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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

Sutter Amador Hospital, Community Exceed 2013 Matching Grant Goal

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 | 0 comments

More than $300,000 raised to enhance local surgery services

American Legion donates $10,000 to Sutter AmadorJACKSON, Calif.  – Thanks to generous community support, the Sutter Amador Hospital Foundation raised more than $168,000 toward the 2013 Matching Grant exceeding their goal of $150,000. Community members’ investments were doubled thanks to Sutter Health’s matching grant program – bringing the grand total to $318,000. This valuable funding will improve access and strengthen surgical care in Amador County with proceeds designated for orthopedic and general surgical equipment. Read More

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital Earns National Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

Posted by on Jan 2, 2014 | 0 comments

Mr. Smith and his wife holding their new baby.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

A Statement from Sutter Health

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 | 0 comments

Several social media sites and news outlets feature a story about a patient at Sutter General Hospital who posted his hospital bill online. While we’re committed to respecting our patient’s privacy, we want to make sure the public has accurate information.

Sutter Health agrees that an improved billing structure is needed—where published charges are more closely aligned with actual costs. And a more straightforward pricing system is only possible when reimbursement from government-sponsored patients covers actual costs.

Hospitals shoulder the extraordinary responsibility of maintaining 24/7 readiness to meet community health care and emergency needs. Read More

Sutter Center for Health Professions Doubles Number of Nursing Graduates

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 | 0 comments

Partnership With Los Rios Community College District Makes Significant Impact

Sacramento, Calif. – The Sutter Center for Health Professions (SCHP) celebrates its 10th anniversary this month with the graduation of its 14th class of nursing students. Since its inception, the nursing program has graduated 563 nurses, helping to mitigate the Sacramento region’s nursing shortage and create employment opportunities in a struggling economy. Read More