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A member called the Sutter Health Plus Pharmacy Department requesting a specialty pharmacy opt-out. He needed a 24-hour pharmacy within walking distance to accommodate...Read More about Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy Provides Outstanding Service to Sutter Health Plus Members
Sutter Health Plus is excited to announce that following another year of strong membership growth, the not-for-profit HMO reached its 50,000 members milestone in...Read More about Sutter Health Plus Reaches 50,000 Members Milestone
In this article published on December 23, 2016 in BenefitsPRO, Rob Carnaroli, vice president of sales for Sutter Health Plus, explains what millennials need...Read More about Emerging Benefit Trends: Meeting Millennials’ Needs
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A member called the Sutter Health Plus Pharmacy Department requesting a specialty pharmacy opt-out. He needed a 24-hour pharmacy within walking distance to accommodate his work hours and lack of transportation. The member didn’t want the medications shipped to his home, due to privacy concerns.
However, the nearest Walgreens wasn’t a 24-hour pharmacy. That didn’t stop Michael Cuellar, Pharm.D manager, Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy, from taking time to hear the member’s concern and come up with a plan to accommodate him. The pharmacist arranged to meet the member 30 minutes before the store was scheduled to open once per month, so he could pick up his medications during his walk to work. Read More about Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy Provides Outstanding Service to Sutter Health Plus Members
Seventeen facilities within the not-for-profit Sutter Health Plus network were honored as “Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization. This recognition celebrates our commitment to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for the members we serve.
The annual survey, conducted by Healthcare Equality Index (HEI), recognizes facilities that meet key criteria, including foundational elements of LGBTQ patient-centered care, LGBTQ patient services and support, employee benefits and policies, and LGBTQ patient and community engagement. Read More about 17 Sutter Health Plus Network Facilities Honored as Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality
In this article published in the March 2017 issue of Half Moon Bay Magazine, Sutter Health Plus is recognized as a donor of The HEAL Project. The HEAL Project provides health, environmental and agricultural education for underserved elementary school children.
A lush green oasis lies among the construction campus of Hatch Elementary School. It’s where the new HEAL garden takes root.
The old garden, once tucked away near the multipurpose baseball and soccer field, was destroyed as the bulldozers working on the school’s recent modernization project rolled in. Understandably, the inadvertent consequence of progress upset many parents and children who had worked so hard on the garden. After a generous donation from Sutter Health Plus, the HEAL Project was able to erect a bigger and better version of the garden, complete with raised garden beds and a pleasing pergola. Read More about The HEAL Project Garden Program Promotes the Healing Powers of Fresh Food
Sutter Health Plus was recognized as a contributing donor to The HEAL Project at an open house held in February 2017 at the Hatch Elementary School garden in Half Moon Bay. Parents, students, donors and school staff attended the event held to thank supporters for their contributions.
In honor of the occasion, the students voted to name the newly renovated 5,000 square foot area “The Garden Classroom.” Read More about Sutter Health Plus Honored at The HEAL Project Open House
February marks American Heart Month, a time to take action to end heart disease and stroke. Sutter Health Plus proudly sponsors the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Initiative, starting with Heart Month & Wear Red Day on Feb. 3, 2017.
“Heart disease is a devastating disease affecting millions of Americans,” says Monica Majors, vice president of Strategic Sales and Marketing at Sutter Health Plus. “In 2017, we’re a proud sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Initiative to help prevent heart disease and stroke.” Read More about Sutter Health Plus Sponsors the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Initiative to Support Heart Health
In this article published in the January 30, 2017 issue of BenefitsPRO, Monica Majors, Sutter Health Plus vice president, strategic sales and marketing, provides tips on how brokers can best serve customers by sharing their knowledge about the market landscape.
Competition has never been fiercer in the benefits industry. That means customer service is more important than ever for those who want to stand out.
As part of our marketing and sales tips series, we asked for ways brokers can set themselves apart through superior customer service. Here are the 10 tips we liked best. Read More about 10 Tips to Improve Your Customer Service
In this article published in the January 27, 2017 issue of BenefitsPRO, Rob Carnaroli, Sutter Health Plus vice president of sales, is quoted on the importance of communicating with broker clients between enrollment periods.
No matter what line of work you’re in, communication is crucial.
When it comes to benefits, one could argue communication is of the utmost importance, especially today when the future of health care is very much up in the air. Read More about 10 Tips for Better Benefits Communication