Sambo Ly: Survivor, Translator, Storyteller

Sambo Ly was silenced during her adolescent years and she has made it her life’s work to speak for those who cannot. She is a survivor of the brutal Khmer Rouge Regime that lasted from 1975-1979 in Cambodia. During this time, millions of Cambodians were murdered if they were believed to be educated, connected to [...]

2019-04-30T17:51:54+00:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Z Harper Appointed to Measure A Committee

Alameda Health System (AHS) Breast Cancer Patient Navigator Zhonett “Z” Harper was recently appointed to the Measure A Citizen Oversight Committee. Measure A is a tax ordinance that provides financial support for emergency medical, hospital inpatient, outpatient, public health, mental health and substance abuse services to indigent, low‐income and uninsured adults, children and families, seniors [...]

2019-04-24T15:41:00+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Latest Stories From AHS|

S·A·P·P·H·I·R·E Update From the CIO

Excitement is rising as we get closer to the implementation of the new electronic health record (EHR). This is the biggest financial investment in the history of Alameda Health System and it will allow us to provide better care for the future. Many staff have questions about what to expect and our Chief Information Officer [...]

2019-04-24T15:47:11+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

Black Maternal Health Week

Kalayjah Harris delivered her baby at the Alameda Health System-Family Birthing Center, her daughter A’Rorri, is now 4 months old. Harris participated in the CenteringPregnancy® group led by AHS midwives. Below is her maternity experience in her own words. “It’s great to be a mom. A’Rorri is full of laughter and she’s just amazing. When [...]

2019-04-11T18:19:52+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Charlotte Wills, MD, Receives Residency Director of the Year Award

Charlotte Wills, MD, is the 2019 recipient of the Residency Director of the Year Award. This honor was received from the Emergency Medicine Residents' Association (EMRA). The award recognizes a residency director who serves as a role model for residents and exemplifies those qualities residents value in a mentor. According to her residents, Wills goes [...]

2019-04-02T15:20:43+00:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

AHS Debuts Giving Me Life Art Exhibit

The “Giving Me Life: A Visual Journey of African-American Organ and Tissue Transplant Recipients” art exhibit has officially opened at the Alameda Health System (AHS)-Highland Care Pavilion Lobby. AHS has partnered with Donor Network West, an organ and tissue recovery organization, to bring “Giving Me Life” to AHS. The exhibit underscores the need [...]

2019-04-09T16:54:18+00:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|