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Sutter Medical Network Physician Groups Honored for Quality Health Care

Posted on Sep 24, 2013 in Quality

The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), a renowned industry leadership group in California, today recognized six physician organizations connected to Sutter Health as leaders in medical care quality.

 Nearly 200 physician groups, representing approximately 35,000 physicians who provide care for about 10 million patients, participate in the IHA statewide Pay for Performance (P4P) program. In addition to celebrating top performers, IHA honored physician organizations that demonstrated the most quality improvement from 2011 to 2012. Sutter Medical Network members honored include:

 Sacramento/Central Valley Region

San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area

“We’ve been focused for several years on transforming how we deliver medical care; integrating doctors and hospitals and proactively managing the unique health needs of patients, not just when they need medical attention but before they get sick,” said Jeff Burnich, M.D. senior vice president and executive officer for the Sutter Medical Network. “IHA’s P4P awards help us evaluate and recognize our progress on this long-term goal.”

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The Joint Commission Names Seven Sutter Health Hospitals Top Performers for Quality Health Care

Posted on Sep 19, 2012 in Quality

The Joint Commission, quality awardThe Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accreditor of health care organizations, today named seven Sutter Health network hospitals Top Performers on Key Quality Measures™. Only 620 – or 18 percent – of Joint Commission-accredited hospitals and critical access hospitals in the nation earned the distinction of Top Performer for quality performance in 2011. Hospitals receive recognition in health care quality for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. Sutter Health recognized hospitals include:

Central Valley
Memorial Hospital Los Banos – Recognized for pneumonia care
Sutter Tracy Community Hospital – Recognized for pneumonia and surgical care

Greater Sacramento Region
Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital – Recognized for pneumonia and surgical care
Sutter Davis Hospital – Recognized for pneumonia and surgical care
Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento – Recognized for heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia care

North Bay Area
Sutter Medical Center, Santa Rosa – Recognized for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care

South Bay Area
Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center, Santa Cruz– Recognized for surgical care

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