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: , |

AHS Index – September, 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, outrage and wonder. Hottest Bay Area temperature during last month’s Sep. 1 – 8 heatwave: 1161 Hottest local temperature ever recorded in the [...]

2022-09-20T16:39:05+00:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

2022 Sock Drive | Share A Pair to Show You Care

Support our local shelters in Alameda County by donating unused or new socks October 1 - 31, 2022. AHS Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) is leading the Soctober sock drive to support shelters and community organizations that provide services to the unhoused members of our community. Socks are the most needed, but the least donated [...]

2022-09-20T02:46:46+00:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

AHS Immunology Clinic Rises to the Challenge of MPX Testing

At its core Alameda Health System (AHS) is committed to delivering patient-centered care to the most vulnerable. This unwavering commitment was recently demonstrated by the systemwide response for MPX testing. Under the coordination and leadership of Sunny Lai, MD, associate medical director of the Adult Immunology Clinic at Highland Wellness Center, AHS was able to [...]

2022-09-20T02:42:36+00:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

Delivering Better Patient Care Through Technology

Alameda Health System’s (AHS) Chief Information Officer (CIO) Mark Amey regards the famous Martin Luther King Jr. quote, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?’” as an inspirational call to action for his team and him. “At AHS I have the honor and privilege of leading a dedicated and [...]

2022-09-20T02:39:21+00:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

A Note from James Jackson

This month, Alameda Health System (AHS) experienced profound tragedy and challenges.   On Monday, Sep. 5, a beloved AHS physician resident intern, Dr. Jing Mai, died of an apparent suicide at Highland Hospital. We have been in close contact with Dr. Mai’s family as they grieve this enormous loss. Dr. Mai’s father requested that we [...]

2022-09-20T20:40:33+00:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

At Alameda Health System (AHS), we proudly celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, recognizing the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American and Latinx communities, past and present, who have inspired others to succeed. The celebration takes place each year from September 15 to October 15. It begins mid-month because September 15 marks the independence anniversary of five [...]

2022-09-20T19:06:19+00:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

Meet Stormy and Sunny, Highland Hospital’s hawks.

Originally published on The Oaklandside. Earlier this year we were tipped off by staff at the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus that a pair of red tail hawks, which had been living there for a few years, was thriving and had given birth to several chicks, raising them in a nest high atop a big [...]

AHS Achieves HIMMS Stage 6

We are proud to announce that Alameda Health System (AHS) has achieved Stage 6 as designated by HIMSS using the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). AHS is among some of the first organizations globally to successfully validate with new updated model requirements. EMRAM is a model that harnesses technology to support optimized patient care, [...]

2022-08-17T20:49:53+00:00August 17th, 2022|Categories: Featured|