Sutter Health Wants Court To Decline To Hear Case Over Its Pricing Strategies
In documents filed Monday, Sutter argues the suit would force the court to interject itself into complex economic and regulatory matters already overseen by the executive and legislative branches.
Sutter Health Asks Court To Dismiss California AG's Antitrust Lawsuit
In a case with broad implications for health-care pricing and transparency, Sutter Health has asked the San Francisco Superior Court to refuse to hear the California attorney general’s antitrust lawsuit because it would impose expensive, unwieldy regulations that would upend Sutter's business. (Anderson, 5/16)
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The Mercury News:
Sutter Health Network Restored; Bereaved Daughter Recounts Ordeal
Sutter Health said service has returned to normal after a network outage, but its effects are likely to linger for a Santa Clara woman who said Wednesday she couldn’t reach a hospice’s 24-hour hotline for many hours after her father’s death at an assisted-living facility. During the outage, which began about 10:30 p.m. Monday, a Sutter spokesperson said sites such as the system’s Santa Rosa center saw relatively little disruption, but that San Francisco’s California Medical Pacific Center was forced to delay some surgeries and Berkeley’s Alta Bates had to cancel some surgeries. (Kelly, 5/16)