Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Court halts $4 billion privacy suit against Sutter Health
A state appellate court Monday ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit that could have cost Sutter Health more than $4 billion when it ruled that millions of the healthcare giant's patients had no right to sue over the theft of a computer with their personal, medical and insurance records on its hard drive.
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More than half of local doctors work in health system medical groups
The number of local doctors who work for medical groups associated with the four big health systems in the Sacramento region is up 65 percent from a decade ago.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Stanislaus Surgical Hospital always a different patient experience
The physician-owned hospital, at East Orangeburg Avenue and Oakdale Road, marks its 30th anniversary today, giving its leaders the right to boast about its approach to health care.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Telehealth expanding at Memorial Hospital Los Banos
Like many community hospitals in the Central Valley, Memorial Hospital Los Banos struggled to recruit critical care intensivists to the area.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Anthem, Sutter, UCSF and Brown & Toland form Bay Area ACO focusing on chronic care
Anthem Blue Cross says three major Bay Area health care providers, UCSF Medical Group, Brown & Toland Physicians and several medical foundations linked to Sutter Health have agreed to join a regional ACO that focuses on patients with two or more chronic conditions.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Nurses at Sutter's Modesto hospital vote "no" to unionization
Registered nurses at a Modesto hospital affiliated with Sutter Health want to remain non-union, according to preliminary results from a vote last week.
Sutter Health planning to expand Roseville medical center
Sutter Roseville Medical Center is moving ahead with plans to build another medical office building and parking garage on its burgeoning campus near Interstate 80. Construction of a three-story, 60,000 square foot office building and five-story, 475-space parking garage were approved by the city planning commission last week.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Sutter expands training for operating room nurses
Sutter Health is expanding a training program for its nurses that is aimed at staving off an expected statewide shortage of operating room nurses.
New Sutter system will allow secure sharing of patient info with unaffiliated providers
Sutter Health is working with global Australian company Orion Health to build and establish a health information system that will allow doctors and hospitals inside and outside the Sutter system to securely share patient health information.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
CEOs form business recruitment organization to rival SACTO
A group of local CEOs has launched a new economic development organization to recruit businesses to the Sacramento region -- a mission that closely mimics that of the Sacramento Area Commerce & Trade Organization.