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    Privacy and Outside Links

    We make the following assurances of privacy for visitors to our website.

    Sutter Amador Hospital's (SAH) website is designed to provide useful health information about our organization and to connect users with physicians, facilities, services and employment opportunities at SAH.

    Our website does not contain any advertising for products by third parties, nor do we share any of your information with other parties except as authorized by law.

    Your Health Information and Your Privacy

    What is this Notice and Why it is Important

    This notice is required by law to inform you of how your health information will be protected, how SAH may use or disclose your health information, and about your rights regarding your health information.

    Privacy Notice

    Notice of Privacy Practices

    Download a PDF version of the Notice of Privacy Practices.

    This notice describes how your medical information may be used and disclosed by SAH and how you can get access to this information.

    Please review it carefully.
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    Patient and Quality of Care Are Important Issues at Sutter Amador Hospital

    When individuals have concerns about patient care and safety in the hospital, they are encouraged to contact Hospital Administration at 209-223-7500 or Quality Management at 209-223-7419. Addressing issues related to patient care and safety are important and the hospital will make every effort to resolve the issues. If the concerns cannot be resolved by the hospital, individuals may contact the Joint Commission.

    The public may contact the Joint Commission's Office of Quality Monitoring to report any concerns or register complaints about a Joint Commission-accredited health care organization by either calling 1/800-994-6610 or e-mailing patientsafetyreport@jointcommission.org

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    Funding of the Sutter Amador Hospital Website

    The SAH website is funded entirely by the operating income of the hospital. We do not except external advertising income in exchange for promotion of any product or service via our Web site.
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    Our Health Information

    All health related information, provided via our website, is intended to inform visitors about illnesses and conditions and ways to maintain optimum health. While we try to keep the information as accurate as possible, we disclaim any implied warranty or representation about its accuracy or completeness. The reader assumes full responsibility for using the information on this site. SAH is neither responsible nor liable for any claim, loss or damage resulting from the use of information on this site. It is not intended to diagnose physical personal physical conditions and is not a substitute for consultation with one's own personal health care provider.

    Questions, concerns, or suggestions can be directed to SAH. Please do not include any confidential communication, such as health information, in any e-mail to us.

    Address:

    Sutter Amador Hospital
    200 Mission Blvd
    Jackson, CA 95642

    Phone: (209) 223-7500

    E-mail Public Relations

    Comments or questions will be routed to the appropriate individual within the organization.

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    Web Statistics Information

    We keep track of visits to our Web site via an automatic monitoring program that tells us, among other things, how many visits are made to the site; the time of day and date of those visits; and the areas visited. The monitoring program does not provide us with any personal information about a visitor. We cannot discern the name, address or any other personal information about visitors to our site.

    This information is used to evaluate the effectiveness of our site. It helps us answer questions such as these: Are we providing information on our Web site that is useful? Which information is most useful? How have we made you aware that our Web site exists?

    If we wish to gather personal information, it will be requested via a form on the site that the user voluntarily completes and submits. The form will describe the way the information will be used.
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    Links to Outside Sites

    SAH's website has links to other Internet pages, which might have information on health topics of interest to you.

    SAH, however, does not sponsor or endorse any of these sites, nor does SAH guarantee the accuracy of the information contained on them. In addition, SAH has no control over the privacy practices of external Web sites. The user should read and understand the policies of all Web sites with respect to their privacy practices. These links are provided for your general information and should NOT be relied upon for personal diagnosis or treatment. If you have questions, please contact your health care provider.
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