Delvecchio Finley: Medical care only part of the solution to health disparities

Originally published in Furst Group. By Furst Group August 24, 2016 Delvecchio Finley doesn’t shrink back from a challenge. That’s one of the reasons his last two jobs have been leading California public health organizations with different but significant issues. But as he surveys the changes needed not only within his own health [...]

2018-06-14T04:39:28+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Chief Medical Officer Announced!

We are pleased to welcome Ghassan Jamaleddine, MD, as the new Chief Medical Officer at Alameda Health System (AHS). He will begin his role on August 1 and succeed Joe A. Walker, MD, who has served as our Acting Chief Medical Officer since October 2015. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jamaleddine will oversee the [...]

2018-06-14T17:59:42+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Hospital Highland abre centro de maternidad con technología innovadora

Originally published in La Opinión. By Marcela Gray July 7, 2016 OAKLAND – Salas privadas y espaciosas con camas que cambian de posición de forma terapéutica, baño, ducha, televisión y guardarropa: Esta es la nueva cara del Hospital Highland en Oakland, un afiliado del Sistema de Salud de Alameda, que abrió sus puertas [...]

2018-06-14T17:44:27+00:00 July 7th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Luis Fonseca Named Chief Operating Officer for Alameda Health System

Oakland, Calif. — Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that Luis Fonseca has been named Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Fonseca will provide operational and strategic leadership to the executives of AHS’ hospitals, wellness centers, and skilled nursing facilities. He will also play a key role in ensuring that operations are functioning effectively and [...]

2018-06-14T16:38:11+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Director of the Eastmont Wellness Refugee Health Screening Clinic Honored for Her Work

Just last week, at their World Refugee Day celebration, our own Sambo Ly, Director of the Eastmont Wellness Refugee Health Screening Clinic was recognized by the East Bay Refugee Forum for her hard work and dedication to the care of refugees. The refugee clinic is the only state approved site to provide health screening [...]

2018-06-14T16:15:14+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Sneak peek: Oakland’s new Highland Hospital tower

Originally published in San Francisco Business Times. By Christ Rauber March 25, 2016 Alameda Health System and Alameda County are about to burst with pride about the health system's new inpatient tower at Oakland's Highland Hospital. The county is investing at least $668 million to expand and upgrade the safety net hospital's campus, [...]

2018-06-14T15:50:24+00:00 March 25th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Alameda Hospital Facilities Receive Five-Star Ratings

Originally published in Alameda Sun. By Sun Staff Reports March 24. 2016 Skilled nursing facilities provide a range of health services including post-acute care following an inpatient hospital stay and allowing residents to recuperate under the guidance of rehabilitation specialists in preparation for returning home. Alameda Hospital has three skilled nursing facilities: Alameda [...]

2018-06-14T04:15:18+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Oakland: New Highland Hospital acute tower dedicated

Originally published in The Mercury News. By Rebecca Parr January 29, 2016 OAKLAND — The jewel of a $668 million Highland Hospital campus renovation, a nine-story acute tower, was dedicated Friday. The tower is the second phase of a three-part upgrading of the county’s public health system’s main campus. The building will provide [...]

2018-06-14T04:00:17+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Highland Hospital tower in Oakland to open in April

Originally published in SFGate. By Victoria Colliver January 29, 2016 Highland Hospital’s new nine-story tower, the centerpiece of the largest public construction project ever funded by Alameda County, is set to open to the public in April. The new Oakland hospital will replace a 1960s-era building that didn’t meet newer earthquake safety laws, lacked the [...]

2018-06-14T03:49:10+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Delvecchio Finley: 2015 Up and Comers

Originally published in Modern Healthcare. By Andis Robeznieks Delvecchio Finley built an impressive track record long before he took over this year at public health system Alameda Health in Oakland, Calif. Finley opened people’s eyes as a young CEO at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, a Los Angeles County hospital, which had just received dismal [...]

2018-06-25T18:20:15+00:00 October 10th, 2015|Categories: Archive|