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

Posted by on Aug 13, 2019 in Network, News, Quality

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Seven hospitals in the Sutter Health Plus network achieved recognition as among the best hospitals in California for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual rankings rate top hospitals in the state and in major metropolitan regions, according to their performance across 25 adult specialties, procedures and conditions.

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Three Reasons to Consider Shopping Health Plan Options at Open Enrollment

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in News, People

Rob Carnaroli, Health Plan Products Vice President of Sales, Sutter Health

In this article published in the Sacramento Business Journal, Silicon Valley Business Journal and San Francisco Business Times, Rob Carnaroli, Sutter Health Vice President of Sales for Health Plan Products, discusses trends in the health plan marketplace and why employers should shop around.

Over the last few years, we have seen tremendous growth in innovative products, new trends in health plan financing models, and mega-mergers and acquisitions in healthcare. With constant movement in the marketplace, open enrollment provides an ideal opportunity to consider shopping your health plan options.

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Back-to-School Backpack Safety Guide

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in Feature, Health and Wellness

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For many parents, preparing for back-to-school includes purchasing one of the most important essentials for their child: a backpack. Depending on course load and after-school activities, some children and teens may carry around a backpack all day long, five days a week. If a backpack is too big, overloaded or fits awkwardly, it can cause issues like shoulder and back pain, fatigue and even injury. The following tips will help you confidently choose a backpack with health and safety in mind.

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Mental Health is Health

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019 in Feature, Health and Wellness

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Mental health conditions are very common and very real. In fact, nearly one in five adults lives with a mental illness in the United States. This suggests that either you or someone you know is affected by a mental health condition.

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Sacramento Business Journal Names Brian Fellner CFO of the Year

Posted by on Jul 23, 2019 in News, People

Sutter Health Plus CEO Brian Fellner

In this article, Hiring a CFO? Look for these qualitiespublished July 17, 2019, the Sacramento Business Journal honors Brian Fellner, Sutter Health Plus CEO, as CFO of the Year in the not-for-profit company category for his work as Sutter Health Plus CFO last year. Brian received this distinguished award at the 2019 CFO of the Year Awards on July 11. 

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Two New Bay Area Walk-In Care Locations Now Open

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Access, Network

Pleasant Grove Roseville Walk in Care

Sutter Health Plus members now have access to two new Sutter Walk-In Care locations in Aptos and Santa Rosa, providing care for everyday health needs. Members can visit any of the 19 Sutter Walk-In Care locations throughout Northern California at the same out-of-pocket cost as a primary care visit.

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2019 Consumer Insights and Trends in Healthcare

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Digital Health, Health and Wellness, Innovation

People today are increasingly more willing to use modern approaches to healthcare. From virtual care to emerging technologies, the employee benefits industry is designing coverage options to include innovative, new ways to access care. Take a few minutes to read through the following consumer insights and trends—and then determine if your benefit offerings are delivering what your employees want from a health plan.

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