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Opportunities: The Campaign for Alameda Health System

Oct 20 2016

It is with great excitement I share with you historic news for Alameda Health System Foundation. Earlier this year, celebrating with friends and family at our Annual Gala, I was pleased to announce Opportunities: The Campaign for Alameda Health System—a major fundraising campaign to support equipment and program needs for the new Acute Care Tower at Alameda Health System's Highland Hospital campus. The nine

Donated teddy bears bring smiles to Eastmont Wellness Dental Clinic

Oct 13 2016

Pediatric dental patients at Eastmont Wellness now leave their appointments with more than just a sparkling smile. They take home a new friend: one of 400 teddy bears donated to Eastmont's Dental Clinic earlier this year. The Dental Clinic staff has fully incorporated the high-end plush toys into their pediatric services, giving children the bears to help them brave their dental visits. Parents of Eastmont's

Program supporting breast cancer patients receives grant

Apr 6 2016

On March 28, a program of Alameda Health System connecting more than 400 patients who have breast cancer with life-saving services was awarded a $10,000 grant from To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation. The grant, managed by Alameda Health System Foundation, supports the Patient Navigation Program, which serves patients from low-income communities who have breast cancer. Spanning the continuum of care, t

Group prenatal visits promote healthy start for newborns

Nov 10 2015

Alameda Health System's CenteringPregnancy program promotes healthy birth outcomes by increasing access to prenatal care and health education for parents. CenteringPregnancy is supported by Alameda Health System Foundation, which secured a three-year grant for the program earlier this year from the March of Dimes California Chapter. Cortney Butcher, a new mom who delivered her son at AHS, shares her experience w

Specialized emergency services save Alameda grandmother

Nov 10 2015

The cardiovascular program at Alameda Health System's Highland Hospital is a STEMI—or ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction—receiving center, which means it has been identified as having special expertise in the emergency treatment of heart attacks. These services are made possible in part by state-of-the-art equipment funded through Alameda Health System Foundation's efforts. Ursula Hogenboom, far right, share

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