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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...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Sunnyside Medical Center Receives Highest Scores for Heart Surgeries

 If you need heart surgery, there is no better place to receive excellent care than Kaiser Permanente's Sunnyside Medical Center near Portland,...

Jul 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Nineteen Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Honored by U.S. News & World Report

 Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center is rated among the top 40 U.S. hospitals for cardiology and heart care, and 18 other Kaiser...

Jul 14, 2014, 16:00 ET
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New Article Provides Pathway to Future Secure Email Research

 Does being able to email your doctor mean less time in the doctor's office? Preliminary research is mixed, but in the latest issue of the...

Jul 09, 2014, 14:00 ET
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It Takes More than an Electronic Health Record to be Most Wired

 Kaiser Permanente's California hospitals were named on Hospitals & Health Networks magazine's Health Care's Most Wired 2014 Survey list...

Jul 07, 2014, 08:00 ET
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University of Virginia's Richard Shannon, MD, Appointed to Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Boards

 Richard Shannon, MD, executive vice president for Health Affairs for the University of Virginia, has joined the boards of directors of Kaiser...

Jul 01, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Opens New Showcase Hospital in Oakland, the City Where Innovative Health-Care System was Born

 Kaiser Permanente today opened a sparkling new medical center in central Oakland, the headquarters city where the nation's largest non-profit,...

Jun 27, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Two Young Girls Help Their Father Rebuild Strength After Cancer Treatment

 When friends asked Warren Keppler what he wanted out of fatherhood back in 2004, his answer came naturally: "I want to run with my girls."...

Jun 26, 2014, 11:00 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 non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Kaiser Permanente for its ongoing commitment...

Jun 25, 2014, 13:00 ET
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For Gastric Bypass Patients, Percent of Excess Weight Loss Differs by Race and Ethnicity, Study Finds

Non-Hispanic white patients who underwent a gastric bypass procedure lost slightly more weight over a...

Jun 25, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Paper: Electronic Surveillance Program Targets Care Gaps in Outpatient Settings

 An innovative framework for identifying and addressing potential gaps in health care in outpatient settings using electronic clinical...

Jun 24, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Study Finds High CD4 Cell Counts Associated With a Reduced Risk of Ischemic Stroke for Those with HIV

A 15-year study found that HIV-positive individuals had a 40 percent increased risk of ischemic stroke, however stroke rates were nearly the same...

Jun 23, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Named No. 45 on Computerworld Magazine's List of Best Places to Work in IT

 Kaiser Permanente announced today that it ranked No. 45 out of more than 430 organizations nominated for Computerworld magazine's 2014 list of...

Jun 05, 2014, 21:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Wins National Environmental Awards

Kaiser Permanente has received a record 32 environmental excellence awards this year from Practice Greenhealth, the national membership...

Jun 04, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Flagship App Surpasses 1 Million Downloads

 Kaiser Permanente announced today that its flagship app, the KP App, has been downloaded more than 1 million times. The app empowers members...

Jun 03, 2014, 12:30 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Commits to Purchasing Furniture Free from Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals

 Concerned about increasing levels of potentially harmful chemicals in the environment, Kaiser Permanente announced Tuesday that it will stop...

Jun 03, 2014, 10:08 ET

Kaiser Permanente Proud to Serve Medicaid Enrollees in Maryland

 Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States is proud to work with the state of Maryland to provide health care to Medicaid...

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