AHS Index – Stroke Awareness Month | May, 2023

AHS Index May 2023 | Stroke Awareness Month 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.   Percent of deaths in Alameda County that are attributable to stroke: 6 Stroke death [...]

2023-05-08T23:10:43+00:00May 8th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: |

AHS Index – Black Maternal Health Week | April, 2023

AHS Index April 2023 | Black Maternal Health Week 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. Increase in the rate of U.S. women who died in childbirth (maternal mortality) in [...]

2023-04-11T15:38:31+00:00April 11th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: |

Match Day 2023 – AHS Welcomes a Talented New Class of Residents

Forty-three thousand medical students held their breaths in unison at 11:59 am Pacific on March 17. The suspense broke at noon when they discovered – finally – which residency program they were matched with. Match Day marks the beginning of their medical careers and sparks celebrations across the country, like these. Alameda Health System matched [...]

2023-03-22T19:22:19+00:00March 21st, 2023|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

AHS Gynecologic Oncology Service Saves Lives

After being diagnosed with endometrial cancer at an outside hospital, Alicia Gonzales Grimaldo, a forty year-old mother of five was denied surgery due to lack of health insurance. As a result, she had given up any hope of getting the treatment she desperately needed, but that all changed when she came to the Highland Hospital [...]

2023-03-20T22:09:52+00:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|

AHS Index – March, 2023

  AHS Index March 2023 | Women's History Month 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.   Increase in the rate of U.S. women who died in childbirth (maternal mortality) [...]

2023-03-20T19:26:10+00:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: |

AHS Index – February, 2023

  AHS Index February 2023 | Black History Month 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 years James McCune Smith, the first Black American to hold a [...]

2023-02-15T21:01:34+00:00February 15th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: |

AHS Index – December, 2022

  AHS Index December 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.   Increase in global acts of social benevolence including donating, volunteering, and helping strangers since 2019, according to [...]

2022-12-20T02:23:07+00:00December 20th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: |

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 [...]

2022-12-20T02:19:58+00:00November 15th, 2022|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Latest Stories 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 Stories 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 Stories From AHS, uncategorized|