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OakCare Medical Group Quarterly Newsletter – November

I will be leaving OakCare/AHS December 15th of this year. You will be in excellent hands, as our OakCare Board voted last week to appoint Bob Savio to take my seat on the board... MORE

"The patient is Code 3 critical. Her frail, 90-year-old body is failing. How much should I do to save her life?"

Read Dr. Eric Snoey's full article in the OpEd he wrote for the Los Angeles Times.  MORE

OakCare Medical Group Quarterly Newsletter – September

Please welcome Rachel Baden, MD, to OakCare Medical Group as

the new Chairperson of the Department of Medicine. Dr. Baden began her new role on September 1, leading AHS’s largest... MORE

OakCare Medical Group Quarterly Newsletter

This is the first quarterly newsletter to all OakCare Medical Group physicians and staff with the goal of keeping everyone informed

about what is going on within our organization... MORE

Dr. Wong on Cover of GI & Hepatology News

The Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology is proud to report that our own Dr. Robert Wong recently made the cover of 'GI & Hepatology News' for his publication ... MORE

Meet OakCare's Administrative Staff

The administrative staff of OakCare Medical Group has added some new faces and I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce them and to re-introduce those that have been here for a while… MORE

My State of Emergency by Dr. Eric Snoey


Reflections of Life, Death and Obamacare inside Oakland's main trauma ward. by Dr. Eric Snoey. "We see 100 patients per day, 100,000 per year: The hospital is woven into the lives … MORE

Longtime Alameda Health System doctor shares his family’s story.

Alameda Health System is, and always will be, a part of my family. When my wife, Jessica, and I were expecting our first child … MORE

Dr. Gene Hern Named EMRA Residency Director of the Year


Gene Hern, MD, 2013 EMRA Residency Director of the Year Alameda Health System (AHS) is proud to announce Highland Hospital's Residency Director, Gene Hern, MD, was recently honored .... MORE

Major Cardiac Care Milestone Hit

Highland Earns STEMI Receiving Center Designation

Highland Hospital’s cardiovascular service line achieved a major milestone on December 1: a STEMI Receiving Center (SRC) ... MORE

Palliative Care Consult Service Comforts Patients and Families

Team provides extra layer of support for patients with serious illnesses

Palliative Care is specialized medical care for people with serious illness –whatever the patient's diagnosis or age. ... MORE

Highland in Spotlight at Film Festival

Highland Hospital, Alameda Health System' flagship is featured in an innovative documentary film that will compete in the prestigious San Francisco International Film Festival. ... MORE

Oakland Pedicatric Obesity Program Added Groceries

Dr. Robert Savio gave 10-year-old Yazmin Peña and her 7-year-old sister, Esmeralda, high-fives as he shared results of the girls' test results from a pilot project on pediatric obesity ... MORE

Highland Celebrates as Baby Friendly Hospital

Highland Hospital's Maternal Child Health team has welcomed a special new arrival – the coveted designation as a "Baby-Friendly Hospital". And among those celebrating is the ACMC ... MORE

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OakCare Medical Group provides the highest quality care to the Alameda Health System and the people of Alameda County in fulfillment of it's dual mission of delivering comprehensive health services and training new physicians.

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