Sutter Amador Hospital

News and information about Sutter Amador Hospital located in Jackson, CA.

Sutter Amador Hospital Recognized for Preventing Patient Falls

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 | 0 comments

Jackson – Sutter Amador Hospital was recognized by CALNOC, the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes, for performance excellence in preventing fall injuries.

“It’s an honor to be recognized for the countless ways we work to keep our patients safe in our care,” said Anne Platt, Sutter Amador Hospital CEO. “The safety of our patients and our staff is a top priority and I am proud of what our team has accomplished.”

In 2016, the hospital had zero falls that resulted in moderate or severe injury. Read More

Sutter Amador Hospital Staff Members Recognized as ‘Best of Amador’

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 | 0 comments

Jackson –  Sutter Amador Hospital staff members and Sutter Family Medicine were both chosen as the ‘Best of Amador” in the Ledger Dispatch’s 2017 reader poll.

“This is a testament to the exceptional care that our team provides to our patients and their families,” said Anne Platt, CEO of Sutter Amador Hospital. “As a not-for-profit hospital, our focus is always on improving the care and health of our community and this recognition of our staff is a wonderful honor.”

  • Best nurse: Joey Ouilhon, R.N.
  • Best nurse practitioner: Marianne LaPointe, FNP
  • Best medical office: Sutter Family Medicine
  • Best doctor: Thomas Bowhay, M.D.
  • Honorable mention: Robert Hartmann, M.D.

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Sutter Amador Hospital Foundation to Host Annual Theme Ball

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 | 0 comments

The Sutter Amador Hospital Foundation invites you to attend their annual theme ball, Once Upon a Time – A Literary Affair on Oct. 21 at the Jackson Rancheria Hotel Grand Ballroom.

The evening will include a cocktail reception, a silent and live auction, dinner and entertainment. Participants are encouraged to embrace the literary theme with prizes awarded to the best table decoration and best costume.

“We look forward to what will be a very engaging and fun evening,” said Jody Boetzer, senior development officer at Sutter Amador Hospital. “We thank the community for generously supporting the hospital and this event.” Read More

Sutter Amador Hospital to Host Free Community Flu Clinics

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 | 0 comments

Jackson – Sutter Amador Hospital understands the importance of protecting our patients and members of the community from the flu and will host two free community flu clinics at the hospital.

“Getting a flu shot each year is an easy way to potentially avoid getting the flu and spreading it to your family,” said Anne Platt, CEO of Sutter Amador Hospital. “We are happy to partner to provide two free flu clinics this fall and encourage everyone to attend to help protect the most vulnerable in our community.”

Cases of influenza can show up as early as November, with the flu season lasting through April. Sutter Amador Hospital recommends that everyone in the community, who can get vaccinated, should get vaccinated. Read More

Sutter Amador Hospital provides five tips for new parents

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017 | 0 comments

Jackson – Ask any new parent, and they will describe the happiness and excitement of bringing a new baby home from the hospital. While joyful, new babies can be an adjustment for all. Hillary O’Neill, R.N., a pediatric nurse at Sutter Amador Hospital and mother of two, provides advice to help expecting parents master the first few weeks at home.

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Sutter Amador Hospital Celebrates Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 | 0 comments

What we feed babies in the first days and months of life have long-term health impacts. During Breastfeeding Awareness Month, Sutter Amador Hospital celebrates the successes of new moms and reminds us that breastfeeding is a natural way to provide valuable nutrients and bonding between a new mother and her child.

Mothers and their babies attend a celebration at Sutter Amador Hospital.

“The breastfeeding awareness campaign reminds us that we all have a part to play in creating an environment for women to breastfeed successfully,” said Jane Snyder, IBCLC, R.N. at the Sutter Amador Hospital Family Birth Center. “An open mind and strong community support can make it easier for moms to reach their breastfeeding goals.” Read More