The Highland Hospital residents’ GoFundMe account, created on Monday to assist nurse Maria Mendoza-Sanchez and her family, has raised almost $14,000. Mendoza-Sanchez, a nurse in the Highland Hospital telemetry-oncology department for two years, left Wednesday night. In a letter to staff, Mendoza-Sanchez thanked her “Highland Hospital family” for their support. “Although, my family is undergoing hardship at [...]
Ten students from Alameda High School talked quietly and munched on brownies as they sat around a long table in a conference room at Alameda Hospital on a recent Wednesday afternoon. Read more.
CHP Stages Mock Car Crash, Aftermath to Warn Skyline Kids of the Dangers Highland Hospital recently teamed up with the California Highway Patrol to give teenagers a vivid warning on the dangers of drinking and driving. The CHP’s “Every 15 Minutes” DUI prevention program pulls together emergency workers and health care providers, local and state [...]
Just last week, at their World Refugee Day celebration, our own Sambo Ly, Director of the Eastmont Wellness Refugee Health Screening Clinic was recognized by the East Bay Refugee Forum for her hard work and dedication to the care of refugees. The refugee clinic is the only state approved site to provide health screening to [...]
It's been hard to miss hearing of the nationwide scourge of psychiatric patients languishing for long hours in medical emergency departments (EDs). Read more.
New patients sometimes have had to wait months for a routine appointment at the Hayward Wellness Clinic, something that should change when the center moves Monday to a larger site at Southland Mall. Read more.
University of California researchers yesterday released initial results of a pilot project to launch a patient-centered medical home model of care for HIV/AIDS patients at a hospital and four community clinics in Alameda County. Read more.
Jenelle Prins doesn't envision ever being able to live without taking at least some medication to help her cope with chronic pain due to the skeletal and shoulder injuries she suffered from a car accident in 1988 and a plane crash in 1999. Read more.
Gloria Romaine has advanced, inoperable cancer, but hospice was never a consideration for the 61-year-old San Leandro woman. Read more.