For the second consecutive year, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF) has been recognized for medical excellence as a “Pay for Performance” (P4P) “Top Performing” winner by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA).Read More about SEBMF Honored as Statewide Leader in Clinical Quality
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.Read More about Three Hospitals, One Mission—Delivering Compassionate Care One Patient at a Time
We are excited to announce the launch of Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation’s Facebook page. With it we will share upcoming events and news, as well as articles, pictures and video about a variety of health and wellness topics. We invite you to join the conversation and we hope you’ll be actively engaged with us. Let us know if there’s a topic you’d like to hear about, or a question we can answer for you. Please take a moment to visit and “Like” SEBMF on Facebook!
This holiday season, spend time celebrating with your family and friends—not the flu bug.
“Don’t neglect your health because you are too busy. Simple things like getting your flu shot can help you ring in the New Year in good health, and stay well all year long,” says Sally Beazlie-Walker, D.O., who practices family medicine with Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF) and is affiliated with Eden Medical Center.
Here are a few simple tips from Dr. Beazlie-Walker to help you and your family make this holiday the best ever. Read More about 10 Tips for Holiday Health
“It’s an honor,” said Dr. Santoro, who is president and CEO of the East Bay Physicians Medical Group. “The Sutter Medical Network is dedicated to providing best-practice patient focused care—it’s an opportunity for us to have a voice in this important, shared priority.”
Designed by physicians, the Sutter Medical Network includes many of California’s top-performing, highest quality physician organizations as measured annually by the Integrated Healthcare Organization. Read More about Congratulations Dr. Sam Santoro
On October 16, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation welcomed patients with diabetes to an interactive Diabetes Health Fair at its Albany Care Center. The Diabetes Health Fair brought the Patient Centered Medical Home concept to life through a “one-stop shop” of services and education designed to help patients self-manage their medical conditions.
“Patients with diabetes have to stay involved in their care and it can be hard to get patients to manage their condition,” said Nina Birnbaum, M.D., care center site lead. “We wanted to come up with a way to support patients and help them take care of themselves.” Read More about Albany Care Center Takes New Approach to Improve Diabetes Care
One of every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Early detection through annual mammograms is the key to increasing survival rates.
The aim of Breast Cancer Awareness Month is to promote mammography as the most effective weapon in the fight against breast cancer.
The American College of Radiologists recommends yearly mammography screenings after the age of 40. Family history and risk factors are important to discuss with your doctor.
Need a screening mammogram?
Saturday morning screening appointments are available in October at the Sutter Castro Valley Medical Office Building Imaging Department at 20101 Lake Chabot Road. Read More about October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
For the second consecutive year, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF) has been recognized for statewide leadership in medical excellence as a “Pay for Performance” (P4P) “Top Performing” award winner by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA).
“This is an incredible achievement,” said leader Dr. Louis Wu, medical director and CMO for the East Bay Physicians Medical Group. “It validates all the hard work we’ve done.” Read More about SEBMF Honored as Statewide Leader in Clinical Quality
In order to better serve our patients, we are now offering extended hours in our Albany and Orinda Care Centers.
In Albany, appointments are available Monday – Thursday from 5:30 – 9 pm with Melissa Chan, MD, Family Practice. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 510-204-8130.
In the Orinda Care Center, appointments are available on Monday evenings from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, with Celso Taborga, MD, Family Practice and Moonney Lee, PA-C, Primary Care. Appointments may be scheduled by calling 510-204-8180.
Call today to schedule your appointment as these spots are filling quickly!