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

Innovative program at Hayward Wellness stirs up success for patient health

Jul 10 2015

Healthy eating and physical activity are essential for good health. At Hayward Wellness, a new initiative is underway to promote these healthy behaviors for patients from low-income communities where obesity is prevalent. The Healthy Eating for Good Health Program is made possible through a partnership with Cooking Matters and is supported by a grant from the Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Program in Sou

Summer Newsletter

Jul 2 2015

Our summer newsletter is here! Learn about innovative healthy eating programs we help support, exciting upcoming events, and new leadership at the Foundation and at Alameda Health System. Click here to browse our digital Newsletter.

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