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Hospital Quality Reports

Every day, medical providers across our Sutter Health network strive to deliver the most advanced, effective and safe care—in a way that is personalized to meet each patient's individual needs and preferences.

Here you can see how hospitals within our network 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.


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.


Pneumonia — Sutter Health System Average

Pneumonia and influenza are the sixth leading causes of death in the United States. The incidence of pneumonia increases with age, and approximately 90 percent of deaths in the population aged 65 or older are due to this condition. Below are some of the key areas that medical experts focus on when caring for patients with pneumonia. They include important actions that should be taken when a patient is hospitalized with pneumonia.


Key

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.

Our goal is to perform among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide.

  • Sutter Health Average
    Data Source: Data from MIDAS DataVision (and provided to CMS), November 2009 to November 2010
    U.S. Average
    Data Source: CMS Hospital Compare, Q209 to Q110
    Top U.S. Performance
    Data Source: CMS Hospital Compare, Q209 to Q110