work with the labor team to reach an agreement that leads to an enhanced patient care experience; supports our [...]

2017-09-30T02:46:22+00:00 January 13th, 2017|

Tentative Agreements Reached

The Alameda Health System Labor Relations team is pleased to announce tentative agreements reached recently with CIR and SEIU-UHW. We would like to extend our thanks to the members of both bargaining teams for their focus on key issues and working collaboratively to reach agreements that support AHS’s effort to be an employer of choice [...]

2017-09-30T00:02:11+00:00 December 19th, 2016|

Becoming a System

Nearly three years ago Alameda County Medical Center transitioned to Alameda Health System. It was more than a name change. It was a strategic decision to position our organization to respond to significant changes in health care delivery, changes in reimbursement and a desire to increase quality care and outcomes. By acquiring San Leandro and [...]

2017-09-30T02:44:29+00:00 December 8th, 2016|