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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...Read More about U.S. News & World Report Names Sutter Health Hospitals Among Best in California
Recognized 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...Read More about Sutter Health Named 2015 ‘Most Wired’
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...Read More about Sutter Health’s 2014 Year in Review
Arra G. Yerganian joins Sutter Health’s not-for-profit network as its first chief marketing & branding officer.
Recognized by colleagues as an innovator in residence, a marketing visionary and a customer experience evangelist, Yerganian brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the leading Northern California health network serving 3 million patients and their families.
Yerganian will lead Sutter Health’s comprehensive and differentiated brand strategy that reflects the network’s innovative market-driven and value-added solutions, as well as underscore its commitment as Northern California’s first choice for providing personalized high-value healthcare.
As a not-for-profit health care network, Sutter Health strives to make the community healthier—this includes doing our part to create a sustainable environment. From conservation and recycling to green construction, Sutter Health finds and implements eco-friendly practices that nurture our communities and allow us to continue providing the high-quality care and exceptional service our patients expect and deserve.
Industry Background and Trends
Health care facilities by their very nature use a great deal of natural resources. Over the past several years, these facilities have been able to implement changes thanks to a focus on energy efficiency and conservation within the industry. Now, many new hospitals incorporate sustainable design into their very early planning stages. That means designing for energy efficiency, reducing water consumption, improving indoor air quality, making better building material choices and reducing the overall environmental impact of healthcare operations.
In April, a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, killing more than 9,000 people and leaving millions homeless. To support humanitarian relief efforts there, Sutter Health donated $500,000 to two international disaster aid organizations: International Medical Corps and Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund. Each organization received $250,000 from the not-for-profit health system.
Recently, both organizations provided more detail on how Sutter Health’s donations helped bring life-saving care—including mobile medical unit support, medicine, food and shelter—to earthquake victims:
International Medical Corps organized emergency response teams that brought medical care to people in the areas hardest hit by the quake:
Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund organized more than 7,000 volunteers, staff and other team members to support people in the most affected communities. The group continues to meet with Nepal’s government and the Nepal Red Cross to plan for long-term recovery. Specifically, the Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund:
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.
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™.
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.”
“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.”