Explore the Options: Living Well With Osteoarthritis

Posted on Nov 4, 2014

Golf, family time, long walks with the dog: Hip and knee pain are not on your to-do list. And thanks to the variety of treatment options, osteoarthritis patients can stay active and maintain a high quality of life.

From ice and heat applications to arthroscopy to total joint replacement, well-informed patients choose not to become sedentary or to live with pain.

Benjamin Busfield, M.D.

Benjamin Busfield, M.D.

“These patients are more demanding in a good way,” says Benjamin Busfield, M.D., FAAOS, an orthopedic surgeon with Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation. “They demand quality lifestyles.” Read More

Physician Panel: Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

cancer prevention treatmentCome join us for an interactive discussion about cancer prevention and new treatment available. Sutter Delta’s surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists will join together to talk with you about the complex nature of cancer, prevention strategies, treatment and recovery.

When: Saturday, October 11
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Sutter Delta Medical Center, 3901 Lone Tree Way, Antioch, CA.

For more information, please call (925) 779-3608 or send an email to:

Three Hospitals, One Mission—Delivering Compassionate Care One Patient at a Time

Posted on Sep 5, 2013

We’ve talked about the importance of working together as a region to create a network of care for our patients. Thanks to your hard work, it’s paid off!

Watch the story of Kimberly Noack, whose life was transformed because of the compassionate care delivered by our staff at all three medical centers from Sutter Health’s East Bay.

Kimberly Noack, a grateful Sutter patient

Sutter Health EBR Employees ‘Embrace, Encourage and Empower’ by Participating in the SF Pride Parade

Posted on Jul 3, 2013

Sutter Health East Bay Region employees participate in SF Pride Parade, holding banner along with Sutter West Bay Region colleagues

(SF Pride Photos courtesy of Gus Hernandez, communications associate, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), West Bay Region)

On Sunday, June 30, many East Bay Region (EBR) employees took part in their first San Francisco Pride Parade.

“With all the recent political victories for LGBT rights, this is the year to be in the parade!” said pride participant Ryan Cook, R.N., project manager in nursing administration at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. Read More

Improving Patient Care in the East Bay

Posted on Mar 20, 2013

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

Sutter Delta’s Advanced Wound Care Center Helps Heal Pressure Ulcers/Bed Sores–A Hidden Epidemic Affecting Millions

Posted on Feb 1, 2013

Large bandaid in shape of a heart Commonly known as bed sores,  pressure ulcers are a serious clinical condition.

Pressure ulcers are painful skin sores that develop when a person stays in one position for too long without moving or shifting their weight.

This reduces the blood flow and causes the surrounding tissue to die and the sores to appear. Read More