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Weekly News Round-Up

Week of March 23 – March 29, 2013

 

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Davis Enterprise

Rotary’s child abuse prevention  

work extends to Kenya

March 29, 2013

Angela Rosas, M.D., medical director of the Sutter BEAR Program and child abuse consultant for Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region, is among a group of professionals heading to Kenya to train health professionals and business leaders in child abuse prevention techniques. The trip is funded by a grant from The Rotary Club of Davis.

 

The Sacramento Bee

Cathie Anderson: French invasion at Sutter (scroll to second story)

March 28, 2013
Au Bon Pain has taken over cafeteria operations for guests and employees at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. The eatery has grab-and-go stations at Sutter Memorial and Sutter General hospitals and will soon open at Sutter Capitol Pavilion. A second, larger cafeteria will be located in the basement of the Anderson Lucchetti Women’s and Children’s Center. Larry Maas, assistant administrator for SMCS’s master site plan, and Jack Breezee, director of nutrition and food services for Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region, are quoted.

 

 

The Sacramento Bee

Integrative Medicine: Sounds icky, but treatment’s promising

March 28, 2013
Kay Judge, M.D., and Maxine Barish-Wreden, M.D., medical directors of Sutter Downtown Integrative Medicine program, talk about a strange new study in the New England Journal of Medicine that shows transferring fecal matter from one person to another works better than current medical therapies to eradicate bacteria from the serious bowl infection Clostridium dificile colitis.

 

The Sacramento Bee

I Care: Her humor helps the healing of hospitalized children

March 25, 2013
As part of national Child Life Month in March, Susan Rumberg, Child Life volunteer at Sutter Children’s Center, Sacramento, is featured in a volunteer spotlight column. Rumburg has been a volunteer with Sutter’s Child Life Program since 2006.

 

A similar story featured Sutter’s Child Life Program can be found in Sacramento Today.

 

The Sacramento Bee

Kudos to: Brenda McCulloch, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, registered nurse

March 25, 2013
Brenda McCulloch, R.N., cardiovascular clinical nurse specialist at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, was recently named clinical nurse specialist of the year by the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.

 

CBS 13

Conquering The Court

March 24, 2013
Andrew Carducci, a high school tennis player from Auburn who suffered major head injuries last year, learned how to walk and talk again thanks to Sutter Rehabilitation Institute. Andrew joined his rehabilitation therapists from SRI during the “Walk for Thought” event to help raise awareness about what it’s like to survive a traumatic brain injury. Greg LeBleu, M.D., physiatrist with SRI, and Olutosin “Tosti” Okon, physical therapist at SRI, were quoted.

 

Times-Herald (Solano and Napa counties)

Sutter launches new advanced care program

March 24, 2013

Sutter Health’s Advanced Illness Management Program launched in Solano County last week. The AIM program extends its reach to Sutter Solano Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Foundation/Sutter Medical Group patients in Solano County. James McGregor, M.D., regional medical director for the AIM program, is quoted.

 

Davis Enterprise

Readers’ Choice: Best Hospital

March 21, 2013
Sutter Davis Hospital was chosen as Best Hospital in the 2013 “Yolo County’s Best” special section of the Davis Enterprise. Other Sutter doctors and services were also chosen in the following categories:

 

Readers’ Choice: Best doctor

 

Readers’ Choice: Best physical therapy

 

Readers’ Choice: Best dermatology/cosmetic surgery

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