How to watch red-tailed hawk chicks hatch this Spring on Alameda Health System’s hawk camera.

Affectionately named Stormy and Sunny by community vote, the pair of hawks that watch over the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus are expected to begin nesting soon. February 14, 2023 – Oakland, CA – Alameda Health System (AHS) has installed a live camera on the nest of Stormy and Sunny, the pair of red-tailed hawks [...]

2023-02-28T03:18:32+00:00February 14th, 2023|Categories: AHS Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Kinkini Banerjee is Named President of the Alameda Health System Board of Trustees

The clinical practitioner, public health leader, and policy advocate has devoted her career to advancing social justice and health equity. January 24, 2023 – Oakland, CA – Alameda Health System (AHS) announced today that Kinkini Banerjee has been named president of the AHS board of trustees. The board is the governing body of AHS, the [...]

2023-01-24T19:11:24+00:00January 24th, 2023|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured|Tags: , , |

Alameda Health System Resident Physician Omonivie Agboghidi is a Finalist on the TV Show Baking It!

It takes a village for a physician intern to compete in a baking show (pictured above Yuki Burton (left) and Dr. Omonivie Agboghidi, MPH, MD (right)). January 10, 2023 – Oakland, CA – How does a Highland Hospital resident intern manage to compete in a televised baking competition while completing her residency at the same [...]

2023-01-13T19:22:01+00:00January 10th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, AHS Press Releases, Featured|

The Highland Hospital Campus is Renamed The Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus

The renaming is in honor of the late supervisor’s dedication to Alameda County health services and health care for underserved communities. Dec. 16, 2022 – Oakland, CA – Family, friends and colleagues of the late Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan gathered at a ceremony celebrating the renaming of The Highland Hospital Campus in her honor [...]

2022-12-16T19:51:54+00:00December 16th, 2022|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured|Tags: |

Alameda Health System and Alameda County Public Health Department’s BElovedBIRTH Black Centering Receives The 2022 Quality Leader Award Top Honor

Oakland, CA – December 8, 2022 – Alameda Health System (AHS) received the 2022 Quality Leader Awards (QLA) Top Honor for the BElovedBIRTH Black Centering program, which is administered in partnership with the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency’s Public Health Department (ACPHD). The QLA Awards recognize one top honorary and five additional public health [...]

2022-12-09T00:34:15+00:00December 9th, 2022|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured|Tags: , , |

Highland Hospital Has a New Coffee Shop

The café, named Morning Rounds, will serve locally roasted Red Bay Coffee. Nov. 3, 2022, Oakland, CA— The newest place to get a great cup of coffee in Oakland is Highland Hospital. The hospital is celebrating the grand opening of Morning Rounds, its on-premise café which serves locally roasted Red Bay Coffee and espresso drinks, premium teas, [...]

2022-11-03T22:02:48+00:00November 3rd, 2022|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured|

Alameda Hospital Offers Free Flu Shots

Alameda Health System physicians strongly recommend a flu shot this year. Nov. 1, 2022, Alameda, CA— Alameda Health System's Alameda Hospital will offer free influenza (flu) vaccines on Wednesday, Nov. 2 and Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 to community members who are three-years-old and older. The free community clinics will be set up in the Alameda [...]

2022-11-01T20:27:56+00:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: AHS Press Releases, Featured|

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 Press 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 Press Releases|