15 hrs ago
AVIA and Sutter Health Join Forces to Address Healthcare's Most Pressing Challenges
Sutter Health will participate in AVIA's inaugural cohort focused helping patients navigate the healthcare system and enable continuity of care and transparency among a patient's providers so they work as a larger team for each patient.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
NFL Hall of Fame quarterback aids Sutter Health's pediatric music therapy program
NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young and his wife, Barb, attend a ceremony at Sutter Medical Center in midtown Sacramento, where they presented a $150,000 check from the Forever Young Foundation for construction of a pediatric music therapy facility at the medical center.
MinuteClinic enters the Sacramento market
MinuteClinic, a national leader in walk-in retail health care, is opening clinics Wednesday in CVS stores in Sacramento and Elk Grove.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
No Harm, No Foul - Appellate Court Finds No CMIA Claim Without Actual Injury
California's Confidentiality of Medical Information Act, Cal. Civ. Code 56 et seq.
Julie Petrini, chief operating officer at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, tours a private hospital room at Merritt Pavilion, the hospital's new 238-bed facility in Oakland.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
California Court of Appeal Rules Damages Are Unavailable To Plaintiff ...
Until last week, Sutter Health was looking at a potential jury verdict in excess of $4 billion against several of its affiliated hospitals in a class action suit filed under the California Medical Information Act, California Civil Code 56 et seq and arising from the theft of a computer containing patient health information.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
California Court Dismisses Data Breach Class Action
Last week, the California Third District Court of Appeal dismissed what may have been the largest health data breach class action in history.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
California Appellate Court Requires Actual Viewing of Confidential...
In a case against Sutter Health involving records from a stolen office computer, the California Court of Appeal recently issued a decision limiting plaintiffs' ability to state a claim and obtain statutory damages under the California Medical Information Act without a showing that the medical information was actually viewed by an unauthorized ... (more)
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The $4 billion Medical Data Breach Case That Lost It's Way
Sutter Health v. Superior Court , 2014 WL 3589699 , is a medical data breach class action case that raises questions beyond the specifics of the Californian Confidentiality of Medical Information Act .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Sutter Health data breach case dismissal has precedent
The appeals court ruling that dismissed a data breach class action against Sutter Health was not the first to contend no damages are due when it appears nobody actually looked at or used the stolen information.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Court halts $4 billion privacy suit against Sutter Health
A state appellate court Monday ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit that could have cost Sutter Health more than $4 billion when it ruled that millions of the healthcare giant's patients had no right to sue over the theft of a computer with their personal, medical and insurance records on its hard drive.
More than half of local doctors work in health system medical groups
The number of local doctors who work for medical groups associated with the four big health systems in the Sacramento region is up 65 percent from a decade ago.