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2011-07-19 13:07:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Sutter Health-affiliated hospitals were named as among the top hospitals in their regions by U.S. News & World Report. Sacramento Metro Area Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento Ranked third overall in the Sacramento region. U.S. News and World Report rated these three other specialty programs "high performing": gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery, and orthopedics. This is the second year Sutter Medical Center has ranked among...

2011-07-05 12:54:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A large, national labor union will pay Sutter Health $6 million and has formally apologized for sending false and disparaging postcards to consumers in numerous communities served by Sutter-affiliated hospitals and birthing centers. The apology and payment concludes a nearly six year long legal case, which stemmed from a labor disagreement between Unite Here and Angelica Textile Services, a private company that provides laundry services to...

2011-06-22 10:08:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Swimmer's ear. Mosquitoes. Too hot to cook. The dreaded bikini. Get ready to put the fun back in summer and get past common seasonal setbacks with the help of Sutter Health's team of medical experts. Today through July 20, the not-for-profit network is serving up daily summer wellness tips on its Facebook and Twitter accounts to help patients and their families beat the heat, slim down and stay safe in 30 different ways. Body Shots |...

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...

2011-05-25 12:57:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health joins more than a dozen nationally-recognized health systems in the High Value Healthcare Collaborative (HVHC) - a project that will share comparative data to glean new ways to improve clinical outcomes while reducing health care costs across the U.S. "In the past several years Sutter Health has made demonstrable improvements in how we deliver health care to our patients and communities - improving quality while also making...

2011-05-25 12:40:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four medical group members of Sutter Health's Sutter Medical Network recently were rated as "elite" or "commendable" by the California Association of Physician Groups (CAPG) in its annual Standards of Excellence survey. Sutter Medical Network members recognized includes: Elite rating Brown & Toland Physicians (serving the greater Bay Area) Palo Alto Medical Foundation (serving Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Mateo and Alameda...

2011-05-09 18:26:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Like one of the 15 videos on Sutter Health's 2010 Online Annual Report? Through a new mobile-friendly format, which is automatically detected by your device, you can now instantly send it to your Twitter followers, post it on Facebook or share on other popular social sites. Sutter Health's mobile version of its online annual report is the latest way the not-for-profit network is providing instant access to information for patients and...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.