Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Fined $155K Over COVID Safety ViolationsThe California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) handed a $155,250 fine to Sutter Health's Alta Bates Summit Medical Center for several coronavirus-related workplace safety issues, including the death last summer of a registered nurse.
COVID Vaccines: Solano County Officials Approve Plans For Mass Vaccination Site At Fairgrounds In VallejoThe Solano County Board of Supervisors approved a memorandum of understanding Tuesday with the Kaiser Family Foundation and several other partner organizations to operate a COVID-19 vaccination site at the county fairgrounds in Vallejo.
COVID-19 Vaccine Shortage Forces Sutter Health To Reschedule AppointmentsA shortage of COVID-19 vaccine has forced Sutter Health to temporarily halt administering initial shots and reschedule appointments for thousands of second shots.
COVID Vaccine: San Francisco Partners With Sutter Health at Bayview Mass Vaccination SiteOfficials in San Francisco on Tuesday announced a partnership with Sutter Health to operate the newly opened high-volume COVID vaccination site at the SF Market in the Bayview.
COVID Vaccines: Sutter Health Opens Up Vaccination Appointments For Patients 65 And OlderSutter Health announced Thursday that it is now offering COVID-19 appointments to patients 65 and older, as rollout of the shots continues to expand.
High-Tech Electronic ICU Unit In San Francisco Reducing COVID-19 ExposureIn San Francisco, a high-tech medical solution is gearing up to help dozens of hospitals that may have to cope with any new surge in COVID-19 cases on the horizon.
Doctors Say Be Aware Of Key Coronavirus Symptoms: Shortness Of Breath, Cough, FeverDoctors are urging people to pay extra close attention to some key symptoms that might help determine if someone is at risk of having contracted the coronavirus versus a common cold or flu.
Sutter Health To Pay $575 Million In Antitrust SettlementThe CA Department of Justice announced the terms of an antitrust settlement with Sutter Health on Friday that would require the hospital system, the largest in California, to pay $575 million and submit to a court-appointed monitor for 10 years.
Vallejo Secures Funding For Homeless Navigation CenterThe city of Vallejo on Monday announced it has secured the funding for the construction and operation of a proposed Navigation Center for the homeless.
Sutter Health To Pay $30M To Settle Secret Kickback LawsuitSutter Health has agreed to pay more than $30 million to the federal government to settle a lawsuit that accused it of paying doctors in exchange for patient referrals.
Sutter Health, California Settle Massive Antitrust CaseOne of California's largest hospital systems has reached an agreement to settle a massive class-action lawsuit over allegations that it abused its market power to snuff out competition and overcharge patients for medical bills.
Sutter Health Facing Antitrust Trial Over High Healthcare PricesOpening arguments begin Thursday in the antitrust case against Sutter Health, which operates 24 hospitals with 5,500 doctors across Northern California.
Sutter Health Antitrust Trial Jury Selection Set to Begin MondayThe lawsuit nearing trial alleges Sutter Health gobbled up competing medical providers in California and used its market dominance to set higher prices for insurance plans.
Patients Begin Moving Into New $2 Billion CPMC Hospital on Van Ness in S.F.Saturday was moving-in day at the brand-new Sutter Health California Pacific Medical Center hospital on Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco and patients were impressed.
New Hospital Opens, Replacing St. Luke's in San FranciscoThe new Sutter Health CPMC Mission Bernal Campus opened its doors Saturday and began moving in patients.