Sutter Physician Organizations Earn Awards for Quality, Patient Experience

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in Quality

Physician organizations connected to not-for-profit Sutter Health received eight awards this week from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), a renowned industry leadership group in California. Seven of those awards recognize excellence in clinical quality and/or patient-centered care.

Sutter Medical Network members honored for achieving a top 10 percent in their category, out of 200 physician organizations in California, include:

Clinical Quality, Top 10 Percent

Patient Experience, Top 10 Percent

In addition, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation received IHA’s Ronald P. Bangasser Memorial Award for Quality Improvement. This award recognizes a physician organization in the Bay Area that made exceptional strides in clinical quality between 2015 and 2016.

“Across our Sutter Health network, our doctors and care teams constantly focus on improving how we deliver health care to meet the needs of our patients,” said Don Wreden, M.D., Sutter Health senior vice president, Patient Experience.  “We’re proud IHA recognizes our ongoing efforts to improve quality, safety and accessibility, and to provide compassionate care to those we serve in Northern California.”

For more information, visit IHA.org.

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