Encourage more African-American moms to breastfeed

Originally published in the East Bay Times August 22, 2019 By, Kevin Scott-Smith, MD Opinion: Encourage more African-American moms to breastfeed Reduce baby’s chances of obesity and diabetes; lower mom’s chances of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, heart disease The health care industry moves with ardent enthusiasm to data and evidence-based care and applauds itself [...]

2019-08-22T17:43:04+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Featured, Media Coverage of AHS|

The Behavioral Health Unit Celebrates the Class of 2019

Dina Murray stood tall and smiled brightly as she looked at the people seated to her left and her right. “You are all sent here like pieces of broken glass in a paper bag and we are told to help put you back together. I’m so proud of all of you. You did the work [...]

2019-08-16T18:55:17+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

Supply Drive Supports Local Students

Weeks before Oakland Unified School District commenced a new school year, Alameda Health System (AHS) participated in a school supply drive for Bella Vista Elementary, one of Highland Hospital’s neighboring schools. AHS chief operating officer Luis Fonseca was on site to help deliver the supplies to Principal Linda Flynn. In total, AHS staff donated: [/fusion_text] [...]

2019-08-14T21:10:59+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Archive|

AHS HealthPATH Hosts Second Young Men of Color Cohort

Alameda Health System strives to provide culturally competent care and to align programing and resources to meet the needs of the diverse communities we serve. Our HealthPATH program, which includes a collection of pipeline and workforce development programs, work with teaching institutions in the community to expose young people to health careers and inspire them [...]

2019-08-22T17:15:22+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|