A new data-sharing initiative launched by six Northern California hospitals — including two members of America’s Essential Hospitals — aims to improve patient care and reduce costs associated with patients who frequently visit emergency departments (EDs). Read more.
Contact Jerri Randrup email@example.com 510-437-4732 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Foundation Furthers Essential Support for Breast Cancer Patients Oakland, Calif. (July 21, 2015) – Alameda Health System (AHS) and the AHS Foundation announced the receipt of a $125,000 grant to assist high-risk patients in need of diagnostic and treatment services for breast cancer. The grant supports two [...]
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 program. [...]
As we observe Wound Care Awareness Week, it’s important to recognize that chronic wounds are a burden that touches 6.5 million people in the United States. Read more.
February is historically designated as American Heart Month. Read more.
Nine-month-old Xochil Gonzalez squirmed and fussed as medical assistant Hilda Romero Gomez daubed a yellowish white mixture onto her baby teeth. Read more.
Shante Robinson met Jimmy Jordan in April on one of Robinson's many visits to Highland Hospital's emergency room. Read more.
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. Read more.