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Sep 02, 2015, 00:05 ET
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Large Study of PrEP Use in Clinical Practice Shows No New HIV Infections

In one of the first and largest published evaluations of the use of preexposure prophylaxis (known as PrEP) to prevent HIV infection in a clinical...

Aug 26, 2015, 10:24 ET

Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group Orthopedists Honored with Prestigious Humanitarian Award

Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, presented their distinguished annual Humanitarian Award to Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical...

Aug 24, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson Named No. 3 on Modern Healthcare's List of Most Influential Leaders in Health Care

 Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson has been named the third most influential leader in health care by Modern Healthcare...

Aug 07, 2015, 16:00 ET
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

 Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their respective subsidiaries (KFHP/H) reported today a combined total...

Aug 06, 2015, 16:03 ET

All 29 of Kaiser Permanente's Mid-Atlantic Medical Centers Recognized by NCQA for Patient -Centered Medical Home Model

Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States announced today that its Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group's (MAPMG) primary care practices...

Jul 29, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente's 2014 Annual Report Now Available Online

 Soon after Diana Parret of Fresno enrolled as a Kaiser Permanente member, she was diagnosed with uterine cancer. She underwent a laparoscopic...

Jul 21, 2015, 16:19 ET
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Twenty Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Honored by U.S. News & World Report

 Twenty Kaiser Permanente hospitals are among the nation's elite specialty care providers, according to the U.S. News & World Reports'...

Jul 20, 2015, 13:48 ET
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Most Patients with Chronic Pain Use Alternative Therapies, but Many Don't Tell Their Doctors

 More than half of chronic pain patients in a managed care setting reported using chiropractic care or acupuncture or both, but many of these...

Jul 20, 2015, 05:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Celebrates 70 Years as the Nation's First Fully Integrated Health Plan and Health Care Provider

It began on July 21, 1945 as an experiment, expanding what had been a benefit for wartime shipyard and steel-mill workers into a novel, pre-paid...

Jul 09, 2015, 15:27 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Named Among 2015's Most Wired Health Care Companies

Kaiser Permanente's California hospitals received high marks today for being among the top 2015 Most Wired™ health care organizations in the...

Jun 25, 2015, 21:34 ET
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Kaiser Permanente And United Nations Celebrate 70th Anniversary Of UN Charter In San Francisco

 Kaiser Permanente is proud to announce that it will be a co-host at the United Nations Foundation's celebration of the UN's 70th anniversary...

Jun 24, 2015, 17:30 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Named a Best Place to Work in IT For Sixth Consecutive Year by Computerworld Magazine

 Kaiser Permanente announced today that it was named one of the top 100 Best Places to Work in IT by Computerworld magazine for the sixth...

Jun 23, 2015, 12:00 ET
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National Business Group on Health Honors Kaiser Permanente With Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® Award

 The National Business Group on Health, a nonprofit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Kaiser Permanente for its ongoing...

Jun 16, 2015, 15:23 ET
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Higher Quality Screening Colonoscopies Associated With Lower Lifetime Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Death

Improving colonoscopy quality through higher detection rates for a particular type of polyp may be associated with as much as a 60 percent lower...

Jun 16, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Honored for Health IT Innovation with CIO 100 Award

Kaiser Permanente recently was honored by IDG's CIO magazine as one of the 2015 CIO 100 award winners for using technology to improve the health...

Jun 11, 2015, 12:00 ET

Kaiser Permanente to Open New Medical Offices in Frisco

 Kaiser Permanente Colorado today announced the location of its first medical office building in Colorado's mountain communities. The new...

Jun 10, 2015, 17:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Helps Community Health Centers Implement New Medication Protocol Aimed at Reducing Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

 Prescriptions for a medication regimen to reduce heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes increased by nearly 40 percent after...

Jun 09, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Clinicians Reluctant to Prescribe Medication That Counteracts the Effects of an Opioid Overdose

A variety of factors, including questions about risk and reluctance to offend patients, limits clinician willingness to prescribe a potentially...

Jun 07, 2015, 14:55 ET
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Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions Reach Unique 3-Year Contract Agreement

Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions have reached a tentative agreement in the largest private-sector contract talks in...

Jun 06, 2015, 17:10 ET
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Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions Reach Unique 3-Year Contract Agreement

 Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions have reached a tentative agreement in the largest private-sector contract...