Meet Stormy and Sunny, Highland Hospital’s hawks.

Originally published on The Oaklandside. Earlier this year we were tipped off by staff at the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus that a pair of red tail hawks, which had been living there for a few years, was thriving and had given birth to several chicks, raising them in a nest high atop a big [...]

AHS Achieves HIMSS Stage 6

We are proud to announce that Alameda Health System (AHS) has achieved Stage 6 as designated by HIMSS using the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). AHS is among some of the first organizations globally to successfully validate with new updated model requirements. EMRAM is a model that harnesses technology to support optimized patient care, [...]

2023-10-11T17:01:34+00:00August 17th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

These are the top three nominated names for the hawks at highland. Vote for your favorite.

We asked Alameda Health System staff, patients and the entire East Bay community to nominate names for the pair of red-tailed hawks who have made Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus their home. Your responses were impressive. You sent in funny names, historic names, thoughtful names and cute names. We narrowed them down to the top [...]

2022-08-17T00:40:21+00:00August 17th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: , |

AHS Senior Leaders Present at Health Care Conference

On Wednesday August 10, 2022, Alameda Health System (AHS) Chief Executive Officer James Jackson, AHS Board of Trustees President Dr. Taft Bhuket and Chief Operating Officer Mark Fratzke were key presenters at Huron’s annual What’s Right Health Care Conference for national health care professionals. Conference attendees learn about best practices from national senior leaders in [...]

2022-08-17T18:14:25+00:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Congratulations to HealthPATH Student Graduates

This summer, Alameda Health System’s (AHS) Park Bridge Rehabilitation and Wellness Center hosted twelve HealthPATH participants from the College of Alameda pursuing careers as certified nursing assistants (CNAs). As a result, the students completed their clinical hour requirement in preparation for the state certification CNA exam. “The HealthPATH CNA training program provides students with invaluable [...]

2022-08-16T22:44:37+00:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Increasing Diversity and Equity in the Health Care Workforce Through Mentoring

Alameda Health System (AHS) anesthesiologist Dr. Bernard Nelson’s passion for pursuing a career in medicine was first sparked in high school when he went to a medical appointment and soon noticed that the physicians did not look like him nor did they reflect the diversity in the Vallejo community where he lived. “Even as a [...]

2022-08-16T22:38:39+00:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

Let’s Celebrate! Oakland Pride Parade 2022

Alameda Health System family and friends are invited to join the AHS contingency at the Oakland Pride Parade on September 4, 10:30 a.m.  Please RSVP by August 29 at PACE@alamedahealthsystem,.org.  Special AHS Pride t-shirts are available, while supplies last, so please respond as soon as possible. We hope you can join us as we celebrate [...]

2022-08-16T20:03:36+00:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

Final Vote! Help us name the Highland Hawks

Last month, we asked Alameda Health System (AHS) staff, patients and the entire East Bay community to nominate names for the pair of red-tailed hawks who have made Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus their home. The public has spoken! Without further ado, these are your crowdsourced nominations: Hawkeye & Houlihan Stormy & Sunny Antonio & [...]

2022-08-16T19:18:47+00:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

AHS Index

Edition: August 2022 The AHS Index is a new way to look at data that illuminates a snapshot of our world today. It is intended to highlight health inequities and spark conversation, debate, outrage, and wonder. Increase in opioid-related mortality rates in Alameda County between 2006 and 2020: 444%[1] Increase in opioid overdoses [...]

2022-08-17T18:16:41+00:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: uncategorized|