New Neurosurgeons at Highland Hospital

As we head into 2018, it’s with great pleasure Alameda Health System, Alameda Health Partners and the UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery, East Bay formally announce the appointments of two new neurosurgeons practicing at Highland Hospital. We’d like to welcome neurosurgery physician providers, Dr. Margaret Riordan, assistant professor of neurosurgery and Dr. Sun Ik [...]

2018-06-22T20:37:17+00:00December 27th, 2017|Categories: Latest Stories From AHS, Trauma|

Food is Medicine

Food is just as essential as air, we need it to survive. Food can also have the opposite effect, instead of helping you thrive, it can kill you. According to an article in Advances in Nutrition, an international review journal, most deaths in the United States are preventable and related to nutrition. So why [...]

2018-06-23T15:53:48+00:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Accurate Influenza Testing Possible With Midturbinate Nasal Swabs

Originally published in the Infectious Disease Advisor. By Jessica Martin, Ph.D December 19, 2017 According to the results of a study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, midturbinate swabs for influenza detection provided a more comfortable experience for patients compared with traditional nasopharyngeal swabs, with only a small decrease in test sensitivity. To compare [...]

2018-06-19T21:59:34+00:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Media Coverage of AHS|

Kick the Winter Blues to the Curb

What do the lonely do at Christmas? A question the Emotions asked in their hit single. It’s not clear if they ever received an answer, but Dr. Karyn Tribble, chief administrative officer of behavioral health services does have some advice for those who might be experiencing the winter or holiday blues. That’s right, even [...]

2017-12-15T18:41:31+00:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Featured|

The Hausman’s Choose Alameda Hospital

After 50 years of marriage, Audrey and Richard still take their wedding vows very seriously, especially the part that mentions, “in sickness and in health.” Right before Labor Day this year, Richard collapsed, and Audrey took him to Alameda Hospital immediately. “Richard never gets sick, so to see this happen was startling. If he [...]

2017-12-05T22:25:57+00:00December 4th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Everybody Counts

Losing the Battle “It was the biggest thing that happened in my life. I will never get over it,” said Dr. Kathleen Clanon. “I cared for over a thousand people who died from AIDS over 10 years. In 1992 alone, we lost 200 people, that’s basically one person every other day.” Clanon recalls first [...]

2018-06-22T20:15:40+00:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|