2022
Virtual-first Primary Care Expands in Oakland
Virtual-first Primary Care Expands in Oakland

Tera Practice, a virtual-first approach to primary care, is an innovative digital health model that was established by the Sutter Health network to enhance human connection and deliver a positive experience. Tera recently expanded to a new Bay Area location in Oakland, welcoming Dr. Jonathan S. Lee.

Help for Managing Alcohol Use
Help for Managing Alcohol Use

From sporting events to restaurants and celebrations, many adults enjoy an occasional alcoholic beverage during social gatherings. Some people, however, can develop an unhealthy relationship with alcohol for temporary relief from mental health issues, like anxiety and depression.

An Update on COVID-19 Booster Shots
An Update on COVID-19 Booster Shots

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is updating its recommendations to allow certain immunocompromised individuals and people over 50 to be eligible for a second Pfizer or Moderna booster.

Catching Up on Pediatric Health
Catching Up on Pediatric Health

Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many parents postponing their children’s routine checkups and immunizations. It’s essential to protect children’s health by catching up on recommended immunizations and checkups.

Five Ways to be Heart Smart
Five Ways to be Heart Smart

Caring for heart health can help with living a longer, healthier life to enjoy the friends, family, and activities we love. Fortunately, many of the reasons people develop heart disease can be prevented.

Sutter Health Plus Network Medical Groups Earn IHA Awards for Clinical Quality and Patient Experience
Sutter Health Plus Network Medical Groups Earn IHA Awards for Clinical Quality and Patient Experience

Through its Align. Measure. Perform. (AMP) program, the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) assesses how well medical groups perform on clinical quality and patient experience measures each year. Recently, IHA recognized six medical groups in the Sutter Health Plus network for performing well on over a dozen measures in 2020 (the most recent year for which data is available).