Racing heartbeat? Butterflies in your chest? If it’s not new love, it could be a common heart condition that carries serious consequences.
BERKELEY, Calif. –When retired UC Berkeley librarian Barbara Kornstein walked into her neighborhood bakery for pastry and coffee on a recent January morning, she never imagined that within moments her fellow patrons would be calling 911 for help after she suffered a stroke and fell from her chair. Fortunately, a dedicated team of first responders, …
About 5 million Americans each year are diagnosed with heart valve disease.1 Learn how tiny implantable devices are doing big jobs to restore normal blood flow to the heart’s parts.
You can’t always know when you’ll need a hospital, but you can know which hospitals in your community have the highest quality rating from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The CMS released the latest star ratings today…
A baby born in one U.S. rural community is 15 percent more likely to die during childbirth than a baby born in an urban community. Can a Health Equity Index tool help healthcare systems better meet the needs of patients?
The Integrated Healthcare Association has recognized seven Sutter Medical Network organizations for reaching a high level of quality care for Medicare Advantage patients.
“Tiny Victories of Life” beads track critically ill and premature infants’ medical journeys.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but the disease can be prevented with vaccination and appropriate screening. Read how researchers in our network are discovering new ways to prevent and treat cervical cancer.
Sutter has worked hard to ensure hospitals in its network have among the lowest C-section rates in California. Read about a recent recognition of our efforts.
Joint Commission Awards Highest Certification for Second Time NOVATO, Calif. — The Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Program at Novato Community Hospital (NCH), a member of the Sutter Health not-for-profit integrated network of care, recently earned the Joint Commission’s Advanced re-certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. This is the second time the …