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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

Palo Alto Medical Foundation Opens Pediatric Urgent Care Clinic in Dublin

Posted on Feb 13, 2018 in Expanding Access, Quality, We're Awesome, Wellness

New Pediatric Clinic Offers Same-Day Appointments and Extended Hours

New Pediatric Urgent Care Clinic in Dublin.

Dublin, Calif. –  Sutter Health’s Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) announces the opening of a Pediatric Urgent Care Clinic in Dublin, offering convenient care from pediatricians and medical professionals.

The Pediatric Urgent Care Clinic, located on the first floor of 4050 Dublin Blvd., offers same-day medical attention for minor to moderate illnesses after hours and on all holidays. The clinic is open from 1 to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and holidays.

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PAMF Scholarships Help Fund Future Doctors’ Education

Posted on Feb 7, 2018 in We're Awesome

      Applications are due April 13, 2018, from eligible                             students pursuing a medical education

Palo Alto, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2018) – The physicians at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) continue to help meet future needs for new physicians by awarding scholarships annually to deserving high school students who are committed to becoming physicians.

Since 1993, PAMF physicians have funded and awarded more than 60 scholarships to outstanding local high school students who attend a four-year college and plan to pursue careers as doctors.

The Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group (PAFMG) Pre-Medical Scholarships each total $25,000 per recipient and are paid out to each student over five years, helping students to fulfill their ambition to become a doctor and give back to their communities. Read More

Sutter Health Donates $50,000 to Help Feed Residents in Three Counties

Posted on Nov 29, 2017 in Community Benefit, We're Awesome

 Sutter Health today announced donations totaling $50,000 to food banks serving Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz counties. The donation by the not-for-profit health network enables local food banks to provide healthy meals or food to those in need.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, based in San Jose, will receive $33,500 and Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz County, based in Watsonville, will receive $16,500.

Sutter Health’s donations to community food banks over the past nine years total more than $2 million – which has fed countless individuals and families.

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Sutter Health Opens Latest Bay Area Clinic for Walk-In Healthcare

Posted on Nov 14, 2017 in We're Awesome

New innovative center in San Jose offers same-day, convenient care for non-urgent issues

SAN JOSE, Calif.  – Sutter Health opens the newest Walk-In Care clinic in San Jose today, a service of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, at 685 Coleman Ave., Suite 20.

Sutter’s Walk-In Care clinics offer a new option for quick, convenient care for everyday illnesses and health needs in a stand-alone storefront that is easily accessible. The San Jose clinic is Sutter Health’s sixth Bay Area location. The first clinic opened in Petaluma in late April followed by clinics in San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Dublin and San Ramon.

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Sutter Lakeside’s Fashion Show Raised $30,000 for Breast Cancer Navigation Services

Posted on Nov 6, 2017 in We're Awesome

Lake County Hospice dressed as angels. Photo by Nathan Dehart.

Sutter Lakeside Hospital’s second annual ReRunway Secondhand Fashion Show Fundraiser raised $30,000 to fund breast cancer navigation services for local residents.

Over 80 models strutted their stuff on the catwalk for a cause at Boatique Winery.  Groups and individuals picked themes, and dressed accordingly in used and secondhand clothes.  Hospital models included staff from the clinics dressed as nerds; clinical effectiveness staff dressed in 50’s outfits; ICU nurses dressed as gypsies; Emergency Department staff clad in Halloween-themed clothes; Patient Access staff in pirate outfits; and the senior management team, who recreated the Wizard of Oz.  Staff from other local organizations participated as well, including Hospice angels; Tribal Health rockabillies; REACH as Charlie’s Angels; the bewitched Lake County Office of Education; and the Sheriff’s Department, who spoofed Tropic Thunder.  Breast cancer survivors closed the show.

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