Highland Hospital Becomes Only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center In East Bay Area
“The East Bay is fortunate to have a hospital of this caliber,” Congresswoman Barbara Lee said after touring the hospital before the press conference last week.
East Bay Times:
Highland Hospital Named Level 1 Adult Trauma Center
Highland Hospital has been elevated to a Level 1 adult trauma center, the only one in the East Bay. The ranking is the highest level given by the American College of Surgeons. “This is a major accomplishment for Highland and a huge service for the residents of Alameda County and beyond. Our trauma services are an example of the essential services Highland offers to the entire community,” Dr. Ghassan Jamaleddine said at a press conference last week. (Parr, 8/10)