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Jan 22, 2015, 14:09 ET
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350 Kaiser Permanente Clinics Receive HIMSS Analytics' Stage 7 Ambulatory Award

 Kaiser Permanente announced today that 350 of its ambulatory clinics received the Stage 7 Ambulatory Award from HIMSS Analytics. The award...

Jan 22, 2015, 09:00 ET
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NBA Announces Kaiser Permanente As First-Ever Health Care Partner

 Kaiser Permanente and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today a new multiyear strategic partnership that will focus on...

Jan 19, 2015, 00:01 ET
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Study Identifies Geographic Clusters of Underimmunization in Northern California

Researchers used spatial analysis software and electronic medical records to identify clusters of underimmunization and vaccine refusal among...

Jan 16, 2015, 14:45 ET
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Dramatic Decline in Risk for Heart Attacks Among HIV-Positive Members of Kaiser Permanente in California

 Previously reported increased risk of heart attacks among HIV-positive individuals has been largely reversed in recent years for...

Jan 15, 2015, 19:32 ET
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Cynthia A. Telles, PhD, Honored by the MLK Community Health Foundation

 Kaiser Permanente joins others nationwide in congratulating Cynthia A. Telles, PhD, for her recognition by the MLK Community Health...

Jan 05, 2015, 19:29 ET
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Twelve-Year Study Confirms Overall Safety of Measles Vaccines

 A 12-year study of two measles-containing vaccines, published today in Pediatrics, found that seven main adverse outcomes were unlikely after...

Dec 23, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Wins Five eHealthcare Leadership Awards

 Kaiser Permanente has received five 2014 eHealthcare Leadership Awards, including one of only five organizations to receive the highest honor...

Dec 22, 2014, 16:31 ET

Maryland Health Care Commission Names Kaiser Permanente 2014 Best HMO Plan

Maryland Health Care Commission's (MHCC) 2014 Quality Report ranked Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States as the highest scoring health...

Dec 22, 2014, 15:28 ET
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Prevention as a Priority: Kaiser Permanente Rated Highest by NCQA for Breast, Colorectal-Cancer Screenings

 Geborah is a mom, family therapist, and Medicare member at Kaiser Permanente in Southern California. And thanks to Kaiser Permanente's...

Dec 18, 2014, 15:20 ET

Kaiser Permanente Announces 2015 Plan for New Medical Center

 Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, an award-winning integrated care delivery system announced plans today for a new medical center...

Dec 18, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Self-Reported Daily Exercise Associated with Lower Blood Pressure, Glucose Readings in Adults

Self-reported moderate to vigorous exercise was associated with lower blood pressure and blood glucose levels in a Kaiser Permanente study...

Dec 17, 2014, 17:00 ET
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New Research Demonstrates Benefits of National and International Device Registries

 An unprecedented collaboration among researchers from Kaiser Permanente, Weill Cornell Medical College, and worldwide registries demonstrates...

Dec 16, 2014, 11:00 ET
Kaiser Permanente's new Redwood City Hospital is a regional center for neurological care, and the third of three new hospitals the health care leader has opened in Northern California in 2014.

Kaiser Permanente's New Redwood City Hospital Opens, Capping a Year of Remarkable Growth

 Kaiser Permanente today opened a new replacement hospital at its Redwood City Medical Center, concluding an unprecedented period of growth....

Dec 04, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Claire Tamo Joins The Permanente Federation as Chief Financial Officer

 Claire Tamo has joined The Permanente Federation ("the Federation") as chief financial officer. In this role, Claire will oversee the...

Nov 25, 2014, 12:05 ET

Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group Physicians Named Among the Elite by Baltimore Magazine in 2014 'Top Doctors' Issue

Thirty Seven Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (MAPMG) physicians have been selected as 2014 "Top Doctors" in the November issue of Baltimore...

Nov 21, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Digoxin Associated With Higher Risk of Death and Hospitalization in Adults With Atrial Fibrillation and No Heart Failure

 Digoxin, a drug commonly used to treat heart conditions, was associated with a 71 percent higher risk of death and a 63 percent higher risk of...

Nov 20, 2014, 15:18 ET
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Covered California Gives Kaiser Permanente's Health Plans Highest Quality Rating

 When Diana Parret of Fresno lost her job, she also lost her health insurance. She hadn't seen a doctor in months, but the pain she felt in her...

Nov 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States' Medicare Plan Receives the Highest Possible Rating for the Third Straight Year

Kaiser Permanente of Mid-Atlantic States announced today that its Medicare health plan has again received an overall rating of 5...

Nov 17, 2014, 15:14 ET
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Automated Reminders Improve Medication Adherence and Cholesterol Control

People who received automated reminders were more likely to refill their blood pressure and cholesterol medications, according to a study published...

Nov 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States Ranks No. 1 in the Nation on Five Commercial Health Plan Quality Measures

Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States is No. 1 in the nation out of nearly 500 commercial health plans for breast cancer screening and four...