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Sutter Health improves its operating margin, reports less demand for charity care
Sacramento Business Journal

Sutter Health swung to a healthy operating surplus in 2014, according to a new financial report released Friday. The nonprofit Sacramento-based health system reported operating income of $419 million, up from a loss of $22 million in 2013. Sutter’s total revenue rose 5.3 percent to $10.16 billion. The company reported net income of $402 million, up 34 percent from $300 million in 2013. These figures translate to a profit margin of 4 percent in 2014 versus 3.1 percent in 2013.