Alta Bates Summit, Eden and Sutter Delta were recognized among the top Bay Area hospitals for having significantly better rates for keeping patients alive and healthy, according to a recent study by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development published in the...Read More about Alta Bates Summit, Eden and Sutter Delta Medical Centers Excel at Keeping Patients Healthy, State Report Finds
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The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department recently notified one of Sutter Health’s hospitals in the East Bay that during an unrelated investigation it recovered information pertaining to approximately 4,500 people.
We do not know what law enforcement was investigating when they obtained this information. The information may have originated from Sutter Health’s Alta Bates Summit, Sutter Delta or Eden medical centers, and may have included a patient’s name, Social Security number, date of birth, gender, address, zip code, home phone number, marital status, name of employer and work phone number.
While it is presently unclear where the information originated, we have notified the patients whose information was potentially involved and are offering them free credit monitoring services. We have also alerted the appropriate government agencies.
We are concerned about this matter and take protecting our patients’ privacy very seriously. At this time we do not know how the information was obtained. We continue to cooperate with law enforcement to investigate this incident.
If you are a patient and think you have been affected, please call 1-888-414-8020, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. When prompted, enter the following ten digit reference number: 2789053113.
Alta Bates Summit, Eden and Sutter Delta were recognized among the top Bay Area hospitals for having significantly better rates for keeping patients alive and healthy, according to a recent study by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development published in the Mercury News.
The study found that more than half of Bay Area hospitals had worse-than-average death rates for at least one medical procedure or patient condition in 2010 or 2011.
Researchers examined mortality rates for 12 conditions and procedures at 331 California health care institutions, after taking into account risk factors such as age. From this examination, they identified which hospitals had death rates significantly better or worse than state averages.
According to the study, Alta Bates Summit, Eden and Sutter Delta medical centers had rates significantly better than the state average in the following areas for 2010 or 2011:
Alta Bates: Acute stroke and Intestinal Bleeding
Eden: Brain Surgery and Acute Stroke
Sutter Delta: Heart Failure
Read the full article “Death Rates at Bay Area Hospitals Vary Widely, New Report Reveals,” in the Mercury News.
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Sutter Health officials announced Tuesday that they would donate San Leandro Hospital, its assets and equipment in a three-way agreement with Alameda County and Alameda Health Systems (formerly Alameda County Medical Center).
The donation also comes with a $22 million cash subsidy from Sutter Health to help transition the hospital.
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We’re proud to announce that, today, after months of planning and of training clinical staff and AIM team members, the Advanced Illness Management (AIM)® Program is going “live” in the East Bay.
This program will include Alta Bates Summit, Eden and Sutter Delta medical centers; Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF); and Sutter Care at Home. Read More about Improving Patient Care in the East Bay
Eden Medical Center dedicated the “Tree of Life” on Saturday, Feb. 2 and honored 23 heroes who gave the ultimate gift of life. The 150-pound sculpture stands 7 ft. by 7 ft., has 375 leaves and hangs on the wall of the waiting area of the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital. Each leaf will be engraved with the name of a patient who donated their organs to save another’s life. The first 23 leaves have been engraved with the names of patients who donated organs or tissue in 2011 and 2012. Their families were invited to a ceremony to honor this gift. Read More about ‘Tree of Life’ Celebrates Organ Donation Heroes
Knowing she’s making a difference in the lives of others brings a smile to Joyce’s face. Read how she takes care of others on the job and in her community every day.
“Seeing a smile on someone’s face when they succeed—and knowing you helped make a difference in their life—is my reward. Volunteering gives me this satisfaction every day.
“That’s why my family and I have volunteered for more than five years at the Food Pantry through the New Life Christian Church in Castro Valley. Read More about My Volunteer Story: Joyce, Eden Medical Center