Improving Healthcare Outcomes for All
Sutter Health has pledged to advance health equity for patients through research and patient-focused care.
Research and Publications
Measuring Health Equity for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions in a Large Integrated Health Care System: The Development of an Index was published in Health Equity (April 2019).
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Opioid Prescribing for Long Bone Fractures at Discharge From the Emergency Department was published in Annals of Emergency Medicine (July 2019).
AHA Case Study
The American Hospital Association (AHA) published a case study on Sutter Health, An Analytic Approach to Advancing Health Equity, (July 2019).
Well Positioned to Pioneer the Effort to Advance Health Equity
Leader in Quality
We proactively implement programs across our integrated network that continuously improve the quality and value of healthcare for our patients.
Diverse Patient Population
Sutter provides care to a diverse patient population, serving 22 Northern California counties that represent a diverse mix of rural, urban and suburban communities.
An Integrated Network
As an integrated health system, Sutter Health has a unique opportunity to identify and address disparities and design interventions that can be applied in care settings across the Sutter network and beyond.