Sutter Health’s Sacramento Sierra Region Named One of 2014 Truven Health Analytics Top Health Systems
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sutter Health’s Sacramento Sierra Region today earned recognition as one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems® by Truven Health Analytics. The 15 Top Health Systems study is part of the esteemed 100 Top Hospitals® program at Truven Health Analytics.
“The Truven Health 15 Top Health Systems® study is a real testament to the hard work and compassion of our physicians, nurses, clinical staff and employees,” said Regional President James Conforti. “Recognitions such as this are some of the most meaningful because they signify all the extraordinary work we put into practice that help us enhance the quality and safety of patient care.” Read More about Sutter Health’s Sacramento Sierra Region Named One of 2014 Truven Health Analytics Top Health Systems
Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital earned the Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals.
The QRCR program was started by the American Association for Respiratory Care in 2003 to help consumers identify those facilities using qualified respiratory therapists to provide respiratory care. Hospitals earning the QRCR designation ensure patient safety by agreeing to adhere to a strict set of criteria governing their respiratory care services.
Hospitals that meet the QRCR requirements provide a level of respiratory care consistent Read More about Sutter Auburn Faith Earns Quality Respiratory Care Recognition
Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Earns National Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
Auburn, Calif. —The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted three-year accreditation to the cancer program at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care. Read More about Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Earns National Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital is participating in a unique challenge to raise funds with a Matching Grant to purchase a state-of-the-art 128-slice Computed Tomography (CT) scanner. For every dollar the Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Foundation raises from outside sources, three dollars will be contributed to the project. One dollar will come from Sutter Health, One dollar from the Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Foundation and one dollar from the Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region, making this a three-to-one matching opportunity.
“This innovative CT scanner will be the first of its kind in the Auburn and Sacramento area,” said Mindy Danovaro, Executive Director, of the Foundation. “The new scanner will enhance our already existing CT scanning capability, providing faster and more detailed scans.” Read More about Sutter Auburn Faith Doubles Down for State-of-the-Art CT Scanner
Gawayne Vaughan, M.D., has joined Sutter Independent Physicians and practices with his uncle, Mark Vaughan, M.D., at Auburn Medical Group in Auburn, CA. Like his uncle, Dr. Gawayne Vaughan practices family medicine.
Born and raised in Auburn Dr. Gawayne Vaughan was in junior high at EV Cain when his uncle Mark was in medical school. During this time Dr. Mark Vaughan shared his medical school experience with Gawayne and the younger Vaughan decided to follow in his uncle’s footsteps.
Dr. Gawayne Vaughan received his medical degree from Loma Linda University and completed his internship and residency Read More about Gawayne Vaughan, M.D., Follows in Uncle’s Footsteps
AUBURN, Calif. – Recology Auburn Placer and Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital have teamed once again, this time to support breast cancer patients in Placer County. Beginning his month Recology Auburn Placer is offering Placer residents a one-year lease for a 64-gallon pink trash bin for $250. All funds will support Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital’s Breast Cancer Navigator program, which offers individualized assistance to breast cancer patients as well as their families and caregivers.
The breast cancer navigator is an important part of a cancer patient’s journey, says Mindy Danovaro, Executive Director of the Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Foundation. The navigator works with a patient through all phases of the cancer experience, expertly guiding the patient through the cancer care continuum from diagnosis through survivorship, linking the patient to needed programs and resources. Read More about Kicking Cancer to the Curb with Pink Trash Bins