Palliative Care team receives grant for outpatient clinic and increased services

Dec 1 2016

Palliative Care Team In early 2017, Alameda Health System will open an Outpatient Palliative Care Clinic within Highland Hospital’s Oncology Clinic. This is made possible by a $150,000 grant from the California Health Care Foundation. The health system's multi-disciplinary Palliative Care team, led by Dr. Sheira Freedman, Director of Palliative Care, has provided support to critically-ill patients since 2009. These services

From the President: This holiday season, help break down barriers to good health

Dec 1 2016

At the heart of our mission of Investing in Caring, Healing, Teaching, Serving All is the belief that quality health care is a right for all in Alameda County. For underserved communities, this begins with removing roadblocks on the journey to good health. Please give to Alameda Health System Foundation to help break down barriers... … to food security. Before joining the Food is Medicine Program, Lor

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

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