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 Department [...]

By | 2017-09-06T06:29:31+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: AHS In The News, Community Engagement, Population Health|0 Comments

Grant helps Alameda County fight homelessness and better serve the chronically ill

A 30-year-old homeless woman who had been stabbed in the throat five years earlier still had a tracheotomy tube in her neck.   Read more.

By | 2017-09-06T06:30:06+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: Community Engagement|0 Comments

Alameda Hospital Hosts Annual Community Health Fair

Health System Contact Jerri Randrup jrandrup@alamedahealthsystem.org 510-437-4732 Media Contact Kyle McGuire kyle@amfmediagroup.com 925-790-2788 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2016 Alameda Hospital Hosts Annual Community Health Fair Fair Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of Certified Primary Stroke Center Oakland, Calif. (Oct. 17, 2016) – Alameda Hospital will host its annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, October 22 from 9 a.m.-12 [...]

By | 2017-09-07T19:23:32+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Categories: Community Engagement|0 Comments

Community Paramedics Curb Hospital Readmissions and Non-Emergent 9-1-1 Use

Mobile integrated healthcare and community paramedicine (MIH-CP) is making significant strides in areas across the United States.   Read more.

By | 2017-09-06T07:03:34+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Community Engagement|0 Comments

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 Credibles.co, received $422,500 through the USDA’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant program. [...]

By | 2017-09-06T07:05:16+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Categories: AHS In The News, Community Engagement, Population Health|0 Comments

Oakland pediatric obesity program added groceries

Dr. Robert Savio gave 10-year-old Yazmin Peña and her 7-year-old sister, Esmeralda, high-fives as he shared results of the girls' test results from a pilot project on pediatric obesity at Alameda County's Highland General Hospital in Oakland.  Read more.

By | 2017-09-06T07:10:35+00:00 February 22nd, 2012|Categories: Community Engagement, Population Health|0 Comments