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7/23/2021 After 18 Months, Sutter Antitrust Settlement Finally Poised for Formal Approval Kaiser Health News More than 18 months after Sutter Health agreed to a tentative settlement in a closely watched antitrust case joined by the California Attorney General’s Office, the judge presiding over the case indicated she would sign off on the terms, pending agreement on attorney fees. The nonprofit health care giant, based in Sacramento, stood accused of violating California’s antitrust laws by using its market dominance to drive up prices ...
7/20/2021 BD acquires needle-free blood draw company Velano Vascular for ‘one-stick’ hospital stays FierceBiotech ... individual needlesticks from blood draws, we can change the decades-old practice and help transform it into a better experience for patients and providers," said Anna Kiger, chief nursing officer for the California-based Sutter Health , which first began using Velano’s needle-free technology in 2016.RELATED: Fierce Medtech’s 2017 Fierce 15 Velano Vascular"What can be an unpleasant or anxiety-inducing procedure, with multiple pokes and prods ...
7/16/2021 Hospital ‘Trauma Centers’ Charge Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send People Home Kaiser Health News The care was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a car accident. He went home in less than three hours. The bill was extraordinary. Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center charged $44,914 including an $8,928 “trauma alert” fee, billed for summoning the hospital’s top surgical specialists and usually associated with the most severely injured patients. The case ...
7/16/2021 First Edition: July 16, 2021 | Kaiser Health News Kaiser Health News ... was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a car accident. He went home in less than three hours. The bill was extraordinary. Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center charged $44,914 including an $8,928 “trauma alert” fee, billed for summoning the hospital’s top surgical specialists and usually associated with the most severely injured patients. The case, buried in ...
7/16/2021 Hospital ‘trauma centers’ charge enormous fees to treat minor injuries and send people home | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare The care was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a car accident. He went home in less than three hours.The bill was extraordinary. Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center charged $44,914 including an $8,928 “trauma alert” fee, billed for summoning the hospital’s top surgical specialists and usually associated with the most severely injured patients.The case ...
7/16/2021 Hospital 'trauma centers' charge enormous fees to treat minor injuries and send people home Modern Healthcare The care was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a car accident. He went home in less than three hours. The bill was extraordinary. Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center charged $44,914 including an $8,928 “trauma alert” fee, billed for summoning the hospital’s top surgical specialists and usually associated with the most severely injured patients. The case ...
7/16/2021 ‘Trauma Centers’ Huge Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send Home Medscape The care was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a car accident. He went home in less than three hours. The bill was extraordinary. Sutter Health Memorial Medical Center charged $44,914 including an $8,928 “trauma alert” fee, billed for summoning the hospital’s top surgical specialists and usually associated with the most severely injured patients. The case ...
7/6/2021 Sutter Health workers protest understaffing, call hospitals ‘dangerous' Modern Healthcare ... speeches to draw attention to care delays caused by understaffing, said Tom Parker, senior communications specialist at SEIU-UHW. Parker said the price increases at healthcare facilities across Northern California, including those owned by Sutter Health , are not justified by the care patients receive. "Sutter is putting workers like me in a position where I don't feel like I can give my patients the time and attention that they deserve ...
7/3/2021 They discover an advantage of Moderna's vaccine over Pfizer's newsy-today.com Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have a common feature: they both use messenger RNA technology to fight the coronavirus. Now, research conducted at the Sutter Health Health Systems Research Center at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute has shown that Moderna’s generates higher and faster antibody responses than Pfizer’s. To carry out the analysis, 611 health workers participated, whose average age was 47 years and 67% were women ...
7/2/2021 COVID-19 Delta variant present in the Yuba-Sutter area appeal-democrat.com Ten cases of the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus have been confirmed in the Yuba-Sutter area as of Thursday, according to Yuba-Sutter Health Officer Dr. Phuong Luu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has noted that the Delta variant is now responsible for about one in every five new infections across the country and, according to Luu, this variant is much more contagious than ...
7/2/2021 Kazmir Named to Team USA Olympic Baseball Squad oursportscentral.com ... play three exhibition games against the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team.Some other familiar names on Team USA include former River Cats catcher Tim Federowicz and Oakland prospect shortstop Nick Allen, who played at Sutter Health Park during the Alternate Site scrimmages in April.Team USA kicks off their quest for their third Gold Medal at the Olympics on Friday, July 30 against Israel. The other member of their seeding ...
7/1/2021 River Cats to Host Annual Job Fair on July 6 oursportscentral.com July 1, 2021 - Triple-A West League (AAA West) - Sacramento River Cats News ReleaseWest Sacramento, Calif. - The Sacramento River Cats will be hosting their annual job fair on Tuesday, July 6 at Sutter Health Park. Those interested in working for the River Cats during the 2021 season are encouraged to attend this free event. Group interviews will be conducted at the event for various positions.The River Cats are ...
6/30/2021 Sutter Health VP of Technology mark-heringer.com After almost sixteen years with Sutter Health , I left in February of 2014. It has been a tumultuous period for their Information Technology team since then.Sutter Health has had at least three people fill my old CTO position: Wes Wright (March 2015 to March 2018), Frank Rausch (interim CTO from May 2018 to August 2018) and Bill Bellando (February 2019 to May 2021).In the middle of 2018, Sutter ...
6/29/2021 Women in Business Awards: Erin Neal, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation northbaybusinessjournal.com ... administrative officer for Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation-North (Marin and Sonoma counties). Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation offers primary, specialty and complex medical care throughout San Francisco, Marin and Sonoma counties. SPMF is part of Sutter Health , a not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system with 24 acute care hospitals and more than 200 clinics in Northern California. Having lived in the North Bay my whole life, I feel profoundly ...
6/29/2021 Pandemic puts pressure on people with PTSD abc10.com ... people who have witnessed a traumatic event. Those events could be a natural disaster, a serious accident or war, among other things. For some it can impact your daily life.Dr. Tam Nguyen with Sutter Health said that the pandemic has made things harder on people who deal with PTSD. Avoidance is the hallmark symptom for it and engaging is how you fix it. At one point, engaging during the ...
6/28/2021 Here are Fourth of July celebrations happening in Northern California kcra.com ... in the Sacramento area to enjoy Fourth of July festivities this year. Here's information on firework shows happening this July 4 in Northern California: Sacramento County fireworks • Fourth on the Field Remix at Sutter Health Park: Sutter Health Park's Fourth of July celebration has returned as Fourth on the Field Remix, featuring the Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera and presented by Xfinity. This year's event will once again take place ...
6/28/2021 Interactive Map: Celebrate Independence Day with firework celebrations the Sacramento region fox40.com ... here to view the map in a separate tab . West Sacramento Fourth on the Field Remix Enjoy a concert by Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera before the fireworks. Click or tap for more info . - Location: Sutter Health Park - Date: July 4 - Time: 8 p.m., Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. - Admission: $30 for general admission (more ticket options available online) - Parking: $12 Elk Grove 25th Annual Fireworks Spectacular Enjoy fireworks, food, music and ...
6/27/2021 Reno Aces Game Notes oursportscentral.com First pitch from Sutter Health Park is set for 1:05 p.m.It's Saturday Night!:Reno came back for their first win of the series last night, shaking off two-straight losses to win 9-7.Josh Green recorded his team-leading fifth win, going five innings deep and striking out six.Juniel Querecuto knocked two base hits to extend his consecutive streak of reaching base safely to 20 games.The Aces ...
6/11/2021 Retail Clinics Market Will Gain Considerably from Rising Cases of Communicable Diseases, says Fortune Business Insights elmiradaily.com Sutter Health,Rising Cases of Communicable Disease Will Enable GrowthThe benefits of retail clinics such as less waiting time, easy accessibility, and comparatively lower costs are likely to fuel demand among patients, which will, in, turn boost the global retail clinics market growth. According to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, currently, 2,000 retail clinics are operating in the U.S. alone.The approval of the Joint Commission’s ...
6/10/2021 Retail Clinics Market Will Gain Considerably from Rising Cases of Communicable Diseases, says Fortune Business Insights elmiradaily.com Sutter Health,Rising Cases of Communicable Disease Will Enable GrowthThe benefits of retail clinics such as less waiting time, easy accessibility, and comparatively lower costs are likely to fuel demand among patients, which will, in, turn boost the global retail clinics market growth. According to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, currently, 2,000 retail clinics are operating in the U.S. alone.The approval of the Joint Commission’s ...