Sutter’s California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco is now one of only five organizations in the United States to achieve the American Geriatric Society (AGC) CoCare: HELP™ Center of Excellence designation for its Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP). CPMC was recently awarded this elite status after demonstrating the highest level of best practices in geriatric care.
Callie Cowart, a full-time board-certified music therapist at Sutter’s California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) in San Francisco uses music to heal.
Despite last minute changes about where they would deliver, the Anjums welcomed three healthy baby boys this September at Sutter’s California Pacific Medical Center Van Ness campus hospital.
People across the globe are mourning the death of actor Chadwick Boseman, who died from colon cancer at age 43. While a shock, Boseman’s death reflects a rise in colorectal cancer rates among younger adults. Dr. Michael Abel with Sutter’s CPMC weighs in on why screening and early detection help improve patient outcomes.
Learn how the enhanced curriculum in Human Behavior & Mental Health puts Sutter’s Family Medicine Residency Program on a fast-track toward health equity.
High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, may make it harder to fight off infections and may put you at an increased risk of COVID-19 complications. Eating healthy foods, exercising and knowing your blood pressure all play an important role in helping maintain or lower your blood pressure.
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed many of us into housebound creatures, oftentimes moving less and eating more. In some ways, it’s created the perfect storm for developing high blood pressure or letting it get out of control. Healthy eating and exercise can help prevent and stave off high blood pressure. A cardiologist weighs in.
Wildfires burning across Northern California coupled with extreme heat and dryness has the air quality in the unhealthy range. All of this is sparking concerns for people with respiratory issues, especially those with COVID-19. A pulmonologist weighs in.
Wildfire smoke and COVID-19—a risky respiratory combo? Early studies suggest that air pollution from wildfires may complicate COVID-19 symptoms for people with respiratory issues.
Three hospital campuses within Sutter Health’s not-for-profit, integrated network of care achieved recognition as among the best hospitals in California for 2020-21 from U.S. News & World Report.