2009 Report To Our Communities
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Hospital Quality Reports

Our not-for-profit network is committed to providing you with important information about the quality of our services. We measure quality in many ways, as we strive to provide the safest, most effective and accurate treatment while caring for patients with respect, compassion and personal attention.

Here you can see how hospitals in our network, as a whole, performed in some key measures of quality for certain medical conditions. This is in comparison to national standards.


Heart Attack - Sutter Health System Average

Timely and proper intervention can dramatically improve heart attack survival rates. Below are some of the key areas that medical experts focus on when treating patients who have a heart attack. Each of these actions is important to minimize damage to the heart or help patients live well after they leave the hospital.

Sutter Health System Average: The Sutter Health System Average (mean) is calculated by taking the sum of all non-excluded hospitals' scores (where at least one case met the inclusion criteria) and dividing by the total number of hospitals.
Data Source:
Data from MIDAS DataVision (and provided to CMS), January 2009 to December 2009
U.S. Average
Data Source:CMS Hospital Compare, Q308 to Q209
Our goal is to perform among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide.
Data Source:CMS Hospital Compare, Q308 to Q209

Heart Failure - Sutter Health System Average

Heart failure, a new epidemic that affects nearly 5 million Americans, is the leading cause of hospitalization for people over the age of 65. Below are some key areas that medical experts focus on when treating patients hospitalized with heart failure. Each listed action helps patients live better with heart failure.

Sutter Health System Average: The Sutter Health System Average (mean) is calculated by taking the sum of all non-excluded hospitals' scores (where at least one case met the inclusion criteria) and dividing by the total number of hospitals.
Data Source:
Data from MIDAS DataVision (and provided to CMS), January 2009 to December 2009
U.S. Average
Data Source:CMS Hospital Compare, Q308 to Q209
Our goal is to perform among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide.
Data Source:CMS Hospital Compare, Q308 to Q209

Pneumonia - Sutter Health System Average

The incidence of pneumonia increases with age, and approximately 90 percent of deaths in patients ages 65 or older are due to this condition. Below are some key areas that medical experts focus on when caring for patients with pneumonia. These areas include important actions that should be taken when a patient is hospitalized with pneumonia.

Sutter Health System Average: The Sutter Health System Average (mean) is calculated by taking the sum of all non-excluded hospitals' scores (where at least one case met the inclusion criteria) and dividing by the total number of hospitals.
Data Source:
Data from MIDAS DataVision (and provided to CMS), January 2009 to December 2009
U.S. Average
Data Source:
CMS Hospital Compare, Q308 to Q209
Our goal is to perform among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide.
Data Source:CMS Hospital Compare, Q308 to Q209
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