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Welcome to the Alameda County Medical Center - Highland General Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine. Highland is home to one of the premier Emergency Medicine Residency programs in the United States, continuously training Emergency Medicine Physicians since 1980. Our mission is three-fold: we are committed to excellence in community based patient care, post-graduate medical education, and Emergency Medicine clinical and basic research. Shown above is our new Critical Care and Clinics Building from the empty ambulance bay of our old ED, on moving day: May 31, 2004.


1411 E. 31st St.
United States of America


Phone: (510) 437-4800

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Older adult-friendly emergency department staff help reduce hospital admissions

(American Geriatrics Society) When older adults arrive at a hospital's emergency department, they may face unexpected challenges. To address these challenges, geriatrics experts have developed special...

One in 3 older patients die following emergency department intubation

(Brigham and Women's Hospital) A new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital investigated the outcomes for patients aged 65 and older after emergency department intubation across a variet...

Expansive Survey Presents Snapshot of U.S. Emergency Departments

ACEP President: "The emergency department is now more than ever the front door to the hospital."

Transitional care nurses in the geriatric emergency department reduce risk of inpatient admissions

(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Geriatric patients seen by transitional care nurses in the emergency department (ED) are less likely to be admitted to the hospital.

Emergency departments help close gaps in opioid abuse and addiction treatment

(American College of Emergency Physicians) Following emergency care for an opioid overdose, an emergency department-facilitated transition to outpatient care is more likely to lead to healthier patien...

Emergency department revisit rates underestimated among pediatric patients

1. Emergency department (ED) revisit rates among pediatric patients were shown to be underestimated by almost 20% when only revisits that occurred at the same hospital as the original visit were consi...

Four Thrombocytopenic Emergencies

Thrombocytopenia is encountered commonly in the emergency department. In most instances, the emergency physician will not be able to determine the definitive diagnosis, but it is important that the in...

Expert on opioid intervention and treatment in the emergency department to open SAEM18 in Indy

(Society for Academic Emergency Medicine) Gail D'Onofrio, M.D., MS, professor of emergency medicine and founding chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine, will open the...

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Association Between Postdischarge Emergency Department Visitation and Readmission Rates.

Hospital readmission rates are publicly reported by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); however, the implications of emergency department (ED) visits following hospital discharge on re...

Emergency department presentations of febrile children to an Australian public hospital.

We investigated the presentations of children with unspecified fever to an Australian emergency department (ED): (i) to determine the proportion of these presentations that could be classified as pote...

Predictors of returns to the emergency department after head and neck surgery.

Thirty-day hospital readmissions have become a measure of quality of care. Many readmissions enter through the emergency department. The purposes of this study were to determine the rate, risk factors...

Effect of Emergency Department and ICU Occupancy on Admission Decisions and Outcomes for Critically Ill Patients.

ICU admission delays can negatively affect patient outcomes, but emergency department volume and boarding times may also affect these decisions and associated patient outcomes. We sought to investigat...

The effect of vertical split-flow patient management on emergency department throughput and efficiency.

To address emergency department overcrowding operational research seeks to identify efficient processes to optimize flow of patients through the emergency department. Vertical flow refers to the conce...

Clinical Trials [3846 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The Effect of Telehealth Ontario on Non-Urgent Emergency Department Use at The Hospital for Sick Children

The purpose of this study is to compare the rate of non-urgent emergency department use between three groups of patients: those who were referred to the emergency department by Telehealth ...

SatCare: Remote Support for Ambulance Clinicians in Medical Emergencies

SatCare is a randomised controlled trial involving rapid standardised ultrasound assessment of patients with shock, major trauma, abdominal pain, chest pain or breathlessness in emergency ...

Rapid HIV Testing Program in the Emergency Department

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the feasibility of a rapid HIV testing program in the Temple University Hospital(TUH)Emergency Department. We hypothesize that a rapid HIV testing ...

Comparison of Outcomes and Access to Care for Heart Failure Trial

Heart failure is a condition where the heart pump does not function normally causing the lungs to become congested. The primary symptom of heart failure is shortness of breath, and this of...

The PAINFREE Initiative, a Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial

The PAINFREE (Improving PAIN control following FRactures; towards an Elder-friendly Emergency department) Initiative is a patient-centered multifaceted intervention which aims to improve p...

Companies [1927 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]


Welcome to the Alameda County Medical Center - Highland General Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine. Highland is home to one of the premier Emergency Medicine Residency programs in the United S...

North Highland

North Highland is a global, employee-owned management and technology consulting company that delivers strategic and tactical business solutions to Fortune 1000 clients, government agencies and non-pro...

Highland Capital Management, L.P.

Highland Funds is managed by Highland Capital Management, L.P. ("Highland"). Highland Funds consists of a number of distinct registered investment companies falling into three types: open-end "mutual...

EmCare, Inc.

EmCare, Inc. and the physician groups operating under the EmCare® brand are leading providers of outsourced emergency department and hospital-based physician services to health...

Highland Good Steward Management LLC

HGSM was founded in 2004 and is located in Birmingham, AL. HGSM's goal is to provide innovative investment products and services in accordance with HGSM's ESG principles to investors around the globe...

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