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.
Health System Contact Terry Lightfoot firstname.lastname@example.org 510-535-7626 Media Contact Kyle McGuire email@example.com 925-790-2788 Training a Diverse Healthcare Workforce of the Future Alameda Health System, Alameda Unified School District and FACES for the Future Partner on a High School Internship Program Oakland, Calif. (March 7, 2017) – Alameda Health System (AHS), Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) and [...]
Documentary filmmakers regularly venture into crisis zones to show us conditions in remote locations that we’ll never visit. Read more.
After shooting meth put her in a Missouri hospital with six days of bleeding, Heather Surface stumbled out into the January cold last year, still drug-addicted, homeless and unaware that she had a dangerous liver infection. Read more.
Despite the availability of new ways to treat millions of people trapped by addiction to opioids, the news has not been good. Read more.
Alameda Health System Highland Hospital, one of only three Baby-Friendly designated hospitals in the Bay Area, has earned a spot on California’s 2016 Hospital C-Section Honor Roll. California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley recently recognized the Oakland hospital as one of 104 in the state which have met or exceeded a federal goal [...]
At Eastmont Wellness, there are no actual welcome mats awaiting people escaping tyranny and oppression in other countries, but the staff there nonetheless maintains this nation’s legacy of welcoming those who seek a better life. Read more.
Pain is one of the most common complaints intensive care unit patients have, and acupuncture may be an inexpensive and drug-free way to ease that issue, according to a small study from Oakland, Calif.-based Highland Hospital. Read more.
For most hospital administrators, the idea of allowing filmmakers to roam the halls of the ICU is probably no more appealing than getting into the nitty-gritty of their compensation. Read more.
When is more medical care helpful in end-of-life situations and when does it just lead to more suffering? Read more.