AHS Foundation Associate Board Raises $29,500 for AHS Eastmont Wellness Dental Clinic

On Saturday, August 25, the Alameda Health System (AHS) Foundation Associate Board presented the AHS Eastmont Wellness Dental Clinic with a check for $29,500. This funding will be used to purchase dental instruments that can help prevent cavities and gingivitis in pediatric dental patients. After the check presentation, the Associate Board had a chance to [...]

2018-08-27T18:35:02+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

This E.R. Treats Opioid Addiction on Demand. That’s Very Rare.

Originally published in the New York Times Written by Abby Goodnough August 19, 2018 Some hospital emergency departments are giving people medicine for withdrawal, plugging a hole in a system that too often fails to provide immediate treatment. OAKLAND, Calif. — Every year, thousands of people addicted to opioids show up at hospital emergency rooms [...]

2018-08-22T19:36:30+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Media Coverage of AHS|

AHS Residents Crème de la Crème

This year Alameda Health System took another step toward its ongoing mission of caring, healing, teaching and serving all by enrolling one of its most diverse and competitive classes. Each year Alameda Health System (AHS)-Highland Hospital receives thousands of applications for its residency programs that has less than 60 slots. Because of the competitive nature [...]

2018-08-16T21:25:10+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

HealthPATH Simulation Center

Originally published on Canopy Health August 8, 2018 In April 2018, Alameda Health System (AHS) opened its new simulation center, the Health Professions Training and Education Center. This cutting-edge facility helps train current and future healthcare professionals and allows them to perfect their skills in a safe and instructive environment. Learn more about AHS’ remarkable [...]

2018-08-14T16:24:50+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Media Coverage of AHS|

American Hospital Association Selects Alameda Health System CEO for Board of Trustees

Oakland, Calif. — August 13, 2018—Alameda Health System CEO Delvecchio Finley was recently elected to the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees for a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2019. The AHA Board of Trustees is the organization’s highest policy-making body and has ultimate authority for the governance and management of its direction and finances. [...]

2018-08-14T16:28:43+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Tips For Staying Healthy in Smoky Air from Bay Area Wildfires

The devastation caused by the current local wildfires are a tragedy and the impact is felt across the entire Bay Area. The elderly, children and individuals with heart or respiratory conditions face the greatest health risks from the poor air quality. Here are a few tips from Dr. Monica Bhargava, pulmonologist at Alameda Health System, [...]

2018-08-10T18:53:58+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Hui Qiao Wu. Hui attends Oakland High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "My dad agreed to move for my education because it is common to hear that the United States has [...]

2018-08-02T17:12:04+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|