AHS Achieves 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition

Alameda Health System (AHS) earned the 2021 College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired recognition for acute, ambulatory and long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC). The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively health care organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical [...]

2021-10-20T18:37:48+00:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Celebrating AHS Pharmacists in Delivering Quality Patient Care

Pharmacy team and the first Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines shipping box This week during the annual National Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy Week, October 17-23, AHS celebrates and honors the pharmacy   staff’s many contributions to our patients and community during these unprecedented and challenging times. From the outset of the pandemic, Clinical Pharmacists and [...]

2021-10-19T22:47:43+00:00October 19th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Women’s Health Day

Women often spend much of their time helping others and they don't make time for their own health and wellbeing. During our current pandemic, many of our identifying female patients may not have been available to get their cervical and breast screenings.  AHS Hayward Wellness Clinic and Newark Wellness Clinic invite YOU to take [...]

2021-10-15T20:43:35+00:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Asking People What They Need: California Caregivers Trailblaze Solutions for Those Dealing with Addiction

Dr. Monish Ullal speaks with a patient at the Bridge substance use clinic at Highland Hospital in Oakland on Oct. 6, 2021. Originally Published in KQED October 2021 By Lesley McClurg and April Dembosky In this episode of The California Report Magazine, health reporters Lesley McClurg and April Dembosky take us inside [...]

2021-10-12T23:45:55+00:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: uncategorized|

From Our CEO: Doing Our Part to Keep Communities Healthy

With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, I’m already taking steps to ensure my guests and I are safe this holiday season. Not only have I received my COVID-19 shots, including the booster, but I also received my annual flu vaccine. As someone who works in health care, I find it important to do [...]

2021-10-12T20:55:35+00:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Free Community Flu Shot Clinic at Alameda Hospital

Flu Clinic at Alameda Hospital - 2020 Free Community Flu Shot Clinic at Alameda Hospital Alameda Health System  is hosting a free community flu shot clinic on Saturday, October 23, 9 a.m. - noon, while supplies last at Alameda Hospital Each fall the flu returns to our community and brings with it [...]

2021-10-12T23:35:19+00:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Employee Spotlight: Lin Velasquez – AHS Director of Talent Management

Every employee is a leg of the table and together we hold it up. Maybe our roles and responsibilities are different, but we can’t do one without the other. Everyone is important. I think it is an honor to serve a community of the uninsured or underinsured. How we do [...]

2021-10-12T20:42:39+00:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

A Personal Journey to Reduce Health Care Barriers in the Hispanic Community

One afternoon an elderly Hispanic couple timidly approached Juan Hurtado, an Alameda Health System (AHS) Health Advocate volunteer at AHS-Highland Hospital. Juan Hurtado, Health Advocate Coordinator, Care Management They were visibly upset and carried a letter and medical bill. They thought they may owe money to AHS but couldn’t understand the documents [...]

2021-10-13T17:52:15+00:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

AHS Honored by ACS for Advancing Health Equity in Cancer Care

Alameda Health System’s (AHS) integrated breast cancer care team were honored at this year’s American Cancer Society (ACS) East Bay Gala for their outstanding efforts in helping to reduce disparities in breast cancer care for the patients and communities we serve. The Gala took place Thursday, October 7, 2021. The ACS recognized the team [...]

2023-07-25T17:05:21+00:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Featured|

Halloween and Día de los Muertos

Alameda County and the City of Berkely issued guidance for commonly celebrated Halloween and Día de los Muertos observances. These activities carry risk for spreading COVID-19. Limit yourself to small gatherings and implement extra safety measures, especially when everyone is not vaccinated. To help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19: Get fully vaccinated, Stay [...]

2021-10-08T18:36:38+00:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Featured|