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.
As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, the medical community has acted as a sponge, absorbing knowledge of how the infection is best treated from each new case.
SAN FRANCISCO – When the COVID-19 pandemic began, Sutter’s California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) put strict infection control measures in place to keep patients and staff safe. These measures included temperature screenings, masking and visitor restrictions. But while masks are crucial for slowing the virus’ spread, they can present a communication problem for certain patients. …
Researchers at Sutter lead a national study to test whether a simple, home-based approach may prevent fractures for those with Parkinson’s disease.
CPMC’s Hamila Kownacki Recognized as One of San Francisco Business Times’ Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business
Kownacki recently led the opening of two modern hospitals in San Francisco where high quality, technology, safety, efficiency, and personal touches are the norm. She was also chosen for the prestigious Carol Emmott Fellowship.
A new study launching at Sutter’s California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) will use antibody tests to identify front-line doctors who have developed antibodies against the virus. Antibody tests (also called “serology tests” because they use blood samples) are used to determine if someone is producing antibodies to defend against the virus. “A powerful way to …
SAN FRANCISCO – During 2020’s Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, front-line workers at Sutter’s California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) continue to give back. At the hospital’s Van Ness campus in San Francisco, healthcare workers, including doctors, nurses and staff, took part in a blood drive hosted by Vitalant. The drive was open to …
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.