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Eight Sutter Health hospital campuses received “high performing” rankings for specialty care in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals survey released today. For 2014-2015, U.S. News evaluated hospitals in 16 medical care specialties. These Sutter Health...Read More about Sutter Health Hospitals Honored by U.S. News & World Report
Six physician organizations in the Sutter Medical Network received “Elite” honors from the California Association of Physician Groups’ (CAPG) Standards of Excellence Survey—the highest recognition awarded by the professional organization. Winners in the Sutter Health Network...Read More about Sutter Health Network Physician Organizations Named Among the Best in California
Expands To Support Additional Patients From the west shore of Northern California’s Clear Lake to the heart of Merced County sit two rural community hospitals caring for their region’s most critically ill patients. Like many community hospitals across the country, Sutter...Read More about Sutter Health’s eICU Celebrates Decade of Quality Service
Seven physician organizations connected to Sutter Health received recognition today for their excellence in medical care from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), a renowned industry leadership group in California.
Nearly 200 physician organizations, representing approximately 35,000 physicians who provide care for about 9 million patients, participate in the IHA statewide Pay for Performance (P4P) program. In addition to recognizing efforts to offer patients the highest quality medical care possible, IHA honored physician organizations that demonstrated the greatest improvement in care quality from 2012 to 2013. Sutter Medical Network members honored include the following physician organizations.
Sacramento/Central Valley Region
San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014—Sutter Health Chief Medical Officer Gordon Hunt, M.D., 67, will retire in April 2015 after 20 years of dedicated service and leadership to the not-for-profit network.
“When I think about a leader who personifies Sutter Health’s promise to partner with patients and each other to provide an unmatched experience, Dr. Gordon Hunt immediately comes to mind,” said Sutter Health President and CEO Pat Fry. “Dr. Hunt has been the compassionate leadership force behind multiple initiatives that demonstrate the highest value our network of care can offer—improved care quality for patients.” Read More about Sutter Health Chief Medical Officer Announces Retirement
Guys, it’s no secret you shy away from visiting your doctor. A 2011 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report found nearly 26 percent of men in the United States do not have a regular source of health care. You may find it easier to book that appointment if you know what health tests you need. Read More about Tuneup Tips for Men of All Ages
Sutter Health raised $652,537 for the March for Dimes this year, making 2014 Sutter’s 11th year as the top fundraising team in Northern California for the national foundation. The March of Dimes also recognized Sutter Health as its top health care fundraising team in the United States for the past four years.
On Aug. 18, 2014, Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF) opens its new care center at 3100 W. Christoffersen Parkway in Turlock, replacing its existing clinic at 1015 E. Main Street.
The new, state-of-the-art-facility offers primary care, specialty care, urgent care, laboratory and radiology services—all in one convenient location with ample parking. Read More about Sutter Gould Medical Foundation to Open New Care Center in Turlock
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014—Sutter Health Chief Financial Officer Bob Reed will retire in January 2015 after 18 years of dedicated service and leadership to the not-for-profit network.
Jeff Sprague, Sutter’s senior vice president, financial operations, will succeed Reed as CFO. Read More about Longtime Sutter Health CFO Announces Retirement; 30-Year Finance Leader Named as Successor
This weekend, Sutter Health-affiliated Alta Bates Summit Medical Center will open its new Merritt Pavilion to patients.
The Merritt Pavilion, located in Oakland, includes 238 private patient rooms designed with the healing and comfort of patients and their families in mind. The spacious rooms include large showers, recliners or sofa beds and a flat-panel TV entertainment system that offers on-demand movies, music and health-related programs. Rooms are accessible for our patients with disabilities and equipped with overhead patient lifts for the safety and comfort of patients and staff.