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: 122K

Quality rating of AHS post-acute care from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (out of 5): 5

Number of employee recognitions AHS celebrates in May, including National Hospital Week, National Nurses Week, National Skilled Nursing Care Week, Patient Experience Week, and The Daisy Awards: 5*

Increase in work performance among employees who received a thank you card for their hard work, according to a 2015 field experiment conducted at the Tinbergen Institute: 5.2%

Percent less likely employees are to experience burnout when recognition is an important part of their organization’s culture: 50%

Approximate number of AHS T-shirts distributed to honor our nurses this National Nurses Week: 2,000*

Number of marriage proposals declined by Florence Nightingale, the pioneering founder of modern nursing, to whom both Hospital Week and Nurses Week are dedicated: 4

*Source: Public Affairs and Community Engagement (PACE) at Alameda Health System