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2014-06-12 16:25:52

Overhead patient lifts improve employee and patient safety and clinical quality SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, not-for-profit Sutter Health announces an $11.5 million commitment to install overhead patient lifts at 19 intensive care units and acute rehabilitation centers across its Northern California network. Three years ago, the network invested an initial $11.5 million to install overhead lifts at 21 affiliate sites. Overhead patient lifts make...

2014-01-23 12:29:36

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center one of six in the nation chosen to review and provide expert feedback on innovative Healthcare Hotspotting Toolkit OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers announced that Sutter Health's Alta Bates Summit Medical Center has been selected as one of only six organizations in the nation to comprise a Hotspotting Advisory Group. "Hotspotting" is a new tool designed to analyze data that focuses on the...

2011-06-01 12:58:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Krevans, Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region President, has been named "2011 Woman of the Year" by Women Health Care Executives. The Northern California-based professional organization for women in health care also celebrates its 30-year anniversary this year. "Sarah stands out as a remarkable leader and innovator among her peers," said Sutter Health President and CEO Pat Fry. "We've set a goal to reduce expenses across Sutter...

2011-05-02 13:15:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven hospitals affiliated with the Sutter Health network were recognized by the California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Task Force (CHART) with a January 2011 "Certificate of Excellence." A prestigious honor awarded bi-annually, only 36 hospitals across California received awards for key quality achievements in 50 categories. More than 240 hospitals across the state voluntarily submit data to CHART for review. Recognized Sutter...

2011-03-18 18:50:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health today announced a $500,000 donation to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts in Japan, following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that swept the region last week. "There's an overwhelming need for basic supplies in Japan, such as food, shelter and clean water," said Sutter Health President and CEO Pat Fry. "Supporting global relief efforts is a natural extension of our not-for-profit mission. The...

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