On Saturday, August 25, the Alameda Health System (AHS) Foundation Associate Board presented the AHS Eastmont Wellness Dental Clinic with a check for $29,500. This funding will be used to purchase dental instruments that can help prevent cavities and gingivitis in pediatric dental patients. After the check presentation, the Associate Board had a chance to see their investment in action as they toured the
This E.R. Treats Opioid Addiction on Demand. That’s Very Rare. Written by Abby Goodnough, New York Times August 19, 2018 Some hospital emergency departments are giving people medicine for withdrawal, plugging a hole in a system that too often fails to provide immediate treatment. OAKLAND, Calif. — Every year, thousands of people addicted to opioids show up at hospital emergency rooms in with
In April 2018, Alameda Health System (AHS) opened its new simulation center, the Health Professions Training and Education Center. This cutting-edge facility helps train current and future healthcare professionals and allows them to perfect their skills in a safe and instructive environment. Learn more about AHS’ remarkable new simulation center and its HealthPATH program below! Alameda Health System
Dr. Nick Nelson walks through busy Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., to a sixth-floor exam room, where he sees patients from around the world who say they have fled torture and violence. Nelson, who practices internal medicine, is the medical director of the Highland Human Rights Clinic, part of the Alameda Health System. A few times each week, he and his team conduct medical evaluations of people w
On Tuesday, April 10, HealthPATH will have a grand opening for its Health Professions Training and Education Center, also referred to as a simulation center.