17 Sutter Health Plus Network Facilities Honored as Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Network, Quality

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

Sutter Health Plus Network Hospital Earns 2016 Top Hospital Distinction

Posted by on Dec 21, 2016 in Network, Quality

One hospital in the Sutter Health Plus network has been named a Top Hospital by The Leapfrog Group®. California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco was honored as one of the elite hospitals that demonstrates excellence in safety and quality through the Leapfrog Hospital Survey. The Leapfrog Group awards the Top Hospital recognition to less than three percent of all eligible hospitals.

Performance across many areas of hospital care is considered in establishing the qualifications for the award, including infection rates, maternity care and a hospital’s ability to prevent medication errors. The rigorous standards are defined in each year’s Top Hospital Methodology. To see the complete list of 2016 Top Hospitals, visit www.leapfroggroup.org/tophospitals.

Four Physician Organizations in the Sutter Health Plus Network Win 2016 Right Care Initiative Awards

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Network, Quality

The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has announced the winners of the 2016 Right Care Initiative awards, which include four Sutter Health physician organizations within the Sutter Health Plus network.

DMHC honors California health plans and medical groups that demonstrate success in helping their patients control blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol. Each of the following Sutter Health Plus network physician organizations finished in the national 90th percentile in at least one of the control measures: Read More

Two Hospitals in the Sutter Health Plus Network Named 2016-2017 Consumer Choice Award Winners

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Network, Quality

Two hospitals within the Sutter Health Plus network have been named 2016-2017 Consumer Choice Award winners by National Research Corporation. Memorial Medical Center-Modesto and St. Joseph’s Medical Center-Stockton were recognized among the 24 most-preferred hospitals by consumers in California.

The award recognizes U.S. hospitals that health care consumers identify as providing quality health care services, preferred doctors and nurses, and a respected image and reputation in their respective markets. Winners are selected from a nationwide consumer health care profile, Market Insights from National Research Corporation. Read More

Hospitals Honored for Low C-Section Rates

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016 in Access, Network, Quality

The California Health and Human Services Department recently recognized hospitals for reducing cesarean births for first-time moms with low-risk pregnancies. Ten hospitals in the Sutter Health Plus network were named to the state’s 2016 Hospital C-section Honor Roll.

California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley announced achievement awards this week on behalf of Smart Care California, a coalition of public and private health care purchasers that collectively cover 16 million people statewide—or 40 percent of all Californians.

The following hospitals in the Sutter Health Plus network were named to the 2016 Hospital C-section Honor Roll: Read More

U.S. News & World Report Names Sutter Health Plus Network Hospitals Among Best in California

Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in Network, Quality

Six hospitals within the Sutter Health Plus network achieved recognition today as among the best hospitals in California for 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual rankings rate top hospitals in the state and in major metropolitan regions, as well as top hospitals according to their performance across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions.

Sutter Health Plus network hospitals recognized among the top 50 in the state and top 10 in their metro area include:

San Francisco metro area

  • California Pacific Medical Center
  • Mills-Peninsula Health Services
  • Sequoia Hospital (Redwood City)

Sacramento metro area

  • Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
  • Sutter Roseville Medical Center

San Jose metro area

  • El Camino Hospital

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