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Servimos a Todos = We Serve All

Oct 4 2018

By Ricquel L. Jackson | September 17, 2018 Originally posted on Alameda Health System Celia Montes remembers being very confused as she stepped away from her mother for a quick second and upon return her mother was crying. Her confusion quickly turned to anger when she found out someone yelled at her mother for not speaking English. “We moved to the United States from El Salvador when I was 1

Embracing Diversity in Leadership

Oct 4 2018

By Ricquel L. Jackson | October 2, 2018 Originally posted on Alameda Health System  Alameda Health System (AHS) knows it can’t successfully transform its care delivery system without having leaders who are dedicated, diverse and disruptive…in walks Luis Fonseca. He currently serves as Chief Operating Officer for AHS and says his upbringing, life experience, and education all paved the path to being an

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Oct 4 2018

By Ricquel L. Jackson I September 26, 2018 Originally posted on Alameda Health System  Meet Cathya Mendoza. Cathya attends Holy Names University in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System’s (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers.

AHS Foundation Associate Board Raises $29,500 for AHS Eastmont Wellness Dental Clinic

Aug 27 2018

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

The Treatment Gap

Aug 20 2018

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

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