Posts made in June, 2014

Sutter Surgical Hospital Named a 2014 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™ Recipients

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 | 0 comments

YUBA CITY, Calif. – Sutter Surgical Hospital-North Valley announced today it has achieved Healthgrades 2014 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.  The distinction places Sutter Surgical Hospital-North Valley within the top 10 percent of all hospitals for its excellent performance in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stays.  Read More

Memorial Dedication Set to Honor Beloved Local Physician Robert H. Wright, Jr., M.D.

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 | 0 comments

Robert H. Wright, Jr., M.D.YUBA CITY, Calif. – Sutter North Medical Group and Sutter Medical Foundation are hosting a memorial dedication in honor of Robert H. Wright, Jr., M.D., on Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Sutter Medical Foundation offices located at 460 Plumas Blvd. in Yuba City. All those who knew him, worked with him and who were cared for by him are invited to attend the special dedication.

“Dr. Wright served us for more than 40 years as a caring professional and medical group leader,” said John Rose, M.D., president and CEO of Sutter North Medical Group. “He was instrumental in the expansion from a handful of practitioners to the largest medical group north of Sacramento. Bob was a mentor and inspiration to many of us. He will be missed.”

Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to 530-749-3351.

Sutter Amador Hospital Supports Amador Lifeline

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014 | 0 comments

Donation funds in-home communicator equipment for medical emergency response

Amador Lifeline's Tanya Kraft accepts Sutter Amador Hospital's community investment from Jody Boetzer, marketing and philanthropy coordinator and Anne Platt, CEO.

Amador Lifeline’s Tanya Kraft accepts Sutter Amador Hospital’s community investment from Jody Boetzer, marketing and philanthropy coordinator and Anne Platt, CEO.

Jackson, Calif. – For 33 years, Amador Lifeline has helped seniors and others with disabilities, chronic illnesses, in rehabilitation or on hospice live independently in their homes by offering medical emergency response at the touch of a button. The not-for-profit program recently received a $2,800 investment from Sutter Amador Hospital to fund the upgrade of communicator equipment that is used in clients’ homes. Read More

Sutter Amador Hospital Celebrates Emergency Department Expansion

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014 | 0 comments

Left to right, Richard Forster, Amador County Board of Supervisors and SAH Foundation Board member; Nancy LeLand, ED director; Anne Platt, SAH CEO; Nick Wilson, secretary/treasurer, Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians; Paul Beatty, M.D., medical director of the ED; Pat Crew, Jackson City Mayor; Jody Boetzer, Marketing and Philanthropy coordinator.

Left to right, Richard Forster, Amador County Board of Supervisors and SAH Foundation Board member; Nancy Leland, ED director; Anne Platt, SAH CEO; Nick Wilson, secretary/treasurer, Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians; Paul Beatty, M.D., medical director of the ED; Pat Crew, Jackson City Mayor; Jody Boetzer, Marketing and Philanthropy coordinator.

Jackson, Calif. – Officials from the City of Jackson and the Amador County Board of Supervisors, as well as donors and leaders and medical staff from Sutter Amador Hospital, ceremoniously cut a ribbon in front of the Emergency Department marking the completion of the expanded 9,115-square foot, $7.3 million Emergency Department.

The newly expanded Emergency Department is designed with patients in mind. Focusing on convenience and access, the department now has 14 private treatment rooms to accommodate a growing number of patients – all equipped with the latest computer-based monitoring system.  In addition, the comfort of patients and their family members has been addressed with a new covered entrance and expanded lobby. Read More