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2013-05-15 16:28:14

SAN LEANDRO, Calif., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health officials announced Tuesday that they would donate San Leandro Hospital, its assets and equipment in a three-way agreement with Alameda County and Alameda Health System (formerly Alameda County Medical Center). The donation also comes with a $22 million cash subsidy from Sutter Health to help transition the hospital. "Sutter Health's donation ensures that San Leandro Hospital remains an asset in the community," said David...

2013-05-10 00:20:40

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System hospitals, including Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center and Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills and San Clemente, were honored with an "A" Hospital Safety Score(SM) by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and large purchasers of health benefits. All MemorialCare hospitals upheld the excellent rankings they received...

2013-04-22 16:26:03

Statewide Coalition Releases New Online Video Demonstrating Impact of Politically-Motivated Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new online video released today, representatives from two Sacramento-based community benefit programs that receive funding from local non-profit hospitals shared how their patients and clients would be impacted under proposed legislation that threatens charity care funding. "I think the basic safety net would be devastated,"...

2013-04-08 16:24:39

Sutter Health Network Sees Even Greater Decreases SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published today in Obstetrics & Gynecology shows that multistate, hospital-based quality improvement programs, including the one piloted for March of Dimes at Sutter Health-affiliated hospitals Mills-Peninsula Health Services in Burlingame, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento and Sutter Roseville Medical Center, can be remarkably effective at reducing early elective...

2013-03-19 08:28:09

DENVER, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CORHIO, the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization, announced today that University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) has signed an agreement to connect to its health information exchange (HIE). By connecting its Epic electronic health record (EHR) system with CORHIO's HIE, University Hospital is ensuring that its patients will receive more efficient follow-up care with their primary care doctors and any other community-based health care providers...

2013-02-26 12:28:33

They're the Only Hospitals in Sacramento Area Honored as 100 Top Hospitals® SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento and Sutter Davis Hospital today were named two of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals(®) by Truven Health Analytics, formerly the health-care business of Thomson Reuters. The two Sutter hospitals were the only winners of the 100 Top Hospitals(®) award in the Sacramento region. Truven Health Analytics is a leading...

2013-02-04 20:21:06

NOVATO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novato Community Hospital (NCH) is one of only seven providers in California to partner with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Model 2 of a new pilot program - Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative. Under this model, NCH will enter into payment arrangements with CMS including financial and performance accountability for episodes of care related to hip and knee replacement surgery. The episode...

2013-02-04 20:20:57

DAVIS, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Davis Hospital will receive the Governor's Award for Performance Excellence from the California Council for Excellence (CCE) at its 19(th) Annual Awards Conference tonight. This is the highest level of recognition from the California Council for Excellence, part of a nationwide alliance with the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program honoring American organizations who demonstrate the highest levels of quality and performance. Sutter Davis...

2013-01-30 20:22:11

15-Acre Campus, 180,000-Sq.-Ft. Building in Costa Mesa is Largest Headquarters Transaction by Orange-County Based Company over Last 12 Months; Distinctive Features Focus on Total Immersion of Workplace Wellness, Exercise, Nutrition ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System in Southern California announced it will be moving its headquarters to a 15-acre corporate campus in Costa Mesa with dramatic 405 freeway frontage visible to more than...

2012-12-11 20:21:20

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health announces the appointment of Stephen Nolte as chief executive officer of Sutter's recently announced health plan, currently in development. Nolte, 52, begins his role December 31. Since 2010, Nolte has served as principal vice president for health and human services consulting for OptumInsight (formerly Ingenix Consulting). In his consulting role, Nolte helped lead Sutter's health plan-related preparation and research...