Differences in How People Access Care Contribute to Inequalities SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads throughout the U.S., evidence is mounting that racial and ethnic minorities and socioeconomically disadvantaged groups are bearing a disproportionate burden of illness and death. Here in California, African Americans are about 6% of the California population, but make …
Follow our Educational Series on testing to learn about polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and serology testing, and stay abreast of the latest updates at Sutter. In Part 1 of this series, we describe SARS-CoV-2 testing with PCR.
When a global health crisis began endangering communities across Northern California, Sutter research and operational staff started brainstorming new ways to track the spread of COVID-19 and launch strategies for early detection and ongoing surveillance. Learn how these data detectives are partnering to bring top-quality care to patients and communities across Sutter’s integrated network.
rapy to medication for treating insomnia in rural adults. Results may be especially important as physicians seek alternative ways of providing sleep therapy during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.
Every day brings new scientific insights into COVID-19, read about two new studies from Sutter Health experts.
Paying it Forward: Sutter Teams with Vitalant to Offer COVID-19 Survivor-Donated Blood Plasma to Patients
New research suggests blood plasma collected from people who have recovered from COVID-19 may help treat patients with severe cases of the disease. Learn how Sutter’s new partnership with Vitalant will deliver this ground-breaking care to patients.
Imagine a future where doctors could predict which therapies will best treat patients with cancer, personalized to a person’s specific type of the disease. That future may become a reality at Sutter, as researchers explore the potential use of artificial intelligence technology and machine learning in clinical practice.
When a global health challenge began endangering communities across Northern California, researchers at Sutter started brainstorming potential solutions to deliver much-needed treatment to people infected with the novel coronavirus. Learn how clinical trials and other research at Sutter are helping bring top-quality care to our patients and communities.
When does a drop of blood become a crystal ball? New screening could change the future of cancer care.
Racing heartbeat? Butterflies in your chest? If it’s not new love, it could be a common heart condition that carries serious consequences.