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Jul 10, 2017, 16:25 ET Sutter Health Named 2017 Most Wired

Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships,...


Jun 23, 2017, 18:29 ET Sutter Health Physician Organizations Earn Elite Honors

Six Sutter Medical Network (SMN) physician organizations that participated in the 2017 Standards of ExcellenceTM (SOE®) member survey, including...


Jun 09, 2017, 10:00 ET $20 Million Gift Establishes Michael and Judith Gaulke Innovation Hatchery Endowment Fund at Sutter Health

A Silicon Valley couple, who believe strongly in giving back to their community, donated $20 million to establish the Michael and Judith Gaulke...


May 22, 2017, 16:04 ET Sutter Health Sponsors Celebrity Golf Classic Benefiting Football Brain Injury Research

Northern California's Sutter Health signed on to be the title sponsor of a celebrity golf tournament raising funds for research on traumatic brain...


May 09, 2017, 11:00 ET Trailblazing Partnership to Galvanize Workplace Mental Health Efforts

One Mind Initiative at Work is pleased to announce a new partnership with Sutter Health and the Steinberg Institute to accelerate our...


Mar 29, 2017, 16:30 ET 21 Sutter Health Affiliates Honored as Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality

Twenty-one affiliates within Sutter Health's not-for-profit network earned recognition as a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" by the Human...


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...