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Sep 16, 2014, 18:18 ET
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Name Interim Chief Information Officer

 Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson announced today that Richard (Dick) Daniels will assume the role of interim chief information officer (CIO)...

Sep 16, 2014, 11:30 ET

HIV Clinical Pharmacist Improved Medication Adherence, Lowered Viral Loads

A recent study conducted by a team of researchers from Kaiser Permanente's Mid-Atlantic Region found that the introduction of an HIV clinical...

Sep 15, 2014, 17:23 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Launches New Internal Medicine Residency Program

 Patients in today's changing health care landscape are receiving primary and specialty care more frequently in an outpatient setting versus a...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente and Netherlands' Radboud University Medical Center Team Up to Improve Parkinson's Care

Kaiser Permanente is collaborating with Radboud university medical center, a world leader in Parkinson's disease, to deliver high-quality,...

Sep 09, 2014, 05:20 ET

Los latinos y la obesidad: Consejos para una vida saludable

 No es un secreto que la obesidad en los Estados Unidos es una cuestión urgente, pero lo es aún más en nuestra comunidad latina....

Aug 29, 2014, 12:08 ET
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A Decade After its Launch, Kaiser Permanente's Thrive Campaign Highlights Ease and Accessibility of High-Quality Care in Age of Digital Health

 As consumers adjust to a health care landscape transformed by medical innovation and advancements in digital health, Kaiser Permanente has...

Aug 28, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Healthy Moms Program Helps Women Who Are Obese Limit Weight Gain During Pregnancy

A new study finds that women who are obese can limit their weight gain during pregnancy using conventional weight loss techniques, including...

Aug 19, 2014, 16:30 ET

Kaiser Permanente First Integrated Health Model Plan for Maryland State Employees

 Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States today announced that the integrated health care provider has been named a health plan option for...

Aug 18, 2014, 15:00 ET
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The Sleep, Mood and Physical Consequences of Your Child's Favorite Drink: Caffeine Could Be the Source, Warns Kaiser Permanente Physician

 As though the hormonal changes weren't enough, there may be something else meddling with your teen's mood and sleep cycle. Many kids,...

Aug 13, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Environmental Leader Makes the Case for Hospitals to Help Heal the Planet

 In a newly released book, Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet, Kaiser Permanente's environmental stewardship officer,...

Aug 12, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente First Health Care Provider and Health Plan Named to Billion Dollar Roundtable

The Billion Dollar Roundtable Inc. today announced Kaiser Permanente as one of two new members of its supplier diversity forum. Kaiser Permanente...

Aug 08, 2014, 16:52 ET
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Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Report Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

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

Aug 07, 2014, 15:46 ET

Kaiser Permanente Helps Students Kick Off A Healthy School Year

As part of Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic State's focus on improving school health and wellness, the non-profit organization is sponsoring...

Aug 05, 2014, 00:05 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Shingles Vaccine Remains Effective After Chemotherapy

The herpes zoster vaccine continues to be effective in protecting older adults against shingles, even after they undergo chemotherapy, according to...

Aug 04, 2014, 15:30 ET
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Both Overtreatment and Undertreatment of Patients with High Blood Pressure Linked to Kidney Failure and Death

The mantra for treatment for high blood pressure has been "the lower, the better," but that goal can potentially put patients at risk of kidney...

Aug 01, 2014, 14:09 ET
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National Cancer Institute Awards $7.3 million to Kaiser Permanente for Cancer Clinical Trials, Patient Care Research

 A new five-year, $7.3 million award from the National Cancer Institute will allow Kaiser Permanente to expand its innovative cancer clinical...

Jul 30, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Oregon's No. 1 Health Plan Announces Expansion to Eugene

 Lane County residents will have a new health care option that combines top-quality care with award-winning health coverage. Kaiser Permanente...

Jul 29, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente, Johns Hopkins Medicine Announce Enhanced Strategic Collaboration

 Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine today announced plans to strengthen the successful collaboration between the two health care...

Jul 23, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Study Provides New Perspectives on the Current Clostridium Difficile Epidemic

 More than 80 percent of hospitalized patients who tested positive for Clostridium difficile were tested outside the hospital or within the...

Jul 17, 2014, 17:30 ET
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Sun Damage is More Than Skin Deep: Fighting Melanoma Once Puts You at Greater Risk in the Future

 Are you guilty of skimping on your sunscreen? Many Americans don't take skin cancer seriously, but according to the American Academy of...