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Archive for April, 2009

Sutter Health’s Approach to Building the New Hospital Wins Award

By Digby Christian, Project Team Leader We are proud to tell you that on April 7, 2009, the Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley (SMCCV) project team received the 2008 FIATECH CETI Award at the award gala held in Las Vegas. FIATECH is an industry consortium within the building industry. Its primary mission is to get all the “players” involved in capital projects to adopt new ways of thinking and new technologies to deliver higher value for the funders and end-users of ...
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Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley Garners More Community Support

[caption id="attachment_191" align="aligncenter" width="149" caption="Jesus Armas"][/caption] By Jesús Armas, Government Affairs Liaison As we discussed in previous posts, acute care hospitals must meet certain earthquake standards by 2013. Failure to meet these standards means that hospitals must cease operations. Recognizing the critical role Eden Medical Center plays in meeting the health care needs of the community, Sutter Health previously expressed its commitment to build a new, state-of-the-art hospital in Castro Valley. Yet, this important project can move forward only if it obtains certain ...
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Geriatrics Doctor a Champion of Patient Safety

Monday, April 6th, 2009 | No Comment Yet
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Republished from The Daily Review By Karen Holzmeister Posted: 04/03/2009 02:14:56 PM PDT       Dr. Steven Rosenthal photographed in his San Leandro, California office on Thursday March 26, 2009 SAN LEANDRO WHEN IT COMES to patient safety in hospitals, egos should — and do — head out the door, internist and geriatrics specialist Steven Rosenthal says. Members of the operating team should speak up if something doesn't seem right as the surgeon goes over a pre-surgery checklist, he says, and nurses and pharmacists should question prescriptions if they ...
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Sutter Health Ranks Tops in California for Quality Health Care

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 | No Comment Yet
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From: Sutter Health  Publication Date: 4/1/2009, at 12:00:00 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ — The Sutter Health network of doctors, hospitals and other health care service providers is California's top-ranking health system in health care quality, according to the respected Lewin Group, an independent health care policy and research firm. The Lewin Group produces rankings of America's 120 largest health systems. Its latest study uses quality and patient satisfaction data from 2007, as reported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ...
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