Davis, Calif. – Jennifer Maher has been named Chief Executive Officer for Sutter Davis Hospital effective Sept. 29.
Jennifer replaces Janet Wagner who becomes the CEO for Sutter Health Mills-Peninsula Health Services in Burlingame.
Jennifer comes into this role after serving as Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region’s regional oncology executive since August 2011. During this time, she partnered with leaders and physicians across the region to create an integrated network of infusion centers and increased infusion service volume by 25 percent. Read More about Jennifer Maher Named CEO at Sutter Davis Hospital
DAVIS, Calif. – Distinguished community members gathered with hospital staff and Sutter Health officials to celebrate Sutter Davis Hospital’s 2013 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, at the ARC Ballroom on the campus of UC Davis on Thursday evening.
The event also provided an opportunity for guests to say thank you and goodbye to the hospital’s CEO, Janet Wagner, who will become CEO at Sutter Health-affiliated Mills-Peninsula Medical Center in Burlingame later this month. Read More about Community Celebrates Sutter Davis Hospital’s Prestigious Baldrige Award
SACRAMENTO — Sutter Davis Hospital is the only medical center in Northern California and Sutter Center for Psychiatry the only mental-health facility in the nation to be named Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2014 by Modern Healthcare. The award honors U.S. workplaces in health care that enable employees to perform at their optimum level to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services.
This is the sixth year in a row that Sutter Davis Hospital was honored in the Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work survey, and it is the third time for Sutter Center for Psychiatry to be on the list.
This year, 100 health-care workplaces around the country – representing providers (including hospitals), suppliers, payers and associations– were honored as Best Places to Work in Healthcare, with seven of them being based in California. The two Sutter affiliates are the only ones honored in the greater Sacramento region.
SAN FRANCISCO – The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) named Carla Kakutani, M.D. of Winters, associate medical director of Sutter Medical Group, its 2014 Family Physician of the Year. Selected from among CAFP’s 8,700 members, Dr. Kakutani is being honored for 25 years of serving the rural Winters community as a family physician while at the same time leading statewide and national efforts to champion family medicine and improve the health care system.
“This prestigious award is given annually to someone who exhibits the finest qualities of family physicians and who goes above and beyond in service to patients and community,” said CAFP President Del Morris, M.D. “Dr. Kakutani’s tireless efforts benefit individual patients, the people of her town and the state of California and the specialty of family medicine.”
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Davis, Calif. – VHA West Coast recognized Sutter Davis Hospital in the West Coast Region Awards for achieving excellence in Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). This recognition honors the physicians, nurses, administrators and staff at each organization for their work in patient experience measures and for achieving a bronze level of performance.
The VHA West Coast Recognition Program annually recognizes achievement of clinical quality and patient experience goals among VHA health care organizations in California, Oregon, Arizona, Washington, and Hawaii. Sutter Davis Hospital is one of five organizations in the region to receive recognition in 2014. Read More about VHA West Coast Presents Recognition Award to Sutter Davis Hospital
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