Newsweek names Alameda Health System skilled nursing facilities on list of best nursing homes in the U.S.

Alameda Health System’s skilled nursing facility in Alameda, CA has been recognized on Newsweek’s 2024 list of America’s Best Nursing Homes. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. “I am delighted that Alameda Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility, inclusive of Park Bridge Rehabilitation and Wellness, [...]

Congrats Dr. Jeff Herrala, the 2023 ACEP-EMRA National Clinical Pathologic Conference Competition Resident Runner Up!

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Jeff Herrala, the 2023 ACEP-EMRA National Clinical Pathologic Conference Competition Resident Runner Up! This is an annual national competition that began last November with EM residency programs from across the country submitting mystery cases. Over 120 programs entered cases into the competition with the top 72 selected for presentations [...]

2023-10-12T16:23:34+00:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: Featured|

Alameda Health System’s skilled nursing facility in Alameda is among ‘America’s Best Nursing Homes’

Newsweek has recognized Alameda Health System’s skilled nursing facility in Alameda, CA on its 2024 list of America’s Best Nursing Homes. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. “I am delighted that Alameda Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility, inclusive of Park Bridge Rehabilitation and Wellness, [...]

Celebrating Physician Assistant Week October 6-12

Join us in celebrating the work, dedication and compassionate health care of our team of Physician Assistants at Alameda Health System! AHS currently employs 60+ PAs in multiple specialties including ER, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pain Clinic, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Adult Medicine, Cardiology, Urology, Palliative Care, Pulmonology, Addiction Medicine and Gastroenterology. PAs [...]

2023-10-17T22:05:34+00:00October 11th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter|

AHS nurse Maria Mendoza-Sanchez’s message for the late Sen. Dianne Feinstein & AHS colleagues

Alameda Health System (AHS) nurse Maria Mendoza-Sanchez's life was upended when she was deported to Mexico in 2017 – but she did not lose her job at AHS. That's because her colleagues donated enough PTO to Mendoza-Sanchez to accommodate her absence. At the same time, AHS leadership and the late Senator Dianne Feinstein stepped in [...]

2023-10-09T20:42:53+00:00October 9th, 2023|Categories: Featured, Media Coverage of AHS|Tags: , |

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Todos Somos, Somos Uno – We Are All, We Are One

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we recognize and acknowledge the myriad of cultures and ethnicities that make up the diverse populations of Hispanic and Latinx communities and their many contributions to the growth and prosperity of the United States and to Alameda Health System (AHS). This year’s theme Todos Somos, Somos Uno - We [...]

2023-10-09T19:09:35+00:00October 9th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Don’t Spread Flu this Holiday Season!

The holiday season and Fall weather bring indoor social gatherings and the perfect combination to spread the flu. Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness that can cause mild to severe illness. A bad case of the flu can result in hospitalization or even death. Because flu viruses are unpredictable and can change over time, everyone [...]

2023-10-09T18:48:28+00:00October 9th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

New Technology Solution for Advancing Patient-Centered Care

At Alameda Health System (AHS), we continue to be thoughtful about our ongoing commitment for identifying the right patients at the right time for the most appropriate coordinated care. Thanks to the recent implementation of Compass Rose, a comprehensive care management module in Epic, our community health teams are now better equipped to improve our [...]

2023-10-09T19:12:00+00:00October 9th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Black Maternal Health is a Family Legacy

Beloved Birth Black Centering, the innovative group perinatal care program by and for Black birthing people, celebrated its third-year anniversary with a red-carpet bash in downtown Oakland on Oct. 2. The program, which is delivered by Alameda Health System (AHS), the Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD), and the Beloved Birth Collective, provides group perinatal [...]

2023-10-09T23:50:51+00:00October 9th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|