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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...

May 22, 2013, 12:22 ET

Sutter Health Gives $150,000 to American Red Cross for Oklahoma Tornado Relief

Sutter Health today announced a $150,000 donation to the American Red Cross Capital Region Chapter to support relief efforts following the...

May 15, 2013, 16:22 ET

Sutter Health Donates San Leandro Hospital And Establishes Transition Fund In Historic Three-Way Deal

Sutter Health officials announced Tuesday that they would donate San Leandro Hospital, its assets and equipment in a three-way agreement with...

Apr 08, 2013, 17:15 ET

Unnecessary Early Deliveries of Babies Reduced Considerably, Study Finds

A study published today in Obstetrics & Gynecology shows that multistate, hospital-based quality improvement programs, including the one...

Feb 26, 2013, 12:53 ET

Sutter Medical Center, Sutter Davis Lauded as Top Hospitals in Nation

Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento and Sutter Davis Hospital today were named two of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health...

Dec 11, 2012, 20:04 ET

CEO Appointed for Sutter Health-Sponsored Health Plan

Sutter Health announces the appointment of Stephen Nolte as chief executive officer of Sutter's recently announced health plan, currently in...

Oct 31, 2012, 16:46 ET

Sutter Health Gives $500,000 for Sandy Relief

 Sutter Health today announced a half million dollar donation to the American Red Cross, Capital Region Chapter following the devastation...

Oct 25, 2012, 15:24 ET

Sutter Health Raises over $661,000 for March of Dimes

Sutter Health employees raised over $661,000 in 2012 for the California Chapter of March of Dimes—making the not-for-profit health system the...

Sep 20, 2012, 17:36 ET

Sutter Health Network Physician Organizations Honored for Health Care Quality

 Physician organizations connected to Sutter Health received awards as statewide leaders in clinical quality by the Integrated Healthcare...