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SEIU 1021 General Unit Bargaining Update Sept 23, 2020

In the interest of public safety to avoid the threatened strike by SEIU, the Alameda Health System Board of Trustees has agreed to engage an outside negotiator to secure a labor contract on behalf of the organization. The Board also agrees with the union that the financial and structural relationship between the health system and Alameda County is [...]

2020-09-26T19:46:02+00:00September 26th, 2020|

AHS Opens New Pathways to Safety

Innovative Programs Address Technology, Equipment, Communications Throughout Alameda Health System (AHS), safety is the constant and paramount concern for patients, families, and team members alike. Ever mindful of this concern, AHS leadership is responding with a series of innovative, direct and highly effective initiatives to ensure that we’re doing all we can to provide the [...]

2017-09-30T02:53:08+00:00March 30th, 2017|

‘Just Culture’ Promotes Partnership for Patient Safety

Initiative Encourages Communication over Blame in Enhancing Safety for Patients Mistakes can – and do – happen in any workplace. That’s true in health care, where our responsibility is the well-being and safety of our patients. Alameda Health System leadership is deeply aware of how important it is to do our jobs with care and [...]

2017-09-30T02:51:40+00:00March 15th, 2017|

AHS Launches Drive to Recruit Nurses

Strategic Plan Supports Achieving Coveted Magnet Recognition by 2019 There’s never been a better time for a career in nursing, and Alameda Health System’s doors are wide open to qualified candidates. As AHS forges ahead amid the System Transformation of our Strategic Plan, top quality nursing care is a fundamental piece of our path to [...]

2017-09-30T02:55:20+00:00March 13th, 2017|

Leadership Classes Focus on Engagement

Improved Communication the Pathway to Top Performance, Job Satisfaction When it comes to doing our best, communication is key, and Alameda Health System (AHS) is taking its commitment to excellence to new heights with an exciting lineup of training opportunities for leaders and managers. In the works for more than two years, the AHS Organizational [...]

2017-09-30T02:49:52+00:00February 23rd, 2017|

Mission Matters

Exceptional people delivering excellence every day Eleven of your colleagues received a very special honor as the first recipients of the Alameda Health System (AHS) Certificate of Recognition. The honorees were recognized before the Jan. 26 AHS Board of Trustees meeting held at the Highland Care Pavilion conference center. Following a presentation by their Chief [...]

2017-09-30T02:49:01+00:00February 23rd, 2017|

Tentative Agreements Reached

The Alameda Health System Labor Relations team is pleased to announce tentative agreements reached recently with CIR and SEIU-UHW. We would like to extend our thanks to the members of both bargaining teams for their focus on key issues and working collaboratively to reach agreements that support AHS’s effort to be an employer of choice [...]

2017-09-30T00:02:11+00:00December 19th, 2016|

Becoming a System

Nearly three years ago Alameda County Medical Center transitioned to Alameda Health System. It was more than a name change. It was a strategic decision to position our organization to respond to significant changes in health care delivery, changes in reimbursement and a desire to increase quality care and outcomes. By acquiring San Leandro and [...]

2017-09-30T02:44:29+00:00December 8th, 2016|