Kinkini Banerjee is Named President of the Alameda Health System Board of Trustees

The clinical practitioner, public health leader, and policy advocate has devoted her career to advancing social justice and health equity. January 24, 2023 – Oakland, CA – Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that Kinkini Banerjee has been named president of the AHS board of trustees. The board is the governing body of AHS, the [...]

2023-01-24T19:11:24+00:00January 24th, 2023|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured|Tags: , , |

AHS Index – January, 2023

  AHS Index January 2023 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 consecutive atmospheric rivers to hit California since December 26, 2022: 8   Percent of annual [...]

2023-01-17T19:23:32+00:00January 17th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter|Tags: |

Food is a Basic Human Right – 2023 MLK Jr. Day of Service

For many at Alameda Health System (AHS), the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday has become more than a day off, it’s a “Day of Service”. Since 2018, AHS staff, providers, executives and their families have volunteered at the Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB) Day of Service. AHS has long recognized that many of the [...]

2023-01-17T21:24:51+00:00January 17th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Improving the Patient Experience at Every Touchpoint

At Alameda Health System (AHS) we start each day with the privilege and responsibility of improving patients' lives by putting them at the center of everything we do. AHS is committed to putting the patient first by meeting their individual needs and delivering the best patient experience. “Patients come to us for care every day [...]

2023-01-17T21:25:21+00:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Building a Better Parking Experience at WCHHC

The newly implemented parking program at the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus (WCHHC) is improving the patient experience by removing previous barriers to convenient and easily accessible parking. Patients no longer have to worry about being late or risk missing appointments simply because they cannot find a parking space. “Helping patients find parking at Highland [...]

2023-01-17T21:25:26+00:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Providing the Right Care at the Right Time

For Stephanie Oliva, surgery and procedural services coordinator (SPSC) in ophthalmology and neurosurgery at Highland Hospital, going the extra mile for Alameda Health System patients is the rule not the exception. In November 2022, she was instrumental in helping a patient experiencing homelessness from losing his eyesight. The patient who needed emergency surgery for a [...]

2023-01-17T21:25:32+00:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Alameda Health System Resident Physician Omonivie Agboghidi is a Finalist on the TV Show Baking It!

It takes a village for a physician intern to compete in a baking show (pictured above Yuki Burton (left) and Dr. Omonivie Agboghidi, MPH, MD (right)). January 10, 2023 – Oakland, CA – How does a Highland Hospital resident intern manage to compete in a televised baking competition while completing her residency at the same [...]

2023-01-13T19:22:01+00:00January 10th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, AHS Press Releases, Featured|