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21 Sutter Health Affiliates Earn Recognition as Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in Community Benefit, Organizational News, Scroll Images, We're Awesome

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Twenty-one affiliates within Sutter Health’s not-for-profit network earned recognition as a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization.
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Nine Sutter Health Hospitals Honored for Reducing C-Sections

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Carousel, Quality, Scroll Images

California Health and Human Services award recognizes hospitals meeting national goal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Sutter Health hospitals, which have among the lowest cesarean section (C-section) rates in California, were recognized by the California Health and Human Services Department (CHHS) for reducing cesarean births for first-time moms with low-risk pregnancies. Nine hospitals at the not-for-profit health care network were named to the state’s 2017 Hospital C-section Honor Roll. Read More

Sutter Health Hospital Campuses Earn Five-Star Rating from CMS

Posted on Dec 21, 2017 in Carousel, Quality, Scroll Images

Ratings designed to help patients and consumers make informed choices about their care

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Three Sutter Health hospital campuses have earned five stars—the highest ranking possible—as part

of The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Quality Star Rating for December 2017: Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center, Pacific campus in San Francisco, Mills-Peninsula Medical Center in Burlingame and Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center of Santa Cruz. Only 9 percent of the 3,692 hospitals evaluated across the nation received a five-star rating.

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Sutter Health Donates $25,000 to Support Canine Companions for Independence®

Posted on Dec 4, 2017 in Scroll Images

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —The not-for-profit Sutter Health network today announced a $25,000 donation to Canine Companions for Independence to support its work enhancing the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs.

 

“People achieve health and wellness in many different ways—from regular check-ups with their doctor to yoga and meditation,” said Stephen Lockhart, M.D., Ph.D. senior vice-president and chief medical officer of Sutter Health. “A healthcare partner can also take various forms, including four legs instead of two. Animal friends like Canine Companions can offer emotional and physical benefits that help the healing process.”

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Sutter Health Donates $272,500 to Support Community Food Banks

Posted on Nov 16, 2017 in Community Benefit, Scroll Images

Nine-year tally exceeds $2 million, feeding those in need

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sutter Health today announced a nearly quarter-million-dollar donation to 28 food banks across Northern California, and in Oregon and Hawaii. The donation by the not-for-profit health network enables local food banks to provide healthy meals or bags of food to those in need.

“Hunger can have a lifetime impact on the health and wellness on the most vulnerable in our communities. Children who are hungry often struggle to learn and adults who are hungry often struggle to earn a living. With these donations, and through our ongoing partnerships with local food banks, Sutter Health can help feed and nurture our communities and help create a healthier world—one meal at a time,” said Stephen Lockhart, M.D., Ph.D. senior vice-president and chief medical officer of Sutter Health.

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Sutter Health Donates $250,000 to Help Fire Relief Efforts in Northern California

Posted on Oct 12, 2017 in Carousel, Community Benefit, Scroll Images

Funds plus additional outreach efforts help support community members and employees affected by devastating wildfires

Sutter Health today announced a $250,000 donation to the American Red Cross California Wildfires Fund to support fire relief efforts across seven Northern California counties.

The donation bolsters the American Red Cross’ ongoing efforts to provide food, shelter and other desperately needed resources to people affected by the massive fires still raging in Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Lake, Butte, Mendocino and Yuba counties.

“Northern California is Sutter’s home—it’s where we live and work—and the fires across several of our counties have created extreme hardships for our patients, family members, neighbors and colleagues,” said Sarah Krevans, president and CEO of Sutter Health. “Organizations like the American Red Cross are essential to providing our communities with the critical supplies and safe evacuation shelters desperately needed right now. I am humbled by the incredible acts of courage and compassion demonstrated by our employees, clinicians and first responders during this crisis.” Read More