Posts Tagged "San Francisco"

Why and How Do We Age? New Study Launches at Sutter Health’s San Francisco Coordinating Center on Healthy Aging

Posted on Apr 9, 2019 in Affiliates, Innovation, Research, Scroll Images

SAN FRANCISCO – Until now, research on aging and how to preserve independence as we age has come almost entirely from mice, worms, and flies, or human studies of blood specimens. Researchers at Sutter Health’s San Francisco Coordinating Center (SFCC) are launching a breakthrough study—the Study of Muscle Mobility and Aging (SOMMA)—to understand the biology of human aging and how it influences people’s ability to remain independent. SOMMA is the first study of its kind in the U.S.

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FACT SHEET: Sutter Health’s CPMC Mission Bernal Campus Hospital

Posted on Aug 28, 2018 in Uncategorized

A room with a view awaits on the maternity unit at the CPMC Mission Bernal Campus Hospital.

Remarkable Care. Remarkably Close.

Sutter Health’s new California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) Mission Bernal Campus hospital is a community care center that integrates the latest technologies, advanced seismic safety and world-class healthcare. Details in its maternity, orthopedics, emergency and elder care services are geared toward creating the ideal patient experience, where high quality care, advanced technology, safety, efficiency and personal touches — such as private rooms — are the norm.

By the Numbers.

Healthy environments foster healthy people. Designed to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification, CPMC’s Mission Bernal campus is constructed and operated in an environmentally conscious way that enhances the patient experience. With approximately 215,000 gross square feet of acute care, clinical and administrative space, the Mission Bernal Campus hospital includes:

  • 120 private rooms
  • 88 medical/surgical beds
  • 22 labor/delivery and postpartum beds
  • 16 emergency department exam rooms
  • 10 ICU patient rooms
  • 19 Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit beds
  • Seven operating rooms (two dedicated to obstetrics)
  • 360,000 gallons of storm water annually diverted from storm and sewer system
  • 50,000 gallons of rainwater used for cooling
  • Four days functioning off the city’s grid

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Doors Officially Open at Sutter Health’s CPMC Mission Bernal Campus

Posted on Aug 25, 2018 in California Pacific Medical Center, Scroll Images, Transformation

Shannon Thomas, R.N., site administrator for Sutter Health California Pacific Medical Center Mission Bernal Hospital Campus, unveils signage outside the emergency department.

Teams will care for the community inside this hospital that features latest technologies, advanced seismic safety and world-class healthcare

 

SAN FRANCISCO—The not-for-profit Sutter Health network will officially open the doors to its California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) Mission Bernal campus hospital Saturday, Aug. 25. This neighborhood-based medical center for all San Franciscans is located at Cesar Chavez and Valencia Street.

“For 150 years, we have had the privilege to care for San Franciscans from every neighborhood of our wonderful city,” says California Pacific Medical Center CEO Warren Browner, M.D., MPH. “We are delighted to carry on that tradition and meet the ever-changing needs of our City by the Bay.”

“The new Sutter Health CPMC Mission Bernal Campus is a state of the art facility that will serve San Francisco for generations to come,” said Mayor London Breed. “The grand opening today is a culmination of years of collaborative work between the City, CPMC and the community to ensure that we provide quality healthcare for all of our diverse communities.” Read More

Sutter Health Welcomes First Babies of the Year

Posted on Jan 3, 2018 in Quality

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—What better symbol for new beginnings in the new year than new life? Teams from across Sutter Health’s not-for-profit network helped deliver babies throughout Northern California within the first few hours of 2018. Here are a few who made their New Year’s Day debut!

The Pulgar family at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento.

The Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento Labor and Delivery team welcomed the first baby of 2018 in Sacramento. Baby Ignacio, weighing 8 lbs., 7 oz. and measuring 21 inches long, joined the Pulgar family on Jan. 1 at 12:15 a.m. Read More

Conservation Efforts Sprout Across the Sutter Health Network

Posted on Jul 31, 2015 in Community Benefit

Compost for garden

Sutter Health’s Perspective

As a not-for-profit health care network, Sutter Health strives to make the community healthier—this includes doing our part to create a sustainable environment. From conservation and recycling to green construction, Sutter Health finds and implements eco-friendly practices that nurture our communities and allow us to continue providing the high-quality care and exceptional service our patients expect and deserve.

Industry Background and Trends

Health care facilities by their very nature use a great deal of natural resources. Over the past several years, these facilities have been able to implement changes thanks to a focus on energy efficiency and conservation within the industry. Now, many new hospitals incorporate sustainable design into their very early planning stages. That means designing for energy efficiency, reducing water consumption, improving indoor air quality, making better building material choices and reducing the overall environmental impact of health care operations.

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