Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

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Sutter Children’s Center Music Video Shows Kids As Rock Stars

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 | 0 comments

SACRAMENTO – Sutter Children’s Center, Sacramento employees, physicians and patients danced and lip-synced through the halls of Sutter Memorial Hospital to create a fun, uplifting music video to the popular hit “Dynamite” recently and Sutter officials are hoping the video will be the next big Web sensation.

The video, which will be used to promote the Children’s Center, is now showing on YouTube and Sutter Children’s Center, Sacramento’s Facebook page.

“Our ‘Dynamite’ video shows how courageous our youngest patients are at Sutter,” said Kim Brown-Sims, assistant administrator, Women’s and Children’s Services. “We are all inspired by the stories of these children and know that it’s a partnership between the nurses, physicians and families to help them on the road to recovery. They truly are dynamite!” Read More

Sutter Health’s Sacramento Sierra Region Named One of 2014 Truven Health Analytics Top Health Systems

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 | 0 comments

Truven Health Top 15 LogoSACRAMENTO, 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

Richard Riemer Named Physician of the Year by State Group

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014 | 0 comments

SACRAMENTO – Richard Riemer, D.O., Sutter Neuroscience Institute’s regional medical director of Sutter Spine Care, was named the 2014 Physician of the Year by the Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons of California during its annual award presentation in February.

Richard Riemer, D.O., was named Physician of the Year by the Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons of California.

Richard Riemer, D.O., was named Physician of the Year by the Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons of California.

Dr. Riemer is a Sacramento neurologist who specializes in the evaluation of spine disorders and pain, as well as the evaluation and treatment of patients with a wide array of neurological conditions. He is on the OPSC Board of Directors and has served on multiple OPSC committees, including a two-year stint as chairman of the Legislative Committee.

The award is presented by OPSC to a D.O. – a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – who best exemplifies the qualities of an outstanding osteopathic physician. Taken into account are such qualities as dedication and devotion to the profession, activity in the osteopathic community, and activity in the community in which the individual lives and works. Read More

Doughnuts are Music to Runners’ Ears at 4-Mile Donut Dash

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 | 0 comments

Donut Dash ‘Seis’: Participants Run 4 Miles and Eat 4 Doughnuts in Support of Sutter Children’s Center Child Life Program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Approximately 2,500 participants will take part in the sixth annual Donut Dash Saturday, March 8, at 8:30 a.m. at William Land Park in Sacramento to raise money for the Child Life Program at Sutter Children’s Center, Sacramento. This unusual 4-mile race has runners stopping at the 2-mile mark to eat four doughnuts at Marie’s Donuts, then running 2 more miles to the finish line. The event is organized by Zack Wandell, a volunteer at Sutter Children’s Center. Last year, the event donated $40,000 to support the Child Life Program, which will help pay for new programs to help children and families cope with their medical experience while in the hospital. With funds raised last year, the hospital was able to start a music therapy program.

Among the participants will be four-time Donut Dash winner Chikara Omine and Katie Abbot, both of whom are looking to efend their titles. For more information on the event, visit


Sutter Medical Center, Sutter Davis Lauded as Top Hospitals in Nation

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 | 0 comments

Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento and Sutter Davis Hospital were named two of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics based on their overall organizational performance. The two Sutter hospitals were the only winners in the Sacramento region; the only other hospital in Northern California to make the list was Shasta Regional Medical Center in Redding.

This is the fourth time and second consecutive year that Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento has been recognized with this honor, and the fifth time and fourth year in a row that Sutter Davis Hospital received the award. The past two years, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento was also named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven. Read More

Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento’s Breast Cancer Program Accredited by the NAPBC

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 | 0 comments

SH_SCC_1line_clr_tag_rgbSACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento has been granted a three-year, full reaccreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. 

Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.  Read More