In a recent survey of organizations serving low-income breast cancer patients in Alameda County, 100% of respondents identified lack of financial resources and transportation as major barriers to access to treatment for uninsured and underinsured patients. This comes as no surprise to the staff of the Breast Cancer Patient Navigation Program at Alameda Health System (AHS), the co
More than 420 business leaders, community members, and healthcare professionals came together on April 26, 2014 to celebrate Alameda Health System Foundation’s 24th Annual Gala. The event was an unprecedented success, raising over $375,000 to support Alameda Health System’s (AHS) mission of Caring, Healing, Teaching, Serving All. Hosted by local celebrity and KTVU news anchor, Dave Clark, guests gathered
Alameda Health System is, and always will be, a part of my family. When my wife, Jessica, and I were expecting our first child in 2006, we knew we wanted the newest addition to our family to be born at Highland Hospital, where… 9 out of 10 babies are delivered without complications. OB/GYN physicians are in the top 30 percent in national rankings on patient satisfaction scores. Jessica compl
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Making the Connection Between Good Nutrition and Good Health — Reflecting Alameda Health System’s deep commitment to the community, its Health Excellence and Academic Leadership Program (HEAL) exposes middle and high school students to careers in healthcare. The Program collaborates with more than 15 East Bay schools to reach at-risk youth from low-income neighborhoods. Youth participate in a variety of i
Join us in supporting AHS’s Bite to Balance program. Next week on April 2nd, Jules Thin Crust — pizzas created with locally sourced, organically-grown ingredients, available gluten- free — will be partnering with us by donating a portion of their day’s proceeds to Bite to Balance. Bring your family and friends!