AHS Index – November, 2022

  AHS Index November 2022 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, and wonder.   Number of U.S. States that celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day: 20[1] Number of acres the United States seized [...]

2022-11-17T22:00:33+00:00November 15th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured, Latest News From AHS|Tags: |

Training Nurses on Palliative Care Concepts Leads to Quality Care

Alameda Health System’s Palliative Care department and Nursing Education have partnered once again to train nurses on palliative care concepts of pain management, symptom management, spiritual care, cultural humility, communication and caring for patients at end of life. The training is being relaunched after being paused due to COVID restrictions. “We are thrilled to bring [...]

2022-11-17T22:01:04+00:00November 15th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Don’t Give the Gift of Flu – Get Vaccinated!

Flu season has almost always been a predictable part of every winter, but the COVID-19 pandemic changed things. The 2021-2022 flu season was mild when compared to pre-pandemic years, largely due in part to COVID-19 prevention measures. However, health experts are predicting this 2022-2023 flu season will be severe and getting a flu shot will [...]

2022-11-17T22:01:29+00:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

2022 Soctober Sock Drive a Big Success

Alameda Health System’s (AHS) Food and Nutrition Services held a successful “Soctober” sock drive to support shelters and organizations that provide services to the unhoused members of our community.  Socks are the most needed, but the least donated pieces of clothing, especially during the cold winter season. During the month of October, sock donations were [...]

2022-11-17T22:01:59+00:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Eastmont Diabetes Patients Get Interdisciplinary Quality Care

At Alameda Health System’s (AHS) Eastmont Wellness Center the interdisciplinary chronic care team is helping patients who are both at-risk or currently living with diabetes to take their first steps toward better health by empowering them with education resources, tools and support. “I find it most rewarding when our patients develop the necessary skills needed [...]

2022-11-17T22:02:30+00:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Employee Recognition Program Launched -STAR

At Alameda Health System (AHS) our employees are our greatest strength going above and beyond every day to provide quality care and improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve. In support of AHS’s commitment to cultivate a workplace culture where people feel valued and recognized, the STAR (Service Team [...]

2022-11-17T22:02:58+00:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month

During National Native American Heritage Month, Alameda Health System (AHS) celebrates the rich and diverse cultures and important contributions of Native Americans who originally settled here in the East Bay communities where we serve all. It is especially important to pay tribute to the proud Chochenyo Ohlone (Ohlone) people who first inhabited the land that [...]

2022-11-15T22:41:30+00:00November 7th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

AHS Senior Leaders Present at Health Care Conference

On Wednesday August 10, 2022, Alameda Health System (AHS) Chief Executive Officer James Jackson, AHS Board of Trustees President Dr. Taft Bhuket and Chief Operating Officer Mark Fratzke were key presenters at Huron’s annual What’s Right Health Care Conference for national health care professionals. Conference attendees learn about best practices from national senior leaders in [...]

2022-08-17T18:14:25+00:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Congratulations to HealthPATH Student Graduates

This summer, Alameda Health System’s (AHS) Park Bridge Rehabilitation and Wellness Center hosted twelve HealthPATH participants from the College of Alameda pursuing careers as certified nursing assistants (CNAs). As a result, the students completed their clinical hour requirement in preparation for the state certification CNA exam. “The HealthPATH CNA training program provides students with invaluable [...]

2022-08-16T22:44:37+00:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Final Vote! Help us name the Highland Hawks

Last month, we asked Alameda Health System (AHS) staff, patients and the entire East Bay community to nominate names for the pair of red-tailed hawks who have made Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus their home. The public has spoken! Without further ado, these are your crowdsourced nominations: Hawkeye & Houlihan Stormy & Sunny Antonio & [...]

2022-08-16T19:18:47+00:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|