Newly Appointed AHS Board Elects Officers

The newly appointed Board of Trustees (BOT) for Alameda Health System (AHS) met today, December 16, 2020 to elect officers, form working committees and set the meeting calendar for 2021. The Board of Trustees is appointed by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and is charged with the governance of Alameda Health System.  The [...]

2020-12-17T06:20:31+00:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: Board of Trustees, Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

Opinion: Gun Violence is a Serious Health Issue for Certain Bay Area Students

Originally published in The Mercury News. Limiting access to guns is paramount to giving low-income students the same chance at health as those in wealthier neighborhoods. By DELVECCHIO FINLEY and DR. GREGORY VICTORINO Across our country, young people and their families are staging coordinated “March for Our Lives” demonstrations following the murder of 17 [...]

2018-06-21T17:13:19+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Board of Trustees, Featured, Media Coverage of AHS|

Alameda Health Teaching Public How to Stop Bleeding

Originally published on ABCNews7. March 16, 2018 By Laura Anthony OAKLAND, CALIF. (KGO) -- It's a timely subject unfortunately and the Alameda Health System is taking the lead when it comes to preparing people for the unthinkable, like the mass casualty disaster or an active shooter. In Oakland, a Highland Hospital trauma nurse demonstrated how [...]

2018-06-21T16:52:45+00:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Board of Trustees, Featured, Media Coverage of AHS, Trauma|

Alameda Health System to Begin $200M Epic Implementation Project

Originally published in EHR Intelligence By Kate Monica January 26, 2018 - The Alameda Health System (AHS) Board of Trustees recently approved a $200 million Epic implementation project to improve care coordination for the 1,100 physicians part of the health system. The fully-integrated Epic EHR system will enable physicians at the Oakland-based health system [...]

2018-06-21T16:13:35+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Board of Trustees, Featured, Media Coverage of AHS|

Treating the Whole Patient

Highland Hospital’s Dr. Harrison Alter focuses on social emergency medicine, which addresses social and economic factors that cause disease. This article was originally posted in Oakland Magazine. Written by: Patrick Hoge Ever since Dr. Harrison Alter fell in love with emergency medicine while interning at Oakland’s Highland Hospital, he has become increasingly convinced that [...]

2018-06-21T15:52:13+00:00January 11th, 2018|Categories: Board of Trustees, Featured, Media Coverage of AHS|