Sutter Health’s 2014 Year in Review

Posted on Jul 2, 2015 in Community Benefit, Expanding Access, Quality, Research, 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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Sutter Health Physician Organizations Earn Highest Rating for Patient Care

Posted on Jun 12, 2015 in Quality, Scroll Images

Six physician organizations in the Sutter Medical Network, including all five medical foundations, received “Elite” status today in the annual CAPG Standards of Excellence Survey™—the highest possible honor awarded by the CAPG professional organization. The survey measures medical group infrastructure against multiple criteria such as patient experience, population health and affordability.

Sutter Medical Network Elite Status winners (5 stars/highest recognition) include the following:

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Sutter Health CEO Pat Fry to Retire in January, 2016

Posted on May 19, 2015 in Scroll Images, Uncategorized

Fry’s Decision Follows Career of Exemplary Achievement

Pat FrySarah KrevansAfter a 30-plus-year career with Northern California’s not-for-profit Sutter Health network of doctors and hospitals—including the past 10 years as president and chief executive officer—Pat Fry announced today he will retire on Jan. 4, 2016.

The Sutter Health board of directors named Chief Operating Officer Sarah Krevans to succeed Fry. Read More