Service Changes Will Lead to More Affordable, Accessible Care
SACRAMENTO – Sutter Health’s top priority is to deliver high quality, accessible and affordable care to patients, providing the right care, at the right time and in the right place. The Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region Board of Directors has announced its decision to collaborate with community providers who will provide sub acute and skilled nursing services for Sutter patients.
In Placer County, Sutter Roseville Medical Center is seeing an increased need for more acute care beds. The medical center will convert its 30-bed subacute unit to acute care medical/surgical services, and is working now with several area providers of subacute services to take over the care of this specialized group of patients. In Sacramento County, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento has signed an agreement with Plum Healthcare Group, through its affiliate, to purchase the 100-bed Sutter Oaks Nursing Center Midtown at 2600 L Street. Both transitions will occur by the end of the year. Read More about Sutter Health Collaborates with Community Providers on Long-term Care Services
About 100 stroke survivors and caregivers boarded buses at the Sutter Cancer Center Friday, Sept. 27, that were taking them to the 11th annual Sutter Stroke Camp at the Silver Spur campgrounds in Tuolumne.Founded and organized by the Sutter Neuroscience Institute, the Sutter Stroke Camp was the first of its kind in the United States and has spawned other, similar stroke camps across the nation. The camp begins on Friday evening and ends Monday morning, when the campers catch buses back to Sacramento. Read More about Stroke Survivors Head Off to Camp
Brighton Collectibles at the Westfield Shopping Town Galleria will unveil this year’s “Power of Pink” bracelet on Friday, Sept. 27, at 9 a.m., to benefit breast cancer patients at SRMC.
Sales of this new bracelet, which promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will run through October. Last year Brighton raised $4,000 with the sales from the “Power of Pink” bracelets.
This is the 11th annual “Power of Pink” bracelet unveiling. Each year Brighton creates a new design specifically for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The unveiling includes a pink ribbon cutting celebration of this year’s new bracelet design.
Sutter Roseville Medical Center is once again a coalition partner with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), promoting preparedness for the community for National Preparedness Month. In tis 10th year, National Preparedness Month, sponsored by FEMA, is a nationwide effort encouraging individuals, families, businesses and communities to work together and take action to prepare for emergencies.
Over the pats 10 years, there has been a 50% increase in Disaster Declarations made in the United States alone. We are more prepared, but more work is needed. In a recent national poll:
- 11% of families and individuals reported Read More about September is National Preparedness Month
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), a leading gastrointestinal medical society, has recognized Sutter Roseville Endoscopy Center (SREC) as part of its program specifically dedicated to promoting quality endoscopy in the U.S. SREC is one of more than 450 endoscopy units to be granted the recognition since 2009. The ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition program honors endoscopy units that have demonstrated a commitment to patient safety and quality in endoscopy as evidenced by meeting the program’s rigorous criteria, which includes Read More about ASGE Recognizes Roseville Endoscopy Center