Highland Hospital Receives Two American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Achievement Awards

AHS-Highland Hospital took two top honors earning the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2021 Mission: Lifeline STEMI and NSTEMI Achievement Awards. The awards recognize hospitals for implementing quality improvement measures that ensure cardiovascular patients receive efficient and coordinated care, leading to more lives saved, shorter recovery times and fewer returns to the hospital. Dr. Xin [...]

2021-08-26T22:12:06+00:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Changes to AHS Visitation Policy to Protect Patients, Visitors and Staff

As of Wednesday, August 11, 2021 to comply with a health order from the state of California Alameda Health System (AHS) will require visitors to its acute care hospitals and post-acute facilities to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated or have had a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours to visit a patient indoors. [...]

2021-08-11T22:03:03+00:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Keeping Students Safe as They Head Back to School

Many Alameda County students are headed back to school this month and parents are balancing keeping their children healthy and safe while managing their educational, social and emotional needs amidst an evolving pandemic. While the risk of COVID-19 causing severe illness and hospitalization is much lower for children than adults, children are not immune. [...]

2021-08-11T21:18:08+00:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Summer Skin Safety: What You Need to Know

Since California fully reopened on June 15, 2021, people continue to flock to public venues like beaches, parks, concerts and outdoor restaurants to recapture some of the summer fun in pre-COVID-19 times.  After so many months cooped up indoors during the pandemic, spending time outside benefits the body, mind and spirit, but it still [...]

2021-08-11T21:16:56+00:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Employee Spotlight: Michelle Hepburn, RN Director of Emergency Services and Respiratory Therapy

I’m blessed to be able to pay it forward. I’m blessed to be in an environment that supports me, to have leaders and staff who have passion and vision. A lot of my staff are from Oakland. They are strong proponents of taking care of their own, because we’re family. This is our community. [...]

2021-08-11T21:19:07+00:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

From Our CEO: Together We Will Overcome COVID

These past months have been tempestuous with the everchanging circumstances of COVID. Just when we thought we were in the clear, the pandemic hit back and with the Delta variant and reminded us just how critical it is for us to continue to be vigilant and take steps to protect each other. The Delta [...]

2021-08-11T01:26:26+00:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Featured|