AHS Index – November, 2022

  AHS Index November 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, and wonder.   Number of U.S. States that celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day: 20[1] Number of acres the United States seized [...]

2022-12-20T02:19:58+00:00November 15th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: |

Training Nurses on Palliative Care Concepts Leads to Quality Care

Alameda Health System’s Palliative Care department and Nursing Education have partnered once again to train nurses on palliative care concepts of pain management, symptom management, spiritual care, cultural humility, communication and caring for patients at end of life. The training is being relaunched after being paused due to COVID restrictions. “We are thrilled to bring [...]

2022-11-17T22:01:04+00:00November 15th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Don’t Give the Gift of Flu – Get Vaccinated!

Flu season has almost always been a predictable part of every winter, but the COVID-19 pandemic changed things. The 2021-2022 flu season was mild when compared to pre-pandemic years, largely due in part to COVID-19 prevention measures. However, health experts are predicting this 2022-2023 flu season will be severe and getting a flu shot will [...]

2023-08-24T22:41:29+00:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

2022 Soctober Sock Drive a Big Success

Alameda Health System’s (AHS) Food and Nutrition Services held a successful “Soctober” sock drive to support shelters and organizations that provide services to the unhoused members of our community.  Socks are the most needed, but the least donated pieces of clothing, especially during the cold winter season. During the month of October, sock donations were [...]

2022-11-17T22:01:59+00:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Eastmont Diabetes Patients Get Interdisciplinary Quality Care

At Alameda Health System’s (AHS) Eastmont Wellness Center the interdisciplinary chronic care team is helping patients who are both at-risk or currently living with diabetes to take their first steps toward better health by empowering them with education resources, tools and support. “I find it most rewarding when our patients develop the necessary skills needed [...]

2022-11-17T22:02:30+00:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Employee Recognition Program Launched -STAR

At Alameda Health System (AHS) our employees are our greatest strength going above and beyond every day to provide quality care and improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve. In support of AHS’s commitment to cultivate a workplace culture where people feel valued and recognized, the STAR (Service Team [...]

2022-11-17T22:02:58+00:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month

During National Native American Heritage Month, Alameda Health System (AHS) celebrates the rich and diverse cultures and important contributions of Native Americans who originally settled here in the East Bay communities where we serve all. It is especially important to pay tribute to the proud Chochenyo Ohlone (Ohlone) people who first inhabited the land that [...]

2022-11-15T22:41:30+00:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Highland Hospital Has a New Coffee Shop

The café, named Morning Rounds, will serve locally roasted Red Bay Coffee. Nov. 3, 2022, Oakland, CA— The newest place to get a great cup of coffee in Oakland is Highland Hospital. The hospital is celebrating the grand opening of Morning Rounds, its on-premise café which serves locally roasted Red Bay Coffee and espresso drinks, premium teas, [...]

2022-11-03T22:02:48+00:00November 3rd, 2022|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured|

Alameda Hospital Offers Free Flu Shots

Alameda Health System physicians strongly recommend a flu shot this year. Nov. 1, 2022, Alameda, CA— Alameda Health System's Alameda Hospital will offer free influenza (flu) vaccines on Wednesday, Nov. 2 and Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 to community members who are three-years-old and older. The free community clinics will be set up in the Alameda [...]

2022-11-01T20:27:56+00:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured|