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May 19, 2015, 15:00 ET

Sutter Health CEO Pat Fry to Retire in January, 2016

After a 30-plus-year career with Northern California's not-for-profit Sutter Health network of doctors and hospitals -- including the past 10...

Apr 29, 2015, 11:02 ET

Sutter Health Donates $500,000 to Help Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal

Sutter Health today announced a $500,000 donation to help support relief efforts following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal this past...

Mar 04, 2015, 08:00 ET
Sutter Health Plus offers its competitively priced health plan products in the greater Central Valley and Sacramento areas and the Sonoma County community.

Sutter Health Plus Expands to Sonoma County Community

 Sutter Health Plus, an HMO health plan that serves the greater Sacramento and Central Valley areas, will now offer its competitively priced...

Mar 02, 2015, 19:17 ET

Two Sutter Health Medical Centers Named as '100 Top Hospitals' in Nation

Truven Health Analytics™ today named Sutter Health hospitals—Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento (SMCS) and Sutter Tracy Community...

Feb 12, 2015, 16:00 ET

What's 'App' Doc? Sutter Health Launches New Mobile App

 Sutter Health debuts a new, free mobile app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch designed to provide patients more convenient, anytime access to...

Jan 30, 2015, 14:05 ET

Sutter Health Reaches Contract Agreement with Blue Shield

The not-for-profit Sutter Health network announced today that it reached agreement on a new two-year contract with Blue Shield of California,...

Jan 21, 2015, 20:53 ET

Sutter Health Responds to Blue Shield's Jan. 21 Proposal

 The following statement may be attributed to Sutter Health spokesperson Bill Gleeson: "It is unfortunate that Blue Shield continues to hold...

Jan 20, 2015, 16:57 ET

Sutter Health Proposal Would Allow Patients to Keep Doctors

 To prevent tens of thousands of patients from being displaced from their doctors, the not-for-profit Sutter Health network of doctors and...

Dec 02, 2014, 13:45 ET

Five Sutter Health Hospital Campuses Earn 2014 Top Hospital Distinction

 Today, The Leapfrog Group® named five Sutter Health hospital campuses to its annual list of Top Hospitals. The elite distinction honors...

Nov 25, 2014, 13:05 ET

Sutter Health Donates $255,000 to Help Feed Those in Need This Holiday Season

Sutter Health announced today a quarter-million-dollar-plus donation to 29 food banks across Northern California and Hawaii. The donation...

Nov 13, 2014, 17:00 ET

13 Sutter Health Hospitals Named Top Performers for Quality Health Care

 For the fourth year, The Joint Commission, the nation's leading accreditor of health care organizations, recognized hospitals in the Sutter...

Oct 29, 2014, 10:26 ET

Sutter Hospitals Earn Top Grades in Latest Patient Safety Scorecard

 Fourteen Sutter Health hospital campuses earned A grades for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group® in its Fall 2014 Hospital Safety...

Sep 23, 2014, 17:00 ET

Sutter Medical Network Physician Organizations Earn Quality Honors

 Seven physician organizations connected to Sutter Health received recognition today for their excellence in medical care from the Integrated...

Jun 12, 2014, 14:10 ET

Sutter Health Invests $11.5 Million in Patient Safety Equipment

Today, not-for-profit Sutter Health announces an $11.5 million commitment to install overhead patient lifts at 19 intensive care units and acute...

Dec 16, 2013, 15:59 ET

Sutter Health Reaches Multi-Year Agreement with Anthem Blue Cross

 Anthem Blue Cross and Sutter Health have reached a new multi-year agreement for Sutter Health to continue as part of the Anthem network. ...

Nov 19, 2013, 13:49 ET

Sutter Health and Radiological Associates of Sacramento Join Forces

 Sutter Health and Radiological Associates of Sacramento (RAS) have agreed to join forces in providing diagnostic imaging and radiation...

Nov 12, 2013, 13:14 ET

Sutter Health Gives $200,000 to Help Relief Efforts in the Philippines

 Sutter Health today announced a $200,000 donation to help support relief efforts following the devastating typhoon that swept across the...

Nov 04, 2013, 16:59 ET

Settlement Agreement Reached in Case Involving Anesthesia Billing Methodology

Sutter Health announced today an out-of-court settlement agreement in a case related to how Sutter Health hospitals bill for anesthesia...

Oct 09, 2013, 09:00 ET

$2 Million Awarded to Sutter Health, IBM and Geisinger Health System to Study Heart Failure Prediction

Today, Sutter Health, IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) and Geisinger Health System announce the award of a $2 million joint research grant from the...

Aug 29, 2013, 19:42 ET

Sutter Health Donates $100,000 to Red Cross Fire-Relief Efforts

Sutter Health today announced a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross Capital Region Chapter to support fire-relief efforts across several...