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Sutter Health Going To Court Over High Prices | 10/10/2019

… and unions amid growing frustration over the rising cost of health care in 2014; California’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, filed a similar suit last year following a six-year DOJ investigation. “We’re alleging that Sutter Health Systems is offering care at a higher price and perhaps even undermining quality by the way it goes about doing its business,” Becerra said in a briefing ahead of last month’s jury selection. “And …

Sutter Health Facing Antitrust Trial Over High Healthcare Prices | 10/10/2019

… and unions amid growing frustration over the rising cost of health care in 2014; California’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, filed a similar suit last year following a six-year DOJ investigation. “We’re alleging that Sutter Health Systems is offering care at a higher price and perhaps even undermining quality by the way it goes about doing its business,” Becerra said in a briefing ahead of last month’s jury selection. “And …

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California’s Sutter Health going to court over high prices | Modern Healthcare | 10/10/2019

Print One of California’s largest hospital systems is facing a trial over accusations that it has used its market dominance to snuff out competition and overcharge patients for medical bills. The antitrust lawsuit against Sutter Health , which operates 24 hospitals with 5,500 doctors across Northern California, was first brought by employers and unions amid growing frustration over the rising cost of healthcare in 2014. California’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, filed …

Sutter Health on trial: 6 things to know | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/9/2019

A trial against Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health began Oct. 8 over alleged anti-competitive practices in a case that promises to be significant for healthcare markets nationwide, according to The New York Times . Six things to know about the case: 1. Sutter Health was sued by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, as well as employers and unions who were allegedly harmed by the health system’s business practices. 2. The …

California’s Sutter Health reaps rewards from investments in innovation | Healthcare IT News | 10/3/2019

View all comments 0 California’s Sutter Health reaps rewards from investments in innovation Sutter Health, a health system based in Sacramento, California, has made innovation a part of its mission. It’s made investments in many different technologies, research projects and medical advancements to improve the patient experience and patient outcomes. From patient safety technology to a virtual symptom checker and more, here is a closer look at Sutter Health’s efforts …

Q&A: Steve Wigginton, CEO of Sutter Health | Aetna | 10/1/2019

Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Steve Wigginton is the Chief Executive Officer of Sutter Health Aetna , a jointly-owned health care company serving members in Northern California. Wigginton joined us for a Q&A to discuss the joint venture’s major accomplishments in its first year, key lessons learned, and the partnership’s overarching goals related to utilizing data and analytics. Emily Boerger : It’s been about a year …

Eight former St. Luke’s patients have died since unit was transferred — supes grill Sutter Health | 9/27/2019

… machines intended to provide additional life support and require 24-hour care. Seventeen such patients were transferred last year from St. Luke’s to a new facility at California Pacific Medical Center Davies campus after Sutter Health bowed to public pressure after initially attempting to close the unit and transfer the patients to other counties. Since then, eight of the patients have died. The patients’ families fault Sutter Health for providing …

Sutter Health Plus Estimated Cost Schedule and Plans for 2020 | 9/27/2019

Home » Health Insurance » Sutter Health Plus » Sutter Health Plus Estimated Cost Schedule and Plans for 2020 Sutter Health Plus Estimated Cost Schedule and Plans for 2020 September 26, Sutter Health Plus has added a schedule of estimated costs for many routine health care services similar to the Kaiser Permanente fee schedule. They have also released their individual and family health plans that are available in parts of the Bay Area …

Jury Selection To Start In California’s Antitrust Lawsuit Against Sutter Health | Kaiser Health News | 9/23/2019

California’s Department of Justice alleges that Sutter Health bought up competing medical providers in Northern California and used that market dominance to increase prices for insurance plans. Sutter recently released a statement defending its business practices. The trial is expected to run for months. And other hospital and industry news is reported from Pennsylvania, Michigan, New Hampshire, Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia. Sacramento Bee: California AG To Challenge Sutter Health’s Pricing …

Sutter Health antitrust trial approaches | Modern Healthcare | 9/23/2019

… bill doesn’t always guarantee a cheaper bill. That’s a key issue in an antitrust lawsuit against one of California’s largest hospital systems set to begin Monday. About 1,500 self-funded health plans have sued Sutter Health , a system that includes 24 hospitals across Northern California. The case has dragged on since 2014, but it picked up steam last year when Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a similar lawsuit. The cases …

Health 2.0: Providers must reinvent themselves to achieve quadruple aim | Healthcare IT News | 9/16/2019

… said. But it’s imperative to stay focused on the big goal. “It’s the patients who matter in this case,” said Chan. “They access data much more than us.” He offered a success story from Sutter Health by way of example. “We have 2.2 million patients enrolled in our portal,” he said. Every year more than a million of them book appointments and make payments online. Building from that deep patient …

(USA-CA-Roseville) Team Member, Claims | 9/14/2019

… of tasks/projects in an environment that demands a high degree of accuracy and productivity in cooperation with individuals having diverse personalities and work styles • Ability to communicate and work with patients, physicians, associates, Sutter Health leadership, multiple direct patient care providers and others in order to expedite the patient accounting process. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) in dealing with trainees, associates, and internal/external customers • Ability to comply …

(USA-CA-Santa Rosa) Ultrasound Technologist II | 9/14/2019

Sutter Health Ultrasound Technologist II in Santa Rosa , California Position Overview: The new Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital (SSRRH) is located in the heart of Northern California’s famous wine country, just 50 miles north of San Francisco and 30 minutes from the beautiful Pacific Coast. Providing quality health care services to the residents of Sonoma County for over 130 years, SSRRH has 118 licensed beds (84 Inpatient, 24 Outpatient & 10 …

(USA-CA-Roseville) RN - Inpatient Operating Room | 9/14/2019

Sutter Health RN - Inpatient Operating Room in Roseville , California Position Overview: The Registered Nurse role focuses primarily on the clinical direction and coordination of a patient-care team in collaboration with the medical staff to provide a full range of patient services. The Registered Nurse will function within the full scope of licensure to provide patient care; assess patient and family needs; implementation of the plan of care; and, review …

(USA-CA-Emeryville) Information Security Analyst – Bay | 9/14/2019

… Analyst possesses creative problem-solving skills and experience in leading cross-functional teams to ensure security policies, procedures, standards, and best practices are in place. The Analyst provides information security support and guidance to Sutter Health affiliates and operating unit security program, reports to the Affiliate InformationSecurity Officer (ISO), is involved in the day-to-day security program administration, and represents the information security office, conducting audits, assessments, investigations, training …

(USA-CA-Modesto) Registered Nurse - Float Pool | 9/14/2019

Sutter Health Registered Nurse - Float Pool in Modesto , California Position Overview: The RN functions within the full scope of licensure to implement the nursing process. The RN will assess patient and family needs, develop a plan of care based on assessment, direct implementation of the plans of care for a group of patients, collaborate with the charge nurse and care team, and evaluate effectiveness of the care plan. Duties will …

(USA-CA-Modesto) Registered Nurse - Float Pool - Nights | 9/14/2019

Sutter Health Registered Nurse - Float Pool - Nights in Modesto , California Position Overview: The RN functions within the full scope of licensure to implement the nursing process. The RN will assess patient and family needs, develop a plan of care based on assessment, direct implementation of the plans of care for a group of patients, collaborate with the charge nurse and care team, and evaluate effectiveness of the care plan. Duties …

(USA-CA-Modesto) Registered Nurse - Med Tele | 9/14/2019

Sutter Health Registered Nurse - Med Tele in Modesto , California Position Overview: The RN functions within the full scope of licensure to implement the nursing process. The RN will assess patient and family needs, develop a plan of care based on assessment, direct implementation of the plans of care for a group of patients, collaborate with the charge nurse and care team, and evaluate effectiveness of the care plan. Duties will …

(USA-CA-Modesto) Registered Nurse - Emergency Department | 9/14/2019

… therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, sleep disorders and physical therapy a Level II Trauma Center Memorial Medical Center is an accredited Chest Pain Center and STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center. MMC is part of Sutter Health at http://annualreport2015.sutterhealth.org/ , one of the nation’s top five large health systems at http://news.sutterhealth.org/2016/04/25/sutter-health-named-among-top-u-s-health-systems/ thanks to its integrated network of physician, employee …

(USA-CA-Modesto) Registered Nurse - Gastrointestinal Lab / Endoscopy | 9/14/2019

Sutter Health Registered Nurse - Gastrointestinal Lab / Endoscopy in Modesto , California Position Overview: The RN functions within the full scope of licensure to implement the nursing process. The RN will assess patient and family needs, develop a plan of care based on assessment, direct implementation of the plans of care for a group of patients, collaborate with the charge nurse and care team, and evaluate effectiveness of the care plan. Duties …

Medicare

(USA-NY-New York) Manager, Joint Venture Medicare Strategy & Business Development | 9/10/2019

Aetna Manager, Joint Venture Medicare Strategy & Business Development in New York , New York Req ID: 63774BR Job Description Overview To dramatically improve its relationships with hospitals, physicians and other providers, Aetna has established five joint … Resources (Dallas/Fort Worth), Allina Health (Minneapolis/St. Paul), and Sutter Health (San Francisco/Sacramento), all of which complement our flagship joint venture with Inova (Northern Virginia). In 2018, we introduced Medicare Advantage products at …

(USA-MN-St Louis Park) Manager, Joint Venture Medicare Strategy & Business Development | 9/10/2019

Aetna Manager, Joint Venture Medicare Strategy & Business Development in St Louis Park , Minnesota Req ID: 63774BR Job Description Overview To dramatically improve its relationships with hospitals, physicians and other providers, Aetna has established five joint … Resources (Dallas/Fort Worth), Allina Health (Minneapolis/St. Paul), and Sutter Health (San Francisco/Sacramento), all of which complement our flagship joint venture with Inova (Northern Virginia). In 2018, we introduced Medicare Advantage products at …

Medicare Advantage

(USA-NY-New York) Manager, Joint Venture Medicare Strategy & Business Development | 9/10/2019

Sutter Health (San Francisco/Sacramento), all of which complement our flagship joint venture with Inova (Northern Virginia). In 2018, we introduced Medicare Advantage products at Innovation Health, our JV with Inova. In 2019, we introduced Medicare Advantage products at Allina Health Aetna. Working with the Senior Director, JV Medicare Strategy and Business Development, the Product Manager, JV Medicare Strategy and Business Development will support efforts to optimize performance of joint …

(USA-MN-St Louis Park) Manager, Joint Venture Medicare Strategy & Business Development | 9/10/2019

Sutter Health (San Francisco/Sacramento), all of which complement our flagship joint venture with Inova (Northern Virginia). In 2018, we introduced Medicare Advantage products at Innovation Health, our JV with Inova. In 2019, we introduced Medicare Advantage products at Allina Health Aetna. Working with the Senior Director, JV Medicare Strategy and Business Development, the Product Manager, JV Medicare Strategy and Business Development will support efforts to optimize performance of joint …

Medicaid

(USA-CA-Roseville) Team Member, Claims | 9/14/2019

Sutter Health Team Member, Claims in Roseville , California Position Overview: Supports the delivery of all billing services by final/higher level auditing, correcting, and submitting 3rd party claims and patient statements. Ensures that billing services … and a proven track record in Payer-specific (Medicare, MediCal, Medicaid, and/or Private) Claims in a facility of significant size and complexity, hospital business operations, information systems, and patient accounting applications, as typically acquired …

Industry Voices—A look at DOJ fraud enforcement efforts in the Medicare Advantage space | FierceHealthcare | 5/20/2019

… Striking a blow to this theory, the D.C. District Court in 2018 vacated a portion of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) 2014 final overpayment rule applicable to the MA program, finding that the … late 2018 the department intervened in an FCA suit against Sutter Health alleging that Sutter knowingly submitted unsupported diagnosis codes to its contract plan partners to inflate Medicare reimbursements. More recently, the DOJ settled a …

Precision Medicine

Health 2.0 Fall Conference to look back at a breakout year for digital health, ahead to its exciting future | MobiHealthNews | 8/22/2019

Sutter Health Chief of Digital Patient Experience Albert Chan and UCSF Director of Research Strategy and Associate Director of Precision Medicine India Hook-Barnard — to the stage to talk with startup partners about how they’re innovating. And the Health 2.0 Venture Connect pitch contest will pit eight health tech finalists against each other to compete for two $12,000 prizes — and a chance to be featured right here on MobiHealthNews and …

Research: Using ‘big data’ to help understand Multiple Sclerosis | Globe Newswire | 7/16/2019

Investigators launch study to understand mysterious disease July 16, 2019 09:00 ET Source: Sutter Health SAN FRANCISCO, Multiple sclerosis is a difficult disease to treat because its cause is unknown.“MS is challenging to manage … The collaboration with DNAnexus may help to accelerate Sutter’s MS precision medicine research by making it easier for clinician-researchers to analyze clinical and genetic data quickly, securely, and economically. When it comes to cracking …

Mental Health

(USA-CA-Sacramento) RN - Center for Psychiatry | 9/14/2019

Sutter Health RN - Center for Psychiatry in Sacramento , California Position Overview: The Registered Nurse in the Mental Health setting manages the patient/family experience through utilization of critical thinking, teamwork, effective communication, and nursing judgment/knowledge/skills. Principal Accountabilities Community- Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community. Finance - Utilizes resources to deliver quality care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Growth-Actively manages patient/family …

(USA-CA-Berkeley) Mental Health Worker-Psych (Per Diem evenings) | 8/23/2019

Sutter Health Mental Health Worker-Psych (Per Diem evenings) in Berkeley , California Position Overview: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is San Francisco East Bay’s largest private, not-for-profit medical center with a total of 1,082 licensed beds. Each of our campuses has a 24-hour emergency, obstetric and medical/surgical services in both Oakland and Berkeley. At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, you’ll find an environment that reflects the …

AMA

First Edition: September 10, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 9/10/2019

Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: Hospital Giant Sutter Health Faces Legal Reckoning Over Medical Pricing Economists and researchers long have blamed the high cost of health care in … nicotine-salt e-liquids, and any scientific evidence it has amassed to prove its claims. The agency singled out Juul’s ad campaign, “Make the Switch,” saying it may convey that its devices are less harmful …

Practice medicine or innovate in Silicon Valley? For the AMA, the answer is ‘both’ | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/18/2019

Practice medicine or innovate in Silicon Valley? For the AMA, the answer is ‘both’ In collaboration with the American Medical Association - Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 Print Email The American Medical Association has doubled down its … time spent at Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger and Sacramento-based Sutter Health. Health2047’s focus and pillars Health2047’s purpose, described Mr. Sharigian, is “to seed ideas and birth companies to make transformational change in …

Respiratory Care

(USA-CA-Berkeley) Respiratory Care Practitioner | 9/14/2019

Sutter Health Respiratory Care Practitioner in Berkeley , California Position Overview: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is San Francisco East Bay’s largest private, not-for-profit medical center with a total of 1,082 licensed beds. Each of our campuses has 24-hour emergency, obstetric and medical/surgical services in both Oakland and Berkeley. At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, you’ll find an environment that reflects the values and mission to support …

(USA-CA-Oakland) Respiratory Care Practitioner | 9/11/2019

Sutter Health Respiratory Care Practitioner in Oakland , California Position Overview: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is San Francisco East Bay’s largest private, not-for-profit medical center with a total of 1,082 licensed beds. Each of our campuses has 24-hour emergency, obstetric and medical/surgical services in both Oakland and Berkeley. At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, you’ll find an environment that reflects the values and mission to support …

Digital Health

Health 2.0 Fall Conference to look back at a breakout year for digital health, ahead to its exciting future | MobiHealthNews | 8/22/2019

… digital health. Sector luminaries will be flocking to Santa Clara, Calif., next month for HIMSS’ annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference to look back on the year and, more importantly, look ahead to the future. The three-day conference kicks off Monday, September 16, with two all-day preconference events and two afternoon events. The Provider Symposium will bring speakers from the provider world — like Sutter Health Chief of Digital Patient …

Digital mental health platform Meru Health snags $4.2M in seed funding | MobiHealthNews | 4/25/2019

Sutter Health in California, used a digital program to combat burnout and depression among physicians. WHAT IT’S FOR The startups said the new money will be put towards additional clinical validation and preparations for a larger rollout to health systems and employers. MARKET SNAPSHOT Mental health tools have become one of the cornerstones of the digital health world. The somewhat crowded field has come under fire recently when it comes …

HIPAA

(USA-CA-Sacramento) Release of Information Legal Clerk | 9/1/2019

Sutter Health Release of Information Legal Clerk in Sacramento , California Position Overview: Responsible for processing authorizations for requested information, subpoenas, subpoena duces tecum, deposition subpoenas for civil and criminal actions including workers compensation cases, and routine release of information requests in accordance with the regulatory federal and state requirements including HIPAA. Reviews patient charts and selects pertinent parts of the paper and electronic charts to be copied for department and …

Some providers fear ‘brave new world’ of freed patient health data - POLITICO | 7/15/2019

… they’re doing. “There’s going to be new apps coming online every single day,” said Steven Lane, clinical informatics director of Sutter Health and a member of ONC’s HIT Advisory Committee. Patients should be able to … to know that it will no longer be protected by HIPAA, and that the data “could be sold, and could be re-purposed, and could be aggregated and disaggregated,” Lane said. Patients may not understand …

Home Health

(USA-CA-Sacramento) Home Health Aide - In Home Support Services | 9/14/2019

Sutter Health Home Health Aide - In Home Support Services in Sacramento , California Position Overview: POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of a licensed nurse or therapist, participates in the client’s care and experience through teamwork, effective communication and basic care skills. Principal Accountabilities Community: Promotes a positive relationship between Sutter Health and the community. Finance: Utilizes resources to deliver quality care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. Growth: Follows …

(USA-CA-Modesto) Clinical Social Worker | 8/23/2019

Sutter Health Clinical Social Worker in Modesto , California Position Overview: Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 plus acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center provides a full continuum of care including 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, physical therapy, and home health. Specialized care includes Memorial Regional Cancer Center and Memorial Heart Institute. The Clinical Social Worker provides …

Docent Health

Sutter Health | Aetna Enlists Docent Health to Elevate Member Experience | Business Wire | 9/13/2019

SAN FRANCISCO- Sutter Health Aetna today announced members will have access to a unique technology-enabled service from Docent Health that will help them find a provider, schedule an appointment, understand tools available to them and more starting this Fall. The pilot program, part of an agreement between Sutter Health and Docent Health, delivers personalized services across phone, email and text to members. “We’re re-imagining the member experience by …

UnitedHealth

5 recently signed or renewed payer contracts | Becker’s ASC Review | 4/26/2019

Sutter Health secured new contracts with Anthem Blue Cross for its 65 hospitals, medical groups and outpatient surgery centers. After Knoxville, Tenn.-based Tennova Healthcare notified patients its contract with UnitedHealthcare had expired, Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic reassured patients and referring physicians that its facilities would remain in network in March. Read more. https://www.beckersasc.com/asc-coding-billing-and-collections/tennessee-asc-stays-in-network-with-unitedhealthcare-as-nearby-health-system …

Sutter Health agrees to pay $30M to settle accusations of inflated MA ‘risk scores’ | FierceHealthcare | 4/13/2019

Sacramento-based Sutter Health agreed to pay $30 million to settle allegations of overpayments to its Medicare Advantage plans. The Department of Justice said several Sutter affiliates—including Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation and Sutter … regarding its risk adjustment data and retrospective chart review program. UnitedHealth successfully beat back a whistleblower lawsuit alleging it submitted erroneous diagnosis codes. RELATED: California attorney general sues Sutter Health for anticompetitive practices This comes …

Alignment Healthcare

MA startup Alignment Healthcare aims to double its footprint in 2020 | FierceHealthcare | 8/19/2019

California-based Alignment Healthcare, an artificial-intelligence-driven Medicare Advantage (MA) plan, is aiming to double its geographic footprint in 2020. Pending regulatory approval, the company will expand its reach from eight to 16 California … Medicare Advantage plans by 2028 Alignment also announced partnerships with Sutter Health , a 24-hospital health system in the northern part of the state, and Brown & Toland Physicians , a network of more than 2,700 based …

Sutter Health and Alignment Healthcare Team up in Northern California for Medicare Beneficiaries | 5/14/2019

14/05/2019 Today, Sutter Health, a not-for-profit integrated health care system, and Alignment Healthcare, a Medicare Advantage insurance provider, announced the signing of an agreement that allows the two organizations to work together to offer more health care and insurance coverage options for Medicare-eligible residents in Northern California in 2020, pending regulatory approval. Alignment has filed an application with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand …

CVS

California’s Valued Trust Members Gain Access to Sutter Health | Aetna Plans | Business Wire | 7/17/2019

SAN FRANCISCO- Sutter Health Aetna today announced it has entered into an agreement with California’s Valued Trust (CVT) to provide five Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) plans. All plans focus on delivering to the education community comprehensive coverage for high-quality care, an integrated member experience and easy-to-access options. Each plan will also include CVS Caremark prescription coverage. “We’re working to transform the delivery of healthcare by making it …

AARP Foundation and Rock Health Announce DispatchHealth as Winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge | PR Newswire | 12/13/2017

CVS Health, DaVita ,Sanofi, Sutter Health, and Takeda. For more information, visit rockhealth.com . View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aarp-foundation-and-rock-health-announce-dispatchhealth-as-winner-of-the-2017-aging-in-place-50k-challenge-300570382.html SOURCE AARP Foundation …

Twistle

Stanford, Sutter Health to Explore Joint Cancer Care Services in East Bay | HIT Consultant | 7/19/2019

Stanford, Sutter Health to Explore Joint Cancer Care Services in East Bay //hitconsultant.net/2019/07/19/stanford-sutter-health-to-explore-joint-cancer-care-services-in-east-bay/. Captcha Submit Stanford Health Care and Sutter Health have … programs to serve patients in the East Bay,” said David Entwistle , president, and CEO of Stanford Health Care. “Partnering with Sutter Health, with its well-established, high-quality cancer program in the area, is the …

Stanford Health Care and Sutter Health sign letter of intent to explore opportunities to enhance care and improve choice for oncology patients in the East Bay | Globe Newswire | 7/17/2019

July 17, 2019 16:13 ET Source: Sutter Health EAST BAY AREA, Calif., July 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Story Summary: This LOI formalizes ongoing discussions that began more than a year ago between Sutter Health and … programs to serve patients in the East Bay,” said David Entwistle, president and CEO of Stanford Health Care. “Partnering with Sutter Health, with its well-established, high-quality cancer program in the area, is the …

Allscripts

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/3/2019

Four of the top vendors hospitals use to participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program are Allscripts, Cerner, Epic and Meditech, according to 2018 ONC data . Sixteen hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking EHR and IT expertise during the past two weeks: Editor’s note: This is not an exhaustive list. Job listings were compiled from job seeker websites. Allscripts 1. Sutter Health (Sacramento, Calif.): Seeks an applications …

Cerner

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/3/2019

Four of the top vendors hospitals use to participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program are Allscripts, Cerner, Epic and Meditech, according to 2018 ONC data . Sixteen hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking EHR and IT expertise during the past two weeks: Editor’s note: This is not an exhaustive list. Job listings were compiled from job seeker websites. Allscripts 1. Sutter Health (Sacramento, Calif.): Seeks an applications …

DispatchHealth

AARP Foundation and Rock Health Announce DispatchHealth as Winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge | PR Newswire | 12/13/2017

AARP Foundation and Rock Health Announce DispatchHealth as Winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge News provided by 17:37 ET Share this article SAN FRANCISCO , Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – AARP Foundation and … California , Boehringer Ingelheim, Boston Children’s Hospital, CVS Health, DaVita ,Sanofi, Sutter Health, and Takeda. For more information, visit rockhealth.com . View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aarp-foundation-and-rock-health-announce-dispatchhealth

Allergan

Arnold & Havas Media, Gear Communications Awarded HOTSHOT® Creative, Media & PR Duties | PR Newswire | 11/27/2017

Allergan, Angie’s List, CenturyLink, Fidelity Investments, The Hershey Company, Huntington Bank, Jack Daniel’s , Jergens, John Frieda , National Association of Realtors, Ocean Spray, Progressive, PUR, Sanofi, Sutter Health, and many other great brands. The agency is a global micro-network that is part of the Havas Group. ABOUT HAVAS MEDIA Havas Media is the main media brand of Havas Media Group and was named Adweek’s U.S. Media Agency of the Year …

CVS Health

AARP Foundation and Rock Health Announce DispatchHealth as Winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge | PR Newswire | 12/13/2017

CVS Health, DaVita ,Sanofi, Sutter Health, and Takeda. For more information, visit rockhealth.com . View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aarp-foundation-and-rock-health-announce-dispatchhealth-as-winner-of-the-2017-aging-in-place-50k-challenge-300570382.html SOURCE AARP Foundation …

Rock Health

AARP Foundation and Rock Health Announce DispatchHealth as Winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge | PR Newswire | 12/13/2017

AARP Foundation and Rock Health Announce DispatchHealth as Winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge News provided by 17:37 ET Share this article SAN FRANCISCO , Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – AARP Foundation and … California , Boehringer Ingelheim, Boston Children’s Hospital, CVS Health, DaVita ,Sanofi, Sutter Health, and Takeda. For more information, visit rockhealth.com . View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aarp-foundation-and-rock-health-announce-dispatchhealth …

Fidelity Investments

Arnold & Havas Media, Gear Communications Awarded HOTSHOT® Creative, Media & PR Duties | PR Newswire | 11/27/2017

Fidelity Investments, The Hershey Company, Huntington Bank, Jack Daniel’s , Jergens, John Frieda , National Association of Realtors, Ocean Spray, Progressive, PUR, Sanofi, Sutter Health, and many other great brands. The agency is a global micro-network that is part of the Havas Group. ABOUT HAVAS MEDIA Havas Media is the main media brand of Havas Media Group and was named Adweek’s U.S. Media Agency of the Year in 2017. Our mission …

HCA

Waggl Activates Employee Voice for the Healthcare Industry | PRWeb | 8/22/2019

Waggl Activates Employee Voice for the Healthcare Industry Share Article Introduces new eBook that describes how hospital systems have transformed culture by facilitating continuous communications and improvement Waggl is the leading platform for real-time … Systems, Health and Human Services (HHS), Defense Health Agency (DHA), Sutter Health, and UCSF. “The healthcare industry is an area of growing passion and attention for Waggl, because the people that work at these organizations …

10 hospitals seeking pharmacy leaders | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/19/2019

… Healthcare System (San Antonio) seeks a pharmacist supervisor 9. Seattle Children’s Hospital seeks a pharmacy services director 10. Sutter Health (Sacramento, Calif.) seeks a pharmacy services director More articles on pharmacy …

Kaiser Permanente

Elisabeth Rosenthal: Time to rein in hospital excesses - The Salt Lake Tribune | 9/3/2019

Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente, UCLA or any of the big health care systems in California? Can Elizabeth Warren ignore the needs of Partners HealthCare, Boston’s behemoth? (Bernie Sanders may be somewhat different on this front because Vermont doesn’t have any nationally ranked hospitals.) Beyond that, hospitals are often beloved by constituents. It’s easy to get voters riled up about a drugmaker in Silicon Valley or an insurer in Hartford. It’s …

UPMC

UPMC Health Plan forms Center of Excellence for hip, knee replacement surgery | FierceHealthcare | 8/8/2019

UPMC Health Plan has designated nine providers as members of its new Center of Excellence for hip and knee replacement surgery. The included providers have high patient satisfaction, high-quality outcomes and few complications in … involved with centers of excellence around orthopedics,” Helwig said. RELATED: Sutter Health, UPMC team up to improve multiple sclerosis treatments Quality and cost of hip and knee replacements can vary significantly, Helwig said, making such …

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital, Santa Rosa CA

Sutter Health to unveil large hospital solar project | 6/15/2019

North Bay’s biggest: Nonprofit organizations (1 of ) The solar panels installed at Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital in 2019 are expected to offset 40% of the hospital’s overall energy usage. (courtesy photo) (2 of ) Carport … Journal (JEFF QUACKENBUSH / NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL) July 18, 2018 Sutter Health solar project at Santa Rosa hospital can power over 200 homes a year CHERYL SARFATY NORTH BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL June 14, 2019, 3:11PM …

Sutter Health solar project at Santa Rosa hospital can power over 200 homes a year – North Bay Business Journal | 6/15/2019

News Feed June 14, 2019 Solar Sutter Health solar project at Santa Rosa hospital can power over 200 homes a year North Bay Business JournalThe health care provider on Monday plans to flip the switch on a carport array at Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital and adjacent lodging for families of …

Stanford Health Care

Stanford, Sutter Health to Explore Joint Cancer Care Services in East Bay | HIT Consultant | 7/19/2019

Stanford, Sutter Health to Explore Joint Cancer Care Services in East Bay //hitconsultant.net/2019/07/19/stanford-sutter-health-to-explore-joint-cancer-care-services-in-east-bay/. Captcha Submit Stanford Health Care and Sutter Health have signed a letter of intent to explore opportunities to jointly provide cancer care for patients and their families in the East Bay region of the San Francisco/Oakland metropolitan area. The intent of the collaboration …

Stanford Health Care and Sutter Health sign letter of intent to explore opportunities to enhance care and improve choice for oncology patients in the East Bay | Globe Newswire | 7/17/2019

July 17, 2019 16:13 ET Source: Sutter Health EAST BAY AREA, Calif., July 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Story Summary: This LOI formalizes ongoing discussions that began more than a year ago between Sutter Health and Stanford Health Care to expand and enhance clinical integration among their existing, high quality services, with a shared goal of providing patients and their families with coordinated, seamless cancer care in the East Bay. The …

Stanford Health Care, Stanford CA

Stanford Health Care and Sutter Health sign letter of intent to explore opportunities to enhance care and improve choice for oncology patients in the East Bay | Globe Newswire | 7/17/2019

July 17, 2019 16:13 ET Source: Sutter Health EAST BAY AREA, Calif., July 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Story Summary: This LOI formalizes ongoing discussions that began more than a year ago between Sutter Health and Stanford Health Care to expand and enhance clinical integration among their existing, high quality services, with a shared goal of providing patients and their families with coordinated, seamless cancer care in the East Bay. The …

Dignity Health

Shortage of graduates in fast-growing fields could threaten Sacramento’s growth | The Business Journals | 1/26/2018

Sutter Health’s Sacramento-Sierra region, the Business Review may not have taken into consideration all the institutions that contribute to the labor market. For example, Sutter Health and Dignity Health have been developing partnerships with area colleges, which the Business Review forecast may have not factored into its analysis. “There are other players in the market that may not be reflected in this data,” she said. Meanwhile, at California State …

Saving America’s Hospitals: Why Recent Mega Mergers Will Fail | Forbes | 1/16/2018

… to build negotiating clout and raise prices. Most recent hospital mergers, such as the one announced late last year between Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), hint at the latter. Expected to close in … This past November, a California superior court judge ruled that Sutter Health, itself the beneficiary of a 1996 merger, intentionally destroyed evidence in a lawsuit that accused the health system of inflating prices and abusing …

Cleveland Clinic

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/3/2019

… two weeks: Editor’s note: This is not an exhaustive list. Job listings were compiled from job seeker websites. Allscripts 1. Sutter Health (Sacramento, Calif.): Seeks an applications analyst. 2. University of Pennsylvania Health System (Philadelphia … Luke’s Hospital (Chesterfield, Mo.): Seeks an application analyst. Epic 1. Cleveland Clinic: Seeks an IT inpatient manager. 2. Johns Hopkins Health System (Baltimore): Seeks an EHR project manager. 3. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center (Rocky Hill …

Patient stories inspire new digital tools at Singapore Health Systems, Sutter Health | MobiHealthNews | 5/17/2019

Search Patient stories inspire new digital tools at Singapore Health Systems, Sutter Health At the Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit, representatives from the two health systems explain how listening to patients inspired care coordination tools, health finance platforms and a patient scheduler. May 17, 2019 Share Listening has always been a critical component to medicine. Increasingly the healthcare world is seeing the value in listening to patients’ stories and helping …

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh PA

Tufts, Eskenazi to investigate blood clot wearable, Australian university using Coviu’s telehealth tech in class and more digital health deals | MobiHealthNews | 4/22/2019

… Eskenazi to investigate blood clot wearable, Australian university using Coviu’s telehealth tech in class and more digital health deals Also: Sutter Health, UPMC, DNAnexus launch genomic multiple sclerosis study; Health iPass joins athenahealth’s Marketplace. April … training and research.” … Sutter Health , the Genome Center at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and biomedical informatics and data management group DNAnexus have come together to launch a large-scale research study investigating …

Sutter Health, UPMC team up on precision medicine to improve multiple sclerosis treatments | FierceHealthcare | 4/16/2019

by Heather Landi Apr 16, 2019 2:48pm Sutter Health and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are collaborating on precision medicine efforts with the goal of developing personalized treatments for multiple sclerosis patients. (Pixabay) Sutter Health is teaming up with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and biomedical informatics and data management company DNAnexus on precision medicine research to develop more personalized treatments for multiple sclerosis. As part of the …

Stanford Medicine

Stanford, Sutter Health to Explore Joint Cancer Care Services in East Bay | HIT Consultant | 7/19/2019

Stanford, Sutter Health to Explore Joint Cancer Care Services in East Bay //hitconsultant.net/2019/07/19/stanford-sutter-health-to-explore-joint-cancer-care-services-in-east-bay/. Captcha Submit Stanford Health Care and Sutter Health have … of Stanford’s leadership in cancer care and clinical research, the Stanford Medicine network and Sutter’s integrated network. Here are five things to know about the joint cancer care effort: 1. The new East Bay oncology …

Stanford Health Care and Sutter Health sign letter of intent to explore East Bay oncology service | News Center | Stanford Medicine | 7/17/2019

Stanford Health Care and Sutter Health intend to expand and enhance clinical integration toward a shared goal of providing coordinated, seamless cancer care in the East Bay. Jul 17 2019 Stanford Health Care and Sutter … of Stanford’s leadership in cancer care and clinical research, the Stanford Medicine network and Sutter’s integrated network. Both entities have a deep commitment to caring for the whole patient, and together their efforts will surround …

Aetna

Q&A: Steve Wigginton, CEO of Sutter Health | Aetna | 10/1/2019

Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Steve Wigginton is the Chief Executive Officer of Sutter Health Aetna , a jointly-owned health care company serving members in Northern California. Wigginton joined us for a Q&A to discuss the joint venture’s major accomplishments in its first year, key lessons learned, and the partnership’s overarching goals related to utilizing data and analytics. Emily Boerger : It’s been about a year …

Sutter Health | Aetna Enlists Docent Health to Elevate Member Experience | Business Wire | 9/13/2019

SAN FRANCISCO- Sutter Health Aetna today announced members will have access to a unique technology-enabled service from Docent Health that will help them find a provider, schedule an appointment, understand tools available to them and more starting this Fall. The pilot program, part of an agreement between Sutter Health and Docent Health, delivers personalized services across phone, email and text to members. “We’re re-imagining the member experience by …

Health Net

Women’s Health Network to Launch AI- Enabled Digital Voice Assistant for its 1500 Physicians | HIT Consultant | 6/13/2019

Women’s Health Network to Launch AI- Enabled Digital Voice Assistant for its 1500 Physicians //hitconsultant.net/2019/06/13/womens-health-network-launch-ai-enabled-digital-voice-assistant/. Captcha Submit National women’s health network Unified Physician Management (Unified … The partnership with Unified builds on a recent collaboration with Sutter Health that Suki announced in March 2019. Today, Suki is used across the country, accounting for more than 1,500 patient interactions every week. “Women’s …

Cleveland Clinic, Brigham, Stanford & others name healthcare’s most promising tech | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/3/2019

Health Network (Pittsburgh) The future EMR could help providers and patients by reducing the workflow related to documentation and reimbursement, often implicated as a contributor to provider burnout. In addition, a well-constructed EMR will help providers practice value-based medicine with the aim of delivering affordable, quality healthcare. Albert Chan, MD Chief of digital patient experience for Sutter Health (Sacramento, Calif.) I’m certainly not the type who gets excited …

Humana

This Medicare Advantage insurer is nearing $1B in revenue — CEO John Kao explains how | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

Orange County, Calif.-based Alignment Healthcare, which entered the California payer market in 2014, has recorded 42 percent compounded annual growth each year since launching in 2013. The health plan, which only offers Medicare Advantage, Part D and supplemental policies, covers about 60,000 members across three states. In its five years since going to market, Alignment has partnered with healthcare companies like Humana and Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health, and …

UPMC Health Plan forms Center of Excellence for hip, knee replacement surgery | FierceHealthcare | 8/8/2019

… in particular, wanting to see health plans and physicians be involved with centers of excellence around orthopedics,” Helwig said. RELATED: Sutter Health, UPMC team up to improve multiple sclerosis treatments Quality and cost of hip … Hospital UPMC St. Margaret UPMC Passavant UPMC Shadyside RELATED: Anthem, Humana along with Apple and Google testing API for patient access to claims data UPMC Health Plan said that it will accept additional applications for …

Gregory Tranah

Research: Using ‘big data’ to help understand Multiple Sclerosis | Globe Newswire | 7/16/2019

Investigators launch study to understand mysterious disease July 16, 2019 09:00 ET Source: Sutter Health SAN FRANCISCO, Multiple sclerosis is a difficult disease to treat because its cause is unknown.“MS is challenging to manage … patient-reported outcomes, and blood samples for whole exome sequencing. Gregory Tranah, Ph.D ., Director of Sutter’s Center for Precision Medicine, Dr. Cooper, and other Sutter researchers will study patients’ clinical data and blood samples in …

Sutter, UPMC, DNAnexus partner on MS sequencing study | Healthcare Dive | 4/17/2019

Sutter, UPMC, DNAnexus partner on MS sequencing study Author share Dive Brief: Nonprofit Sutter Health is partnering with the University of Pittsburg Medical Center and bioinformatics and data management platform DNAnexus to study how genomic … bioinformatics tools to better understand our clinically meaningful ‘big data,’” Gregory Tranah, director of the Sutter Health Center for Precision Medicine, said in a statement . “This is an important step to advance precision medicine efforts …

Mike Purvis

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital to Re-Open Tuesday | PR Newswire | 10/17/2017

… in Sonoma County . “We’re eager to welcome patients, staff and doctors tomorrow morning,” said Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital CEO Mike Purvis . “Getting back to providing health care for our community, especially during this unprecedented … opening wasn’t an easy task,” said Jeff Gerard , president of Sutter Health Bay Area. “So many of our team members were affected by the fire—at least 60 lost their homes—yet we are committed …

Xavier Becerra

Sutter Health Going To Court Over High Prices | 10/10/2019

Sutter Health Going To Court Over High Prices October 9, 2019 at 11:35 pm Filed Under: Sutter Health SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of California’s largest hospital systems is facing a trial over accusations that it … rising cost of health care in 2014; California’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, filed a similar suit last year following a six-year DOJ investigation. “We’re alleging that Sutter Health Systems is offering care at a …

Sutter Health Facing Antitrust Trial Over High Healthcare Prices | 10/10/2019

Opening arguments begin Thursday in the antitrust case against Sutter Health, which operates 24 hospitals with 5,500 doctors across Northern California. It was first brought by employers and unions amid growing frustration over the rising cost of health care in 2014; California’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, filed a similar suit last year following a six-year DOJ investigation. “We’re alleging that Sutter Health Systems is offering care at a higher …

Jackie Drees

Sutter Health sued for allegedly sharing patients’ health data with Facebook, Google | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/13/2019

Sutter Health sued for allegedly sharing patients’ health data with Facebook, Google Jackie Drees - Print Email Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health patients filed a lawsuit against the health system for allegedly sharing patients’ private information, attained through the health system’s website, with technology giants such as Facebook and Google, Courthouse News Service reports. The lawsuit claims that Sutter Health added source code to its website that can control patients’ web …

Unified Physician Management adds digital voice assistant to EHR | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/13/2019

Unified Physician Management adds digital voice assistant to EHR Jackie Drees - National women’s health network Unified Physician Management partnered with Suki, an artificial intelligence, voice-enabled digital assistant for physicians that integrates with the EHR … Florida and Washington, starting this month. 3. Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health launched a pilot program with Suki in March. Previous pilots show that Suki can reduce the amount of time physicians spend documenting clinical …

Jeff Gerard

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital to Re-Open Tuesday | PR Newswire | 10/17/2017

Jeff Gerard , president of Sutter Health Bay Area. “So many of our team members were affected by the fire—at least 60 lost their homes—yet we are committed to reopen the hospital on Tuesday. Reopening the hospital only eight days after having to evacuate demonstrates the strength of our integrated network. Working together, we were able to marshal and quickly provide the necessary support and resources to reopen the …

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital To Re-Open Tuesday - TheStreet | 10/17/2017

Jeff Gerard , president of Sutter Health Bay Area. “So many of our team members were affected by the fire—at least 60 lost their homes—yet we are committed to reopen the hospital on Tuesday. Reopening the hospital only eight days after having to evacuate demonstrates the strength of our integrated network. Working together, we were able to marshal and quickly provide the necessary support and resources to reopen the …

Sameer Badlani

Cleveland Clinic, Brigham, Stanford & others name healthcare’s most promising tech | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/3/2019

… or health system. Read their responses below, presented alphabetically. Note: The following responses were lightly edited for length and clarity. Sameer Badlani, MD CIO of Fairview Health Services (Minneapolis) AI/machine learning-enabled workflows that … healthcare. Albert Chan, MD Chief of digital patient experience for Sutter Health (Sacramento, Calif.) I’m certainly not the type who gets excited about technology for technology’s sake, and I caution other clinicians not to fall …

Xtelligent Media Expands its Value-Based Care Events | PR Newswire | 11/28/2017

Sameer Badlani , MD, FACP, Vice President & Chief Health Information Officer for Sutter Health will share their visions for how to deliver high-quality care. More faculty members will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information, visit www.valuebasedcaresummit.com/population-health-2018 Telemedicine solutions and mobile health tools have been shown to improve access and outcomes and reduce costs, but providers and networks still face complex regulations, uneven reimbursement arrangements …

Matt Hancock

NHS partners with Amazon to provide health information through Alexa | FierceHealthcare | 7/11/2019

… Many healthcare organizations in the U.S. are turning to voice-enabled digital assistants as a way to combat physician burnout . Sutter Health and Unified Physician Management are both using Suki, a voice technology and artificial … and pharmacists,” Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock said in a statement. “The public need to be able to get reliable information about their health easily and in ways they actually …

Lisa Marsh Ryerson

AARP Foundation and Rock Health Announce DispatchHealth as Winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge | PR Newswire | 12/13/2017

… the opportunity to live independently in their homes. This year’s finalists were DispatchHealth , FRND Health , and RoundTrip . AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson and Rock Health CEO and Managing Director Bill Evans present check to … California , Boehringer Ingelheim, Boston Children’s Hospital, CVS Health, DaVita ,Sanofi, Sutter Health, and Takeda. For more information, visit rockhealth.com . View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aarp-foundation-and-rock-health-announce-dispatchhealth …

Eric Garcetti

14 Mayors And CEOs Across U.S. Launch New Push To Protect, Expand Federal Investment In Affordable Housing And Homeless Services | PR Newswire | 1/25/2018

… partnerships with private industry to urgently, creatively and comprehensively address the homeless crisis,” said Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg . “In Sacramento, Sutter Health has stepped up to provide critically needed resources for permanent housing, service-rich … better life for themselves their family,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti . “Too many cities across the country are facing an unprecedented housing crisis. We are here to call on leaders in Washington to develop …

Bill Evans

AARP Foundation and Rock Health Announce DispatchHealth as Winner of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge | PR Newswire | 12/13/2017

… finalists were DispatchHealth , FRND Health , and RoundTrip . AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson and Rock Health CEO and Managing Director Bill Evans present check to DispatchHealth, the winners of the 2017 Aging in Place $50K … California , Boehringer Ingelheim, Boston Children’s Hospital, CVS Health, DaVita ,Sanofi, Sutter Health, and Takeda. For more information, visit rockhealth.com . View original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aarp-foundation-and-rock-health-announce-dispatchhealth …