Online patient portal gets new name and webpage

The Alameda Health System (AHS) patient portal that allows AHS patients to access their health information online has been rebranded to MyChart based on patient feedback. Under the direction of the Patient Innovation Committee, a team that included Information Services, Ambulatory Care Services and Public Affairs and Community Engagement, launched a patient survey in [...]

2024-06-12T21:19:55+00:00June 12th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, CEO Chronicles, Featured|

AHS celebrates mamas and wellness

Alameda Health System’s (AHS) Growing, Glowing, and Afterglow Project (GGAP) held its second annual graduation to celebrate forty mamas and birthing people who completed the six-week perinatal wellness group. The GGAP is a virtual program facilitated by a therapist [...]

2024-06-12T21:09:37+00:00June 12th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, CEO Chronicles, Featured|

9 Bay Area Pride Month facts you’ve never heard before

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.  Year that Charley Parkhurst, a fearless stagecoach driver who shepherded gold between Oakland and San Jose on his six-horse stagecoach during the [...]

Creedon patient finds a partner in her healing journey

After experiencing severe injuries to her face and forearm from a dog bite, Alameda Health System (AHS) patient Betsy Reeves came to Creedon Advanced Wound Care (CAWC) where she not only received state-of-the-art hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), a treatment used to speed up the healing of wounds that won’t heal, she found a champion [...]

2024-06-12T15:52:21+00:00June 12th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, CEO Chronicles, Featured|

Father and son physicians create a legacy of patient-centered care at AHS

From an early age, James Feeney, MD, hospitalist at Highland Hospital understood that his father, Colin Feeney, MD, an Alameda Health System (AHS) provider was truly making a meaningful difference in people’s lives through an exceptional dedication to his patients at Highland Wellness and the medical intensive care unit (MICU) at the Wilma Chan [...]

2024-06-12T15:39:11+00:00June 12th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, CEO Chronicles, Featured|

Providing hope and healing for our refugee community

This World Refugee Day, June 20, Alameda Health System (AHS) recognizes the strength and courage of families who have been forced to flee their home country, and spotlights the Eastmont Wellness Refugee Clinic staff who address the unique health care needs of refugees with compassion and respect. “For me it’s especially rewarding to know [...]

2024-06-12T15:37:59+00:00June 12th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, CEO Chronicles, Featured|

In the news: AHS physicians offer free health screenings to Oakland’s oldest Black motorcycle club

Kim Cloud thought he was going in for a quick routine checkup a few years ago. Instead, they found prostate cancer. "I'm cancer-free because I caught it in time," said Cloud, who is vice president of the East Bay Dragons, the West Coast's oldest Black motorcycle club. It's just one of many reasons Cloud [...]