Celebrating Our Physicians, Residents, Dentists and Advanced Practice Providers

At Alameda Health System, more than 1400 physicians, residents, dentists and advanced practice providers (APPs) are deeply committed to our mission of caring, healing, teaching and serving all. On a daily basis they are dedicated to the tireless pursuit of high quality, comprehensive health care for the patients we serve. We know them as [...]

2022-03-28T02:38:43+00:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

Be Your Own Best Advocate for Preventing Colon Cancer

Three years since being diagnosed with stage III colon cancer, Dr. Deborah Ellis, system director of Infection Prevention and Control is cancer free and living each day in grace and gratitude.Throughout her journey from diagnosis to treatment to recovery Dr. Ellis shared, “I never asked ‘why’ me.” She knew why.“I was like many busy and [...]

2022-03-21T19:33:48+00:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Featured|

Integrating Dental Health with Overall Health and Wellness

Experiencing anxiety about going to the dentist is a common response shared by many. In fact, one in three people report putting off preventative check-ups and instead wait until they are in pain and need urgent dental care. “Oral health is critical to a patient’s general health and integrating dental visits with primary care [...]

2022-03-09T18:40:17+00:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

Improving Health Equity Through Patient Demographic Collection

At Alameda Health System (AHS) providing high-quality health care services for the communities we serve is a top priority. To accomplish this goal and to improve health equity, it is critical to know our diverse patient population by collecting demographic data. It is a widespread practice for health care organizations to collect data on [...]

2022-04-22T23:47:02+00:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Let’s Improve Together – SCORE Survey Launched

A new year has come and, with it, a new SCORE Survey. Your voice is critical to improving work conditions and the safety and reliability of the care we deliver. Together we can reach our goal to create a reliable, sustainable, and transparent culture of safety. As you may recall in 2021, we embarked [...]

2022-03-08T19:37:49+00:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: uncategorized|

Congratulations to the Culture of Safety Innovation Award Winners!

Ten Alameda Health System (AHS) departments have been presented with Culture of Safety Innovation Awards for improving teamwork, communication, and safety in their work settings. The award winners are: Anesthesia Providers & APPs Hayward Wellness Center – Providers & Staff HCP5 – Infusion & Specialty Clinics Highland ACT 9 Highland Emergency Department Staff Highland Inpatient Pharmacy [...]

2022-03-08T19:11:05+00:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: uncategorized|

Internship Program Builds Clinical Social Worker Career Pipelines

Alameda Health System’s (AHS) clinical social workers execute on the organization’s mission to serve all by focusing on each patient’s unique health care needs. To help build a pipeline of future clinical social workers, care management education hosts the annual Clinical Social Worker Internship program for students pursuing their master’s degree in social work [...]

2022-03-09T18:43:07+00:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

Town Bizness – Our Health is Our Business

Join Alameda Health System and their Cancer Community Collaborative to hear about their work on addressing racism-based disparities in diagnostic delays for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer for Black patients receiving care at Alameda Health System. Stay with us for the community discussion and Q&A to help guide and center the voices and solutions [...]

2022-03-08T00:50:15+00:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: Featured|