Sutter Health Doc Named One of Bay Area's 100 Most Influential Women
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 17, 2005 – Toni Brayer, M.D., chief medical officer for Sutter Health's Bay Area Region, has been named one of the Bay Area's 100 most influential women in business. The honorable distinction is given to women who are outstanding leaders and role models.
"Dr. Brayer's tireless efforts and invaluable contributions help ensure that our Sutter Health hospitals and physicians provide the highest quality care to thousands of families each and every day," said Sutter Health President and CEO Pat Fry. "We are thrilled she has received this well-deserved recognition."
Dr. Brayer practiced internal medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco for 18 years while managing a small medical group.
Currently, she serves as a physician leader within the Sutter Health network of hospitals, physicians and other health care service providers, and is helping lead the organization's clinical quality initiative to deploy an electronic health record (EHR) system. EHR is the "best standard of care" for patients. It offers significant advantages in providing better, safer care and physicians across the Sutter Health network, including Dr. Brayer, are providing critical input as we develop our EHR system.
"I am humbled to be chosen for this award," said Dr. Brayer. "However it wouldn't have been possible had it not been for my amazing colleagues and patients. I believe that I work for them and everyday I am grateful to have the opportunity to be with such amazing individuals."