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Nov 29, 2016, 08:00 ET Sutter Health Pilots Velano Vascular's Innovative Needle-Free Blood Draw Technology

The not-for-profit Sutter Health network is among the first in the country—and the first in California—to offer patients a novel needle-free blood...


Nov 22, 2016, 12:00 ET Sutter Health receives $1.2 million grant by California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine

The not-for-profit Sutter Health network was awarded $1.2 million by the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine to support patients...


Nov 18, 2016, 12:30 ET Sutter Health Donates $255,000 to Food Banks

Sutter Health announced today a quarter-million-dollar-plus donation to 30 food banks across Northern California, and in Oregon and Hawaii. The...


Nov 11, 2016, 13:00 ET Sutter Health Donates $35,000 to Support Veterans and Active Duty Military

As part of a broader commitment to support military personnel and their families, the not-for-profit Sutter Health network donated a total of...


Nov 03, 2016, 12:35 ET Alta Bates Summit Volunteers Help Patients in Their Hospital Vote on Election Day

Every vote is important. We've heard this sentiment quite often this election year – and the volunteers at Sutter Health's Alta Bates Summit...


Oct 25, 2016, 11:00 ET Sutter Health to Expand Breast Cancer Services in East Bay with $4 Million Gift

The Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center at Sutter Health's Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland has received a $4 million gift from an...


Aug 17, 2016, 19:06 ET Sutter Health Donates $100,000 to California Wildfire Relief

Sutter Health this week donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross Gold Country Region to help bring food, shelter and other resources to families...


Aug 02, 2016, 15:00 ET U.S. News & World Report Names Sutter Health Hospitals Among Best in California

 Four hospitals within Sutter Health's not-for-profit network achieved recognition today as among the best hospitals in California for 2016-17...


Jul 29, 2016, 13:04 ET Sutter Health advances cardiovascular service by offering first-of-its-kind fully dissolving heart stent in Bay Area and Sacramento

 Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento and Mills-Peninsula Health Services, both affiliates of Sutter Health, will be among the first in the...


Jun 17, 2016, 16:09 ET Sutter Health Physician Organizations Earn Top Honors for Patient Care

 Six Sutter Medical Network (SMN) physician organizations that participated in the annual CAPG Standards of Excellence Survey™, including...


Apr 25, 2016, 12:21 ET Sutter Health Named Among Top U.S. Health Systems

Truven Health AnalyticsTM today named Sutter Health and Sutter's Valley Area among the top-performing health systems in the country. In its 15...


Mar 25, 2016, 20:00 ET Sutter Health Expands Financial Assistance and Charity Care Policies

The not-for-profit Sutter Health network enhanced its policies to provide income-based charity care, and other forms of financial assistance...


Nov 24, 2015, 13:25 ET Sutter Health Donates $255,000 to Food Banks for the Holiday Season

 Sutter Health announced today a quarter-million-dollar-plus donation to 27 food banks across Northern California, Oregon and Hawaii. The...


Nov 17, 2015, 15:03 ET 13 Sutter Health Hospitals Named Joint Commission 'Top Performers'

 Thirteen hospitals within Sutter Health's not-for-profit network received a 2014 Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® recognition...


Oct 12, 2015, 13:00 ET Sutter Memory Clinic Study Shows IVIG Could Be Key to Alzheimer's Cure

 In a Sutter Institute of Medical Research study published this month in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, the blood...


Sep 15, 2015, 19:26 ET Sutter Health Donates $300,000 to Help Fire Relief Efforts in Northern California

 Sutter Health made a $300,000 donation today to support fire relief efforts across several Northern California communities. The donations...


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 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...


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. ...