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2011-01-03 13:10:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Sutter Health introduces a free app for patients to access their personal medical records on-the-go - becoming the first health system in California to offer "MyChart for the iPhone." The MyChart app, powered by Epic, provides a Sutter Health network patient instant access to his or her electronic health record directly from an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. At their fingertips, patients can now access much of the same convenient and...

2010-12-14 12:50:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- So you woke up and look like Rudolph. Need help kicking a cold and ditching the red nose? It's supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year -- so why are you feeling blue? Every day in December, medical experts within the Sutter Health network are offering tips to answer those questions and more on Facebook and Twitter. Whether at home or on the road, Sutter's "31 Days of Healthy Holidays" offer quick and easy solutions for common...

2010-11-11 13:56:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health's Board of Directors approved an investment of up to $240 million to the Sutter Health Retirement Plan this year. This investment reflects the board's ongoing commitment to keeping the pension plan fully-funded for more than 40,000 active and retired employees. Monthly installments of $60 million took effect beginning mid-September, with contributions extending through the remainder of 2010. "Employees are our most essential...

2010-11-09 12:19:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As a part of Sutter Health's longstanding dedication to serving community needs, the not-for-profit network today announced a quarter-million-dollar donation going to local food banks. This donation will help feed the hungry throughout Northern California this holiday season. "With more families facing tough economic times, Northern California food banks continue to face challenges in meeting the increased needs," said Pat Fry, president...

2010-10-31 00:13:17

DPR Construction, one of the nation's top commercial builders in the healthcare industry, officially broke ground this week on the new Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Patient Care Pavilion for Sutter Health in Oakland, Calif. The 230,000-square-foot Patient Care Pavilion will house 238 medical/surgical and acute rehabilitation beds and is being built on a 1.5-acre site in the middle of an urban hospital campus. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2010 DPR Construction (http://www.dpr.com)],...

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...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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