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
Interventional pulmonology
Palliative care services
Neuroscience programs and services
Sutter Heart & Vascular Institute

Medical technology and equipment

Three linear accelerators for oncology
$12 million
Birthing bed upgrades
Expansion of comprehensive cancer care
$2.4 million
Da Vinci Robotic Surgery System
SPECT/CT imaging

Research and innovation

Program to improve antibiotic use
David Druker Center for Health Systems Innovation
Hospice volunteer training
Heart-failure program
Expanded oncology patient-distress screening

Community health, education and outreach

Bayview Child Health Center
TeleCare program
Diabetes education program
Women's mental health and wellness program
Bereavement programs