AHS to Play Key Role in Alameda County Whole Person Care Pilot

 Alameda Health System is proud to partner with Alameda County's Health Care Services Agency on AC Care Connect, a new Whole Person Care Pilot. AC Care Connect will help homeless and other people with high needs with both health care and housing. The program is funded by a $140 million grant from the California [...]

2018-06-15T16:37:29+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Alameda Hospital Hosts Annual Community Health Fair

Health System Contact Jerri Randrup jrandrup@alamedahealthsystem.orgkyle@amfmediagroup.com 510-437-4732 Media Contact Kyle McGuire kyle@amfmediagroup.com 925-790-2788 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2016 Alameda Hospital Hosts Annual Community Health Fair Fair Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of Certified Primary Stroke Center Oakland, Calif. (Oct. 17, 2016) – Alameda Hospital will host its annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, October 22 from 9 a.m.-12 [...]

2018-06-22T15:18:42+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Hoping to Heal Future Athletes

Originally published in CalBears. By Tim Miguel November 25, 2015 Stephen Anderson can hold his own in a conversation with the team's medical staff when he has an injury. Very interested in a career in the medical field, Anderson, a senior tight end for the Golden Bears, often chats with the Cal medical staff [...]

2018-06-14T03:20:15+00:00 November 25th, 2015|Categories: Archive|

Community Paramedics Curb Hospital Readmissions and Non-Emergent 9-1-1 Use

Originally published in Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS). By Elsie Kusel, EMT P, BS, P. & Brian Savino, MD. November 23, 2015 Mobile integrated healthcare and community paramedicine (MIH-CP) is making significant strides in areas across the United States. Although goals of MIH-CP programs will differ based on a jurisdiction’s needs, many if [...]

2018-06-14T03:10:54+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Archive|

Alameda Health System Partner Mandela MarketPlace Receives Major Grant from USDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Trisha Chakrabarti Program and Policy Manager Mandela MarketPlace, Inc. OAKLAND, Calif., April 2, 2015 – In an announcement yesterday morning from Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Oakland’s Mandela MarketPlace, in partnership with Alameda Health System’s Highland Hospital and Credibles.co, received $422,500 through the USDA’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant [...]

2018-06-12T22:54:27+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Categories: Archive|

Nonprofit website connects low-income people with social services

Originally published in The Mercury News. By Chris De Benedetti November 7, 2014 When Rey Faustino’s family settled in the Bay Area a quarter-century ago, he was an immigrant child yearning to help his parents make ends meet. Years later, Faustino has given other families what he wanted for his own — easy-to-use [...]

2018-06-12T17:56:02+00:00 November 7th, 2014|Categories: Archive|

Falls drop after prevention clinic

Originally published in SFGate. By Victoria Colliver July 25, 2012 Henrietta Petty has taken a few tumbles in her home but never had to be hospitalized for injuries related to those mishaps - and the 70-year-old Oakland woman intends to keep it that way. Petty, on the advice of her primary-care physician, attended a [...]

2018-06-11T21:13:23+00:00 July 25th, 2012|Categories: Archive|

Oakland pediatric obesity program added groceries

Originally published in SFGate. By Victoria Colliver February 22, 2012 Dr. Robert Savio gave 10-year-old Yazmin Peña and her 7-year-old sister, Esmeralda, high-fives as he shared results of the girls' test results from a pilot project on pediatric obesity at Alameda County's Highland General Hospital in Oakland. Yazmin's triglycerides, a type of fat found in the blood, [...]

2018-06-11T16:29:23+00:00 February 22nd, 2012|Categories: Archive|