Thank you, AHS staff. It’s more than just a job — it’s a calling

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.  Number of outpatient clinic visits Alameda Health System (AHS) employees delivered in 2023: 360,451 Babies delivered: 1,457 Surgeries performed: 8,811 Patients served: [...]

American youth happiness at an all-time low, worldwide study shows

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.  Rank of the U.S. on The World Happiness Report’s list of countries with the happiest young people (younger than 30 years old): [...]

This is where Alameda County ranks on a list of human trafficking hot spots

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.  Percent of the world's poorest one billion people who are women: 70  Percent of human trafficking victims worldwide who are women and [...]

This historic political leader was also a pharmacist at Highland Hospital

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. Year that Dr. Fitzroy E. Younge, an obstetrician, became the first Black physician to obtain full hospital privileges in the [...]

2024-03-02T01:11:25+00:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: AHS Index, AHS Newsletter, Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: , |

AHS Index December 2023

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. Estimated percent of Alameda County residents who experienced food insecurity in 2022: 20%   Pounds of food delivered by Alameda County’s [...]

2024-03-27T20:39:26+00:00December 18th, 2023|Categories: AHS Index, AHS Newsletter, Featured, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: |

AHS Index – LGBTQ+ Pride Month | June, 2023

AHS Index June 2023 | LGBTQ+ Pride 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 white LGBTQ+ people who report facing discrimination in healthcare: 44 Percent of LGBTQ+ [...]

2023-06-16T20:41:51+00:00June 16th, 2023|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Latest Stories From AHS|Tags: |

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: |

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: |