Kathy is a Bay Area resident who is living with a chronic, long-term condition. Over the past year, she struggled to find engaged providers who offered care options that fit her needs. Kathy learned about Tera—a virtual-first approach to primary care that is in the Sutter Health Plus network.
Tera, a virtual-first approach to primary care, is an innovative digital health model that was established by Sutter Health prior to the pandemic. With Tera, a dedicated medical team focuses on helping members live their healthiest lives. The Tera care team includes a primary care physician (PCP), licensed nurse, health coach, and nurse practitioner who all provide in-person or virtual care.
Fifteen hospitals in the Sutter Health Plus network achieved recognition as being among the best in California for 2021-2022 by U.S. News & World Report. Hospitals were scored on 32 clinical areas, including adult specialties, procedures, and conditions, and patient experience, patient outcomes, nursing quality, and the adept use of technology.
After more than a year at home, many Californians are ready to hit the road and do some traveling. Before heading out for your next big adventure, it’s important to know where to access care while away from home.
July 1, 2021, will mark the fifth service area expansion for Sutter Health Plus, offering coverage for two new ZIP codes in Nevada County and five new ZIP codes in Placer County effective July 1, 2021. The expansion gives employers and consumers in the expanded service area a new option for healthcare coverage with access to Sutter-affiliated providers.
As a provider-sponsored health plan, Sutter Health Plus is pleased to share IBM Watson Health recently announced its 2021 Fortune Media/IBM Watson Health Top Health Systems award winners, recognizing Sutter Health for helping provide high-quality care at a lower total cost.
Sutter Health Plus members in San Mateo County and surrounding communities now have access to a new Sutter Walk-In Care for everyday health needs. The San Bruno location is at 851 Cherry Ave., Suite 4, in the Bayhill Shopping Center.
Recently, Newsweek magazine named 10 ambulatory surgery centers (ACSs) in the Sutter Health Plus network among the Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers for 2021—with Palo Alto Medication Foundation Surgery Center (PAMF), Palo Alto ranked number one in California!
2020 was a year unlike any other. And yet, through all of the challenges, healthcare providers and health plans have displayed resilience, drove rapid technology innovations, and continuously showcased compassion and caring.
Sutter Health Plus Network Physician Organizations Earn IHA Awards for Quality and Patient Experience
The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) has awarded the “2020 Excellence in Healthcare” award, the highest level of achievement, to Sutter Medical Foundation–Sutter Medical Group for the second year in a row. This award reflects the 2019 performance year in the Align.Measure.Perform (AMP) Commercial HMO program.