Patrick Corder, a firefighter and paramedic with the Alameda Fire Department and Emergency Services, doesn’t wait for people to call 911. He calls them first. 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 [...]
NPR's Michel Martin talks with Dr. Jessica Zitter about preparing high-school students to deal with end-of-life care. Zitter is a critical care and palliative medical doctor in Oakland, Calif. Read more.
AHS Board of Trustees Issues Resolution in Response to Recent Immigration Policy ChangesThe Alameda Health System (AHS) Board of Trustees has adopted a resolution reaffirming the health system's commitment to providing healthcare services for all, including vulnerable populations and the uninsured, without regard to income, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identification or citizenship.As an integrated public health [...]
When it comes to treating patients, Dr. Steven Chen knows that only prescribing drugs is not enough. Read more.
Turning tragedy into action, Stefania Kaplanes, AHS trauma prevention manager, is motivated by the “saddest two hours of (each) month.” “I sit on the Alameda County Child Death Review Committee. It is the saddest two hours of the month,” Kaplanes said. “Hearing the cases motivates me to bring the best practices I learn back to [...]
At their board meeting this evening, trustees of the Alameda Health System, which operates the county's public hospitals, affirmed that they will continue to make healthcare services available to undocumented immigrants and other populations whose care might be imperiled by the incoming Trump administration. Read more.
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 [...]
Health System Contact Jerri Randrup firstname.lastname@example.org 510-437-4732 Media Contact Kyle McGuire email@example.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 [...]
Stephen Anderson can hold his own in a conversation with the team's medical staff when he has an injury. Read more.