Respiratory therapy system at Sutter Amador Hospital: In the wake of a global pandemic, mask-free NIV (non-invasive ventilation) is an impactful gift. It is a non-invasive device that helps patients breathe when they are experiencing respiratory distress by delivering oxygen and humidity at a precise flow.
Disinfecting robot: The stakes for keeping facilities clean was higher than ever in 2020 as the pandemic continued to unfold. Through philanthropic efforts, Sutter Tracy Community Hospital received a germ-zapping robot to help us keep patients and hospital workers safe.
Telehealth: Donor support ensured that Sutter had the tools to expand virtual visits quickly so patients had access to care whenever and wherever they need it. In the wake of a global pandemic, supporting digital health is was an impactful gift.
- Philanthropy teams pooled resources to make $1.5 million available for a system-wide purchase of iPads.
- Sutter Health saw more than 1,000,000 video visits in 2020 as compared with 7,000 in all of 2019!
COVID-19 relief: Contributions to the Greatest Need Fund allowed local hospitals and medical foundations to direct resources to the frontline, enabling our caregivers to respond to pandemic related challenges.