Alameda Health System Reports Increased Gun Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alameda Health System Reports Increased Gun Violence The East Bay public health system is sounding the alarm as incidents of gunshot wounds continue to rise. Sep. 29, 2022, Oakland, CA— Alameda Health System’s Highland Hospital received three victims of the gun violence that broke out in Oakland on Wednesday afternoon, Sep. 28. [...]

2022-09-29T16:33:59+00:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: AHS News Releases, Featured|Tags: , |

Alameda Health System Emerges as Wellspring of Black Physician Leadership

The East Bay public health system has spent decades nurturing a pipeline of diverse talent from the local community. OAKLAND, Calif., July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A cohort of Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH interns will graduate next week, ending their six-week immersion in the health care sector under the mentorship of clinicians, administrators, and [...]

Highland Hospital is Nationally Recognized for Providing High-Quality Cardiovascular Care

The American Heart Association presented Highland Hospital with Get With The Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline awards for proven dedication to best practices and life-saving care. ALAMEDA, Calif., June 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Alameda Health System's Highland Hospital has received two American Heart Association achievement awards for delivering the latest, research-based treatments of heart disease and stroke, ultimately leading to more lives saved, [...]

2022-06-30T14:23:37+00:00June 30th, 2022|Categories: AHS News Releases|

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 [...]

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|