Opening Discussion Topic:
Since 1864, when it was founded as the Alameda County Infirmary, the Alameda Health System has grown into an integrated public health care system of five hospitals (with 800 beds), three skilled nursing facilities, and four “Medical Home” Wellness Centers. And, unlike most other “county hospitals,” it carries out its mission as a Public Hospital Authority, with a separate Board.
Our Featured Speaker will be Luis Fonseca, Alameda Health System’s Chief Operating Officer, who will share some of the System’s major initiatives currently underway. At AHS, Luis is responsible for providing operational and strategic leadership to the executives of the system’s hospitals (including Highland, a teaching hospital and the East Bay’s only adult Level 1 Trauma Center), facilities, and wellness centers, all of which more than 1,100 physicians and over 4,500 employees call home.
During our Members Go-Round Discussion we’ll look to hear how your Organization interacts with AHS, the East Bay’s Medi-Cal population, and the under- and uninsured. When you RSVP, please alert us to any other Issues or Questions you have for the Group, so we can schedule a time to address them during our Go-Round.
Before Luis was named AHS’s COO, in July 2016, he was COO at Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System, in Salinas, CA, from 2013 to 2016; was Support Services Administrator at Kaiser Permanente, at Walnut Creek Medical Center, from 2012 to 2013; and Administrator of Facilities Operations for LA County USC Medical Center, from 2006 until 2012.
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