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2010-10-27 14:00:00

AUBURN, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital announced that it has "flipped the switch" to solar today, becoming the first acute-care facility in the state of California to have a large portion of its energy demands met by two solar array systems hosted by the hospital. Comprised of nearly 3,000 solar panels and a combined capacity of 700 kilowatts (kW), the two systems are expected to generate more than 1 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity per year,...

2010-10-15 14:58:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Global businessman and local health care leader Peter Jacobi will soon sit on the Board of Directors for not-for-profit Sutter Health. Jacobi, a resident of Marin County, is a member of the Sutter Health West Bay Region Board of Directors. He assumes his new role in January. With nearly 30 years of experience in the apparel industry, Jacobi launched his career at Levi Strauss & Company with an emphasis on production and merchandising. He...

2010-10-14 15:24:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Trisha Hogan didn't know what to expect when her twins were born nearly three months early. Delivered at 28 weeks at Sutter-affiliated Memorial Hospital Los Banos, Shane and Samantha Hogan each weighed less than three pounds. Within an hour of birth, the siblings were separated. Shane was rushed to surgery to close two holes in his heart and receive multiple blood transfusions. Although Samantha had a hole in her heart that closed on its own, she...

2010-09-28 12:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars program awarded college scholarships to 230 deserving students who are the children or grandchildren of Sutter Health and affiliate employees. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $3,000 and may be applied to continuing education at either a community college or four-year university. "These scholarships promote academic excellence, as well as assist and encourage the children and grandchildren of our employees...

2010-09-10 20:48:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health today announced a donation of $100,000 to the Bay Area Chapter of the American Red Cross to aid in relief efforts following a destructive fire in San Bruno that left many families without food and shelter. The donation is made on behalf of the Northern California network's employees, physicians and volunteers and is in addition to $50,000 generously donated by Sutter-affiliated California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). "We are...

2010-09-08 14:31:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown & Toland Physicians, one of the largest physician organizations in San Francisco, is joining the Sutter Medical Network (SMN) of Northern California physicians. The addition of Brown & Toland expands the Sutter Medical Network to nearly 5,000 physicians, increasing the network of available physicians to patients by providing access to quality and consistent care from respected physicians who use experience and proven best practice...

2010-08-30 17:54:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers can check health symptoms, look up health conditions and now find detailed information about doctors, hospitals, emergency rooms and medical clinics in the Sutter Health network via the free mobile health care application - iTriage. Every doctor, hospital, urgent care center, retail clinic and pharmacy in the nation is listed in iTriage's basic database. Sutter Health is among the first Northern California health systems to...

2010-08-13 17:40:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten hospitals affiliated with the not-for-profit Sutter Health network earned the July 2010 "Certificate of Excellence" from the California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Task Force (CHART). The honor recognizes exceptional performance in health care quality in 50 categories. Only 40 hospitals across California received the award - and Sutter Health facilities comprise 25 percent of those honored. Recognized Sutter Health hospitals include:...

2010-07-26 12:31:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, as the nation recognizes the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Sutter Health marks a two-year milestone in its renewed commitment to quality, accessible health care. In 2008, Sutter Health adopted comprehensive plans for improved access under the ADA, making the network a leader in disability access in the health care industry. Sutter has invested tens of thousands of hours and millions of dollars over the...

2010-07-15 17:29:00

BROOKFIELD, Wis., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- RF Technologies®, a leading provider of radio frequency identification monitoring systems and healthcare security solutions, announces it has installed version 6.0 of its Safe Place® Infant and Pediatric Security Solution at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital located in Tracy, Cali. The hospital delivers approximately 775 babies a year. The hospital has relied on RF Technologies infant security technology since...