Posts made in December, 2013

A Statement from Sutter Health

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 | 0 comments

Several social media sites and news outlets feature a story about a patient at Sutter General Hospital who posted his hospital bill online. While we’re committed to respecting our patient’s privacy, we want to make sure the public has accurate information.

Sutter Health agrees that an improved billing structure is needed—where published charges are more closely aligned with actual costs. And a more straightforward pricing system is only possible when reimbursement from government-sponsored patients covers actual costs.

Hospitals shoulder the extraordinary responsibility of maintaining 24/7 readiness to meet community health care and emergency needs. Read More

Sutter Center for Health Professions Doubles Number of Nursing Graduates

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 | 0 comments

Partnership With Los Rios Community College District Makes Significant Impact

Sacramento, Calif. – The Sutter Center for Health Professions (SCHP) celebrates its 10th anniversary this month with the graduation of its 14th class of nursing students. Since its inception, the nursing program has graduated 563 nurses, helping to mitigate the Sacramento region’s nursing shortage and create employment opportunities in a struggling economy. Read More

Sutter Health Dietitian’s 10 Tips to Get Healthy for the New Year

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 | 0 comments

Vicky Bourdaniotis, RD

Vicky Bourdaniotis, Registered Dietitian, Sutter Options for Success

Vicky Bourdaniotis, registered dietitian with Sutter Options for Success, a 12-week course to create a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise, shares tips about how to get healthy and stay healthy in the New Year. Read More

Sutter Urogynecologists Among First in US to be Accredited in FPMRS

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 | 0 comments

Larry Bowen, M.D.

Larry Bowen, M.D.

Wesley Hilger, M.D.

Wesley Hilger, M.D.

The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology conducted the first Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery certification examination in August 2013.  Urogynecologists Larry Bowen, M.D., and Wesley Hilger, M.D., are among the first in the nation to be board certified in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS). Read More