Posts made in December, 2011

Despite Industry-Leading Wages & Benefits for Nurses at Sutter Health, California Nurses Union Calls Holiday Strike

For more information, hospital media contacts, and the latest news on the strikes and negotiations with the California Nurses Union, please call the Sutter Health Media Line
(916) 286-6695 –News media only

The California Nurses Union has announced their intent to strike Mills-Peninsula and three other Bay Area hospitals affiliated with Sutter Health on Thursday, December 22. At Mills-Peninsula, striking nurses will return on Saturday, Dec. 24.

The union has also given formal strike notice at: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Sutter Delta Medical Center, Sutter Solano Medical Center and Eden Medical Center and could issue strike notice at that hospital as well. Read More

Mills-Peninsula Ranked as a Top Hospital in Nation by The Leap Frog Group


The Leapfrog Group’s annual class of top hospitals – 65 from a field of nearly 1,200 – was announced December 6, 2011, in Washington, D.C., and included Mills-Peninsula Health Services in Burlingame, California, for the second time in two years. The announcement came at Leapfrog’s Annual Meeting where the group celebrated the five-year anniversary of its ground breaking Never Events Policy.

Accepting the award for Mills-Peninsula Health Services was Chief Operating Officer Dolores Gomez.



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