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New Alameda County health center seeks to reduce hospitalizations
San Francisco Chronicle

Hervy Luster has congestive heart failure, but isn’t great about remembering his doctor’s appointments or keeping track of his meds. But he has started to get better at managing his disease with the help of the Hope Center, a new program from the Alameda County Medical Center. The Hope Center’s patients generally face problems like poverty or substance abuse that make it harder for them to manage their conditions.