You’re Essential – Shield Yourself From Flu and COVID-19

As we enter flu season and the fall and winter months, the threat of communicable diseases seems inevitable. The days and nights grow colder and more and more people gather indoors for longer periods of time increasing the chances of catching the flu or COVID. As health care workers you are essential to caring for [...]

2022-10-05T06:15:30+00:00October 5th, 2022|Categories: uncategorized|

BEST Initiatives Focus on Transition and Sustainability

As several of the BEST Initiatives wrap up, the focus has been on transition and sustainability.  Revenue Cycle and Supply Chain workstreams have seen great financial success during the last year, which has allowed Alameda Health System to better support our patients, community, and our people.  With increased revenues and decreased expenses, the savings has [...]

2022-10-05T06:11:59+00:00October 5th, 2022|Categories: uncategorized|

AHS Index

Edition: August 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. Increase in opioid-related mortality rates in Alameda County between 2006 and 2020: 444%[1] Increase in opioid overdoses [...]

2022-08-17T18:16:41+00:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: uncategorized|

BEST Initiatives Updates

This month’s update on the BEST Initiatives spotlights the Care Optimization workstream. The team has been hard at work designing solutions for three different priorities: Interdisciplinary Rounds (IDRs) and Care Management, Transfer Center, and Emergency Department (ED) Nursing. The solutions for each of these areas will be piloted at Highland and then modified for [...]

2022-07-13T19:24:14+00:00July 13th, 2022|Categories: uncategorized|

AHS Index

Edition: July 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. Life expectancy of a white child born in the Oakland Hills: 85 [1] Life expectancy of a [...]

2022-07-14T21:46:22+00:00July 12th, 2022|Categories: uncategorized|

BEST Initiatives Updates

Thank you to everyone who has played a role in the success of our Building Excellence, Sustainability, and Trust (BEST) Initiatives!  These initiatives encompass several priorities within Revenue Cycle, Pharmacy, Supply Chain, Care Optimization and the Medical Group. While there is more to do to reach our ultimate financial goals, collectively these five initiatives [...]

2022-05-18T20:06:35+00:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: May 2022, uncategorized|

Let’s Improve Together – SCORE Survey Launched

A new year has come and, with it, a new SCORE Survey. Your voice is critical to improving work conditions and the safety and reliability of the care we deliver. Together we can reach our goal to create a reliable, sustainable, and transparent culture of safety. As you may recall in 2021, we embarked [...]

2022-03-08T19:37:49+00:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: uncategorized|

Congratulations to the Culture of Safety Innovation Award Winners!

Ten Alameda Health System (AHS) departments have been presented with Culture of Safety Innovation Awards for improving teamwork, communication, and safety in their work settings. The award winners are: Anesthesia Providers & APPs Hayward Wellness Center – Providers & Staff HCP5 – Infusion & Specialty Clinics Highland ACT 9 Highland Emergency Department Staff Highland Inpatient Pharmacy [...]

2022-03-08T19:11:05+00:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: uncategorized|

Eliminating Disparities in Cervical Cancer Care

At Alameda Health System (AHS) we are committed to the health and wellness of the diverse communities we serve, including eliminating race-related disparities in cervical cancer care for Black women. One of the most effective ways to achieve this objective is through early detection and regular cancer screenings. On Saturday, January 29 in support [...]

2022-02-08T20:57:37+00:00February 8th, 2022|Categories: uncategorized|

Notice of Recruitment Fraud

It has come to the attention of Alameda Health System (AHS) that individuals are impersonating AHS Human Resources staff to offer fictitious job opportunities. These offers are often accompanied with a check to be cashed by the applicant or requests of personal information through an online form or application. Please do not respond to [...]

2022-01-06T19:40:23+00:00December 20th, 2021|Categories: uncategorized|