U.S. News & World Report Names Sutter Health Hospitals Among Best in California

Posted on Jul 21, 2015 in Quality, Scroll Images

Four hospitals within Sutter Health’s not-for-profit network achieved recognition today as among the best hospitals in California for 2015-16 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual rankings rate top hospitals in the state and in major metropolitan regions, as well as top hospitals according to their performance in 16 adult specialties.

Sutter Health hospitals recognized among the top 50 in the state and top 10 in their metro area include:

San Francisco metro area

Sacramento metro area

In addition, California Pacific Medical Center received “high performer” recognitions in three specialties and a top 50 hospital in the nation achievement for gynecology. Only 137 of the nearly 5,000 U.S. hospitals evaluated received a national ranking in at least one specialty. Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, received “high performer” recognitions in four adult specialties.

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Sutter Health Named 2015 ‘Most Wired’

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 in Expanding Access, Quality, Scroll Images, We're Awesome

MostWired_Winner2015_JRecognized Hospitals Focus on Security and Patient Engagement

Health data security and patient engagement are top priorities for the nation’s hospitals, according to results of the 17th annual HealthCare’s Most Wired™ survey, released today by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). Not-for-profit Sutter Health earned recognition as one of 2015’s Most Wired™.

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Sutter Health’s 2014 Year in Review

Posted on Jul 2, 2015 in Community Benefit, Expanding Access, Quality, Research, Scroll Images, Transformation

Our not-for-profit Sutter Health network invites you to explore our online 2014 annual report. Through videos and other interactive features, see how our doctors, hospitals and medical teams partner to provide top-rated, personalized care in diverse communities across Northern California.  This year our annual report focuses on our:

“At Sutter Health, we understand that in a rapidly changing world we must reimagine how we operate if we want to continue delivering the kind of quality care our patients expect and deserve,” said Sutter Health President and CEO Pat Fry. “In 2014, we implemented advanced technologies, pursued groundbreaking research, streamlined work processes and launched more convenient ways to access care.”

A Message From CEO Pat Fry on Marriage Equality Supreme Court Ruling

Posted on Jun 26, 2015 in Uncategorized

Pat Fry headshotIn a landmark ruling earlier today, the United States Supreme Court backed same-sex marriage nationwide. Sutter Health CEO Pat Fry issued the following statement:

“We applaud today’s Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality. It reflects Sutter Health’s long-held belief that employees and patients committed to same-sex relationships should have equal opportunities. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, where employees can reach their full potential and all employees have access to health benefits for their partners. Valuing one another’s differences also helps us more personally care for our patients as we appreciate their unique needs.”

Sutter Health and CVS Health Create New Clinical Collaboration

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Expanding Access, Transformation, Wellness

Clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients

The not-for-profit Sutter Health network announced a new clinical collaboration with CVS Health today. CVS Health will securely and safely provide prescription and visit information from MinuteClinics, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, to Sutter Health’s electronic health record (EHR) for Sutter Health patients who seek care through the nearly 1,000 MinuteClinics nationwide, and/or have prescriptions filled at a CVS/pharmacy. Through this collaboration, Sutter Health and MinuteClinic practitioners will also work together on planning strategies around chronic care, wellness and patient care coordination.

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Sutter Experts Offer Men’s Health Tips, Encourage Screenings

Posted on Jun 16, 2015 in Wellness

Group photo of men standing outdoorsDuring National Men’s Health Month in June—including Men’s Health Week from June 15-21—experts from across the Sutter Health network encourage men of all ages to take an active role in their health and preventative care.

Not sure where to start? Check out our month-long series on health topics and common health concerns for men 45 years and younger on the MyLifeStages Healthy Living Blog. Follow the series to learn about:

• Ways to safely build muscle mass
• Methods for combating the dreaded “beer belly”
• The importance of having a primary care physician
• Managing stress and boosting energy
• Staying sexually healthy
• Issues with low testosterone levels

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Sutter Health Honors Military, Families and Veterans through Operation Care Package

Posted on Jun 15, 2015 in Community Benefit

As part of a broader commitment to support military personnel, their families and veterans, Sutter Health partnered with the Red Cross Gold Country Region to donate supplies to military members, at home and abroad. This year marks the second time the not-for-profit health system participated in Operation Care Package. Last Friday, Sutter Health employees delivered three moving-truck-loads of donated supplies to the official Operation Care Package donation site, the Roseville Automall.

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