Posts made in December, 2014

Karun Grossman Recognized by California Academy of Family Physicians

Posted by on Dec 23, 2014 | 0 comments

Karun Grossman, M.D.

Karun Grossman, M.D.

SACRAMENTOKarun Grossman, M.D., has been selected from among the 8,700 members of the California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) as Member of the Month for December 2014. She is being honored for her dedication to patient care, medical education and health policy.

Dr. Grossman is division vice president at Sutter Medical Group, where she provides full spectrum family medicine to patients, teaches young physicians in the Family Medicine Residency Program and serves as physician champion for the redesign of ambulatory care. Read More

Sutter Medical Center Rated Best Cardiac Hospital in Northern California

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 | 0 comments

SACRAMENTO – Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento is the only Northern California medical center named on Truven Health Analytics’ 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals for 2015, the third year in a row the Sutter hospital has received this honor. It is also the only California hospital to be honored under the category of “Teaching Hospitals Without Cardiovascular Residency Programs.”

50TopCardioTruven Health Analytics, a leading, unbiased provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare, is the same organization that named Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals the past two years.

According to Truven, this year’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals study provides key industry insights, including the fact that if all cardiovascular providers performed at the level of this year’s winners:

  • Nearly 9,500 additional lives could be saved.
  • Nearly 3,000 more bypass and angioplasty patients could be complication-free.
  • More than $1.1 billion could be saved.

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