2012 Annual Report

Role of Philanthropy

Thanks to our generous donors, Sutter Health received more than $47 million in 2012 to help our network expand patient care programs and services in our Northern California communities.

These donations have enabled us to build new facilities, purchase lifesaving medical equipment, invest in community health and education programs and support groundbreaking initiatives.

Here are some highlights of our donor-supported programs and projects in 2012:


Programs and services

Breast care and integrative health
$171,399
Interventional pulmonology
$820,850
Palliative care services
$737,468
Neuroscience programs and services
$346,726
Sutter Heart & Vascular Institute
$114,700

Medical technology and equipment

Three linear accelerators for oncology
$12 million
Birthing bed upgrades
$131,423
Expansion of comprehensive cancer care
$2.4 million
Da Vinci Robotic Surgery System
$202,950
SPECT/CT imaging
$872,955

Research and innovation

Program to improve antibiotic use
$141,000
David Druker Center for Health Systems Innovation
$866,619
Hospice volunteer training
$25,000
Heart-failure program
$91,000
Expanded oncology patient-distress screening
$26,760

Community health, education and outreach

Bayview Child Health Center
$825,000
TeleCare program
$30,000
Diabetes education program
$124,000
Women's mental health and wellness program
$65,000
Bereavement programs
$15,000