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Rural Docs and City Specialists Pool Knowledge to Benefit Lake County Patients

Posted on Mar 30, 2018 in Expanding Access

Regular case conferences, education and networking through telemedicine give local Obstetricians the confidence to care for women who have high risk pregnancies and babies born early or ill.

LAKEPORT, Calif., On March 21st Dr. Scott Witt spent time getting ready for an important date. Dr. Witt, who normally works at Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital, packed up his car, as he does every six months, and drove to Lakeport to spend two hours with Obstetricians and nurses who care for patients at the Sutter Lakeside Hospital Family Birth Center.

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Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

Posted on Feb 13, 2018 in We're Awesome

SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital (SSRRH) announced today that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality from their respective organizations.  Read More

Novato Community Hospital’s Total Hip, Knee Replacement Program Earns Joint Commission’s Highest Certification

Posted on Jan 22, 2018 in Quality

Novato Community Hospital has been on a crusade to optimize orthopedic care in Marin County.

Novato — Jan. 22, 2018 —  Over the past 2 years Novato Community Hospital (NCH) has invested significant resources and energy into building a best-in-class program for total hip and total knee replacement surgery. Today NCH announced that its program earned the Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement – the highest certification offered by the nationally recognized accrediting body.

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Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital Earns Top Hospital Award

Posted on Dec 7, 2017 in Quality

Only Hospital North of the Golden Gate to Receive this Distinction 

Santa Rosa, CA, December 7, 2017 – Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital was named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group for the first time. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization.

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Sutter’s Largest Medical Office Building in Sonoma Co. to Reopen After Fires

Posted on Dec 1, 2017 in Uncategorized

Fire forced the closure of Sutter North Bay Health Plaza, located at 3883 Airway Drive in Santa Rosa, on October 9, 2017. The facility, which is normally staffed with 43 doctors and 250 employees, has begun the process of reopening and will resume the majority of services by Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

Most remaining departments will reopen in January 2018. Family Medicine is the only service not anticipated to return to Airway.

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