Alameda Hospital is Nationally Recognized for Providing High-Quality Stroke Care

The American Heart Association presented Alameda Hospital with the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus award for its dedication to ensuring all stroke patients have access to best practices and life-saving care. ALAMEDA, Calif., June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alameda Health System's Alameda Hospital has received the American Heart Association's Gold Plus Get With The Guidelines® stroke [...]

2022-06-14T21:29:00+00:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: AHS News Releases|

AHS, Alameda County Public Health Department & BElovedBIRTH Black Centering Announce the Oakland Premiere of “On the Pulse of Life”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oakland, CA – April 6, 2022 – Alameda Health System and Alameda County Public Health Department's BElovedBIRTH Black Centering program will celebrate Black Maternal Health Week with a local, public screening of On the Pulse of Life, a documentary by local filmmaker Jessica Jones. The film explores the Black birthing experience through [...]

2022-04-27T19:51:39+00:00April 27th, 2022|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Assistance with Patient Identification Needed Immediately Alameda Health System – Highland Hospital Seeks Public’s Help

Oakland, Calif.— February 14, 2022 — Alameda Health System needs help identifying a patient who arrived at Highland Hospital on February 07, 2022, without identification. The patient is described as a white male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 189 lbs., brown hair, and hazel/brown eyes. He has distinctive tattoos, including: left fingers have the letters [...]

2022-06-14T22:07:35+00:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: AHS News Releases|

AHS Board of Trustees Extends Interim CEO Contract

For Immediate Release Oakland, CA - May 3, 2021 - On May 1, 2021 the Alameda Health System (AHS) board unanimously endorsed James Jackson, interim CEO, with a six-month contract extension, effective May 23. Jackson was appointed in January to lead Alameda County’s comprehensive health services provider. The contract extension ensures that Jackson will continue [...]

2022-04-27T19:41:45+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Delvecchio S. Finley Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Announces Delvecchio Finley as New CEO of Atrium Health Navicent Oakland, Calif. — Dec. 3, 2020 — Atrium Health has named Delvecchio Finley as president and chief executive officer of Georgia-based Atrium Health Navicent, effective February 1, 2021.   Finley has served as chief executive officer of Alameda Health System (AHS) [...]

2020-12-03T21:08:11+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Categories: AHS News Releases, Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS Teams with Alameda Alliance for Health to Provide Cervical Screenings as Part of Cervical Health Awareness Month

Oakland, Calif. – January 6, 2020 – January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. In honor of this important national health awareness observance, Alameda Health System (AHS) and Alameda Alliance for Health (Alliance) are teaming up to encourage more than 10,000 women in Alameda County to come in for their annual cervical screening at any AHS [...]

2020-01-07T17:33:32+00:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Alameda Health System’s Acute Rehabilitation Unit Moves to San Leandro Hospital

Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that it will be moving its Acute Rehabilitation Unit (ARU) from its current location at Fairmont Hospital, to San Leandro Hospital. The move completes a $27 million reconstruction project of the San Leandro facility which began in March of 2018. The newly designed space will provide patients with access [...]

2019-12-05T21:38:15+00:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

Alameda Health System Launches Epic Electronic Health System

EHR to unite providers and empower patients to become active participants in their own health Oakland, Calif. – October 11, 2019 – Alameda Health System (AHS) successfully launched its new Epic electronic health record (EHR) system last week. Epic is the most widely-used and comprehensive health records system in the country. The EHR implementation project started [...]

2019-10-11T01:25:13+00:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

OakCare and Alameda Health Partners Doctors Agree to Form New Unified Medical Group

Alameda Health System announced today that OakCare Medical Group (OMG), that has served AHS for over 20 years, has decided to unify with Alameda Health Partners (AHP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alameda Health System (AHS). The unification will establish a new medical group to provide future quality physician care for AHS. “This is an important [...]

2019-07-02T22:32:06+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|

In a Remarkable Feat of Engineering, State-of-the-Art MRI Scanner to be Air Lifted by Crane into Highland Hospital

New equipment to provide lifesaving diagnostic services for more than 7,000 patients a year On Tuesday, June 25, Alameda Health System’s (AHS’) long-awaited state-of-the-art 3T MRI scanner will be installed at Highland Hospital and Trauma Center. On behalf of AHS, AHS Foundation (AHSF) received a $6 million grant from Kaiser Permanente in 2016 to expand [...]

2019-06-24T20:41:32+00:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: AHS News Releases|