Posts made in November, 2012

Alta Bates Summit Receives National Recognition

Posted on Nov 8, 2012

American College of Surgeons Recognizes Exemplary Outcomes in Surgery

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is one of only 28 hospitals in the U.S. and the only East Bay hospital recognized for exemplary surgical patient care by The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®).

Dr. Eileen Consorti

ACS NSQIP recognized Alta Bates Summit’s Surgery Services and its team of surgeon champions: Eileen Consorti, M.D., Steven Stanten, M.D. and Carrie A. Bouderka, NSQIP, surgical clinical reviewer for Alta Bates Summit, in helping to achieve exemplary outcomes for surgical patient care. Read More

Family Caregivers Town Hall

Posted on Nov 5, 2012

Five Paper Cut-Out Figures Holding HandsOn Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, the Ethnic Health Institute will host their 4th Annual Caregivers Town Hall from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Samuel Merritt University’s Health Education Center, 400 Hawthorne Avenue, in Oakland.

If you are caring for a loved one, come to this free community event that offers support and resources for the many family caregivers living in our diverse community. The day will include presentations on a variety of topics and a resource fair, providing opportunities for attendees to be educated and inspired.

The Ethnic Health Institute (EHI) is a community program of the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland and Berkeley. EHI’s mission is to enhance the health and well-being of all people in the community, focusing on the underserved and minority populations that experience disparities in healthcare and disease. They promote community health awareness and education, organizational alliances, health-provider training and research.