KCBS Radio highlights the Lullaby Project at AHS, where new parents sing original songs to their babies

Alameda Health System (AHS) was on KCBS Radio this week for a program that integrates group singing and lullabies into perinatal care. AHS partnered with Carnegie Hall and Noe Music to offer the Lullaby Project to perinatal patients enrolled in its Centering Pregnancy program. The Lullaby Project pairs professional musicians with expecting families. Together, they compose and sing personalized [...]

KTVU features AHS’s group singing program for perinatal patients

Alameda Health System (AHS) was featured on KTVU Channel 2 last week for a program that integrates group singing and lullabies into perinatal care. AHS partnered with Carnegie Hall and Noe Music to offer the Lullaby Project to perinatal patients enrolled in its Centering Pregnancy program. The Lullaby Project pairs professional musicians with expecting families. Together, they compose and [...]

Alameda Health System adds group singing and lullaby composition to perinatal care 

Carnegie Hall, Noe Music and Alameda Health System collaborate to offer the Lullaby Project to patients   OAKLAND, Calif., May 1, 2024 – Some of Alameda Health System’s newest parents will have original songs to sing to their babies this Mother’s Day: lullabies they wrote themselves.  Alameda Health System has partnered with Carnegie Hall and [...]

AHS adds group singing and lullaby composition to perinatal care

Alameda Health System has partnered with Carnegie Hall and Noe Music to offer the Lullaby Project to perinatal patients enrolled in its Centering Pregnancy program. The Lullaby Project pairs professional musicians with expecting families. Together, they compose and sing personalized lullabies in English and Spanish for their babies.  “It’s amazing when you can experience [...]

Why is skin disease often misdiagnosed and untreated in Black patients?

Alameda Health System Dermatology Chief Dr. Leon Clark on tackling health disparities, rebuilding patient trust, and caring for black and brown skin Dr. Leon Clark was perplexed when a patient walked into his dermatology clinic with large blisters on his skin. It wasn’t the diagnosis that stumped him – he immediately identified the rash as [...]

David Saÿen named president of the Alameda Health System Board of Trustees

Saÿen, the former regional administrator at the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has deep leadership expertise in the health care field and beyond OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 16, 2024 -- Alameda Health System (AHS) announced on Wednesday, Jan. 10 that David Saÿen has been named president of the AHS Board of Trustees. The board is charged with [...]

NPR Produces a Three-Part Series Exploring Beloved Birth Black Centering

A new three-part series from National Public Radio (NPR) explores how Beloved Birth Black Centering is empowering Black women to redefine perinatal care and implementing evidence-based strategies to eliminate racism-based disparities in Black birth experiences. Part one features Beloved Birth Black Centering Program Director Jyesha Wren, who shares data about the program’s success and why [...]

James Jackson: Gun violence is a growing public health crisis

AHS CEO James Jackson is among a growing chorus of health experts who describe gun violence as a public health crisis. In a KFF interview published on CNN, he discusses the disproportionate impact of violence on some Alameda County communities. Plus, AHS HealthPath intern Javier Velasquez Lopez shares why a school shooting made him want [...]

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Newsweek names Alameda Health System skilled nursing facilities on list of best nursing homes in the U.S.

Alameda Health System’s skilled nursing facility in Alameda, CA has been recognized on Newsweek’s 2024 list of America’s Best Nursing Homes. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. “I am delighted that Alameda Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility, inclusive of Park Bridge Rehabilitation and Wellness, [...]

Alameda Health System’s skilled nursing facility in Alameda is among ‘America’s Best Nursing Homes’

Newsweek has recognized Alameda Health System’s skilled nursing facility in Alameda, CA on its 2024 list of America’s Best Nursing Homes. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. “I am delighted that Alameda Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility, inclusive of Park Bridge Rehabilitation and Wellness, [...]