Every day brings new scientific insights into COVID-19, read about two new studies from Sutter Health experts.
Hospitals and healthcare systems in California continue their preparations for a potential surge of COVID-19 patients. Those preparations have caused a shift in clinical operations and changes in workflows—even as systems are discussing resuming some procedures and services through a phased, safety-first approach. Where does this leave employees today?
If ever there was a time to believe in miracles, this may be it. It started late last year in Folsom, Calif., when the Oakland Athletics West Coast scouting supervisor, Scott Kidd, finally scheduled a visit with his doctor after being unable to shake a persistent flu for two weeks. With the December holidays fast …
Showing Their Love and Strength: Sutter’s Frontline Workers Raise Voices to a Familiar San Francisco Song (video)
SAN FRANCISCO – Front-line staff and physicians at Sutter’s California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) Van Ness campus hospital in San Francisco joined in unison—along with thousands of others across the region—to sing the city’s unofficial anthem “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” by Tony Bennett. Earlier in the week, the legendary Bennett, age 93, …
SANTA ROSA, Calif., — Sutter Health dietary aide Loren Lafon just bought lunch for the entire staff at Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “That is a LOT of lunches for a LOT of people, especially to be paid for out of her own pocket,” said Dan Peterson, CEO of Sutter Santa …
On Wednesday April 22nd the staff of Sutter’s Mills-Peninsula Medical Center received a special surprise.
To help reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission, CPMC volunteers are turning to phone and virtual visits to connect with elderly patients.
Stephen H. Lockhart, M.D., Sutter Health chief medical officer and executive sponsor of Sutter’s Environmental Stewardship Program, shares his thoughts on how everyone can care for our planet today and after COVID-19 passes.
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.
Art project turns an uncertain time into one of collaboration and pride.