Doulas provide continuous physical, emotional and informational support to mothers during the childbirth process. The Sutter Davis Hospital Volunteer Doula Program is administered by Birthing Center R.N.s with many years of experience supporting women in labor.
“We greatly appreciate having prospective volunteer doulas join our labor support team,” said Kim Andersen Johnson, R.N.C., doula co-coordinator, Sutter Davis Hospital. “Evidence shows that women who have doulas attend their birth have fewer medical interventions and verbalize a more rewarding, joyous and memorable birth experience.” Read More about Sutter Davis Hospital Seeks Volunteer Doulas
SACRAMENTO – Three Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region affiliates were recognized this week as being a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.
Sutter Davis Hospital, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital and Sutter Solano Medical Center were recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance. The affiliates are three of 1,224 hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2013 Top Performer distinction. Read More about Three Sutter Affiliates Earn Top Performer Recognition from The Joint Commission
“Our new board members bring enthusiasm to our philanthropic mission,” said Jennifer Maher, CEO, Sutter Davis Hospital. “We are excited to lean on their expertise as Sutter Davis Hospital enters a new chapter of leadership.”
The 11-member board brings a wealth of knowledge and community service experience to the foundation. Members contribute to their communities in a variety of ways and several have either worked or volunteered at Sutter Health hospitals for decades. Read More about Sutter Davis Hospital Foundation Welcomes New Board Members
SACRAMENTO – Sutter Davis Hospital and Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital were recognized for Performance Excellence in the Reduction of Injury Falls by CALNOC, the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes, the nation’s first nurse quality indicators database, which announced its annual CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards.
The awards recognize exceptional hospitals for outstanding performance in the areas of reducing hospital acquired pressure ulcers and injuries from falls and infections. 130 hospitals are recognized for their commitment and dedication to nursing quality.
This year’s winners represent hospitals of various sizes and affiliation. These hospitals have a long and consistent track record of monitoring and measuring performance with the CALNOC registry in order to deliver the highest standard of care to their communities.
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