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: |

AHS Achieves 2022 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition

Alameda Health System (AHS) earned the 2022 College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired Level 8 recognition for acute and ambulatory. The CHIME Digital Health Most Wired program conducts an annual survey to assess how effectively health care organizations apply core and advanced technologies into their clinical and business programs to [...]

2022-11-03T22:06:57+00:00October 27th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS Awarded Grant for Telehealth Expansion Project

Alameda Health System (AHS) recently received a $316,000 grant to fund a telehealth expansion project that will further the organization’s commitment to providing patients better access to exceptional and equitable care. Under the leadership of Chief Administrative Officer of Population Health Tangerine Brigham, AHS submitted a funding request for the telehealth project through Senator Feinstein’s [...]

2022-11-03T22:08:05+00:00October 5th, 2022|Categories: Latest News From AHS, uncategorized|

These are the top three nominated names for the hawks at highland. Vote for your favorite.

We asked Alameda Health System 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. Your responses were impressive. You sent in funny names, historic names, thoughtful names and cute names. We narrowed them down to the top [...]

2022-08-17T00:40:21+00:00August 17th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|Tags: , |

Help us name the red-tailed hawks keeping watch over Highland Hospital.

Those who discover the interior courtyard of the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus are often surprised to find one of Oakland’s most serene gardens and havens for birdwatching just yards from the commotion of the Highland Hospital Emergency Department. The courtyard is nestled between Highland’s historic architecture to the South, an ornate Spanish Baroque building [...]

2022-08-03T20:55:38+00:00July 18th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|Tags: , , , |

A Historic Shift Change Sparks Celebration of Black Physician Leadership at AHS

How much Black excellence can AHS pack into one shift change? At Highland Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED), the answer is 100%. Last week, in an entirely unplanned first at AHS, a team of Black ED residents switched shifts with a second team of all Black residents. Left to right:Jamal Jefferson M.D., M.B.A., Jeremiah [...]

Honoring Extraordinary Nurses with DAISYs

Alameda Health System (AHS) invites nominations for the newly launched Daisy Awards that honor and recognize exemplary nurses at all AHS facilities. Twice a year nurses from Ambulatory, John George, Post Acute and Alameda, Highland and San Leandro Hospitals will be awarded the DAISY Award. DAISY Award Honorees will be recognized by leadership at [...]

2022-07-15T17:29:26+00:00July 13th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

A Father’s Day Message from CEO James Jackson

Alameda Health System CEO James Jackson shares memories of his father, celebrates the legacy of father-figures in his life, and wishes AHS staff a very happy Father’s Day in this video message.

2022-07-28T00:04:15+00:00June 18th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Latest News From AHS|Tags: , , |

Congratulations to the Highland Hospital 2022 SimWars Champions!

A team of Highland Hospital emergency medicine residents won the SimWars national title at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Simulation Academy’s SAEM22 Annual Meeting in New Orleans last week. Highland residents Dr. Jamal Jefferson, Dr. Esteban Cubillos Torres, Dr. Lexi Lambeck, Dr. Naya Misa, and Dr. Chloe Solomon beat Vanderbilt University in the first [...]

2022-05-19T19:09:46+00:00May 18th, 2022|Categories: Latest News From AHS|

AHS Commits to a Just Culture and Empowering Staff

Many of you may have heard through media reports about RaDonda Vaught, a former Tennessee nurse criminally charged for a fatal drug error that resulted in the death of Charlene Murphey. She was convicted of gross neglect of an impaired adult and negligent homicide last month. Here at AHS, we have embarked on a [...]

2022-04-22T22:21:17+00:00April 13th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|