Nursing Home Residents Fear Cuts From GOP Health Bill

Originally published in San Francisco Chronicle. By Catherine Ho July 8, 2017 Hawkins was taken to a hospital in an ambulance after a severe pulmonary episode left him unable to breathe. He was then admitted to Park Bridge, a long-term nursing facility in Alameda, where he has been living ever since. There, nurses [...]

2018-06-18T19:35:06+00:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Media Coverage of AHS|

NPR: A Physician Explores ‘A Better Path’ to the End of Life

Originally published in National Public Radio. By Terry Gross August 9, 2017 Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter, author of Extreme Measures, discusses the ethics of using medical assistance to hasten death. Zitter is the subject of the Netflix documentary Extremis. Transcript TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. My guest is a critical care [...]

2018-06-18T18:26:25+00:00August 9th, 2017|Categories: Media Coverage of AHS|

Immigrants Not Seeking Medical Care Is a Public Health Issue

Cinco de Mayo, the celebration of Mexican-American culture, reminded us that as a community, Alameda County embraces many cultures and draws strength from the diversity of our immigrants —whether newly arrived or longtime residents.  Read more.

2017-10-12T18:13:09+00:00May 8th, 2017|Categories: Media Coverage of AHS|

AHS to Play Key Role in Alameda County Whole Person Care Pilot

 Alameda Health System is proud to partner with Alameda County's Health Care Services Agency on AC Care Connect, a new Whole Person Care Pilot. AC Care Connect will help homeless and other people with high needs with both health care and housing. The program is funded by a $140 million grant from the California [...]

2018-06-15T16:37:29+00:00November 14th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Alameda Health System Foundation Receives Avon Grant for Breast Cancer Patient Navigator Program

Oakland, Calif. (July 25, 2016) – Alameda Health System (AHS) and AHS Foundation(AHSF) announced receipt of a $125,000 grant from Avon Breast Cancer Crusade to fund AHS’ long-standing efforts to support breast cancer patients through diagnosis and treatment. AHS Patient Navigator Zhonnet Harper accepted the mock check during the closing ceremony for the AVON 39 Walk to End Breast Cancer, held July 24 in San Francisco. Avon’s generous grant will be used to further the impact of our Patient [...]

2018-06-14T18:13:22+00:00July 25th, 2016|Categories: Archive|

Alameda Health System Partner Mandela MarketPlace Receives Major Grant from USDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Trisha Chakrabarti Program and Policy Manager Mandela MarketPlace, Inc. OAKLAND, Calif., April 2, 2015 – In an announcement yesterday morning from Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Oakland’s Mandela MarketPlace, in partnership with Alameda Health System’s Highland Hospital and, received $422,500 through the USDA’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant [...]

2018-06-12T22:54:27+00:00April 2nd, 2015|Categories: Archive|