Expanding Access

Sutter Health Announces New Innovative Clinic for Walk-In Healthcare

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in Expanding Access, Scroll Images

 

New care centers offer same-day appointments, convenient and comfortable locations

Sutter Walk-in Care site renderingsSutter Health announced the opening of three Sutter Walk-In Care locations in the greater Sacramento area.

Sutter Walk-In Care, a service of Sutter Medical Foundation, offers quick, convenient healthcare for everyday illnesses and health needs in a standalone storefront that is easily accessible for local communities. The first location opens at 8 a.m. April 4 in Roseville. Two additional Sutter Walk-In Care locations will open in Elk Grove and El Dorado Hills in late April and mid May, respectively. Read More

Sutter Health Debuts Spanish in Online Patient Portal

Posted on Oct 14, 2015 in Expanding Access

Man on computer at homePatients from across Sutter Health’s not-for-profit network now have the option of viewing key sections of My Health Online, as well as valuable health information and instructions, in Spanish. Through My Health Online, Sutter Health’s secure online patient portal, patients have online and mobile access to their personal health record and an expanding number of online services.

Today, more than 1.2 million adult patients connect to Sutter Health via My Health Online, which is more than 64 percent of the adult patient population across the Sutter Health network. At Sutter Health’s Palo Alto Medical Foundation, where My Health Online was first developed, more than 83 percent of the adult patients use this system. These numbers exceed the national average, with less than 30 percent of Americans reporting online access to their medical records, according to a national study conducted by the California HealthCare Foundation. My Health Online is the patient-facing part of Sutter EHR—one of the most sophisticated and comprehensive electronic health records in the country. Read More

Sutter Health and UnitedHealthcare Renew Network Relationship

Posted on Oct 12, 2015 in Expanding Access

Sutter Health and UnitedHealthcare have renewed their network relationship, giving people enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s employer-sponsored and Medicare Advantage plans access to Sutter Health facilities and physicians through 2017.

The renewed relationship expands the use of performance-based incentives designed to reward Sutter Health physicians for the quality of care delivered while managing medical costs. This includes providing certain Medicare patients with access to Sutter Health’s Advanced Illness Management program, which takes a home-based approach to providing chronically ill patients with physical and emotional support.   Read More

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.”

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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