Here’s your opportunity to help save three lives

In the heart of every community lies a lifeline that connects individuals in their most vulnerable moments: the blood supply. Alameda Health System’s (AHS) adult Level 1 Trauma Center at its Highland Hospital serves as the frontline in providing critical care to individuals facing life-threatening injuries. Here every drop of blood can mean the difference [...]

2024-04-16T18:35:00+00:00April 16th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, CEO Chronicles, Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

AHS physician saves young man’s vision from rare disease

In the summer of 2018, Alameda Health System (AHS) glaucoma patient Dushown Ledbetter was waiting to catch a bus home from the Bay Fair BART station, a trip he had taken many times before but on this day in a matter of minutes what he describes as a “thick fog” covered both his eyes leaving [...]

2024-04-16T16:10:35+00:00April 15th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, CEO Chronicles, Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Learn about organ donation and help save lives

This National Donate Life Month Alameda Health System (AHS) recognizes all those who have given the gift of life as organ and tissue donors and highlights the ongoing need for more registered donors, especially in communities of color. “Every donor registration represents a life-saving opportunity for our patients, their families and the communities we serve,” [...]

2024-04-15T20:53:31+00:00April 15th, 2024|Categories: CEO Chronicles, Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

AHS volunteer finds purpose while supporting patient needs

At Alameda Health System (AHS) our compassionate and dedicated volunteers create welcoming and supportive environments for our patients and families often during their most vulnerable and challenging times. For volunteer Carlos Perez, a senior at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) giving back and making a difference in the community runs in the family. His [...]

2024-04-16T18:31:05+00:00April 15th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, CEO Chronicles, Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

American youth happiness at an all-time low, worldwide study shows

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.  Rank of the U.S. on The World Happiness Report’s list of countries with the happiest young people (younger than 30 years old): [...]

In the news: COVID-19 detection dogs at AHS’s Park Bridge Rehabilitation and Wellness

Alameda Health System’s Park Bridge Rehabilitation and Wellness was in the news yesterday for a story about Scarlett and Rizzo, the pair of medical detection dogs working their tails off at AHS to identify COVID-19. Scarlett and Rizzo have undergone rigorous training and can test up to 300 people in a half hour with an [...]

James Jackson featured on 102.9 KBLX

James Jackson sat down with radio personality Antoine Davis to talk about serving the community he grew up in as CEO of Alameda Health System. Jackson's deep roots in Alameda County extend back to mentors who supported his path to CEO and inspire his passion for mentoring the next generation of health care leaders. Listen [...]

2024-04-01T19:48:12+00:00April 1st, 2024|Categories: Featured, Media Coverage of AHS|Tags: , , , |