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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...

Nov 07, 2014, 16:15 ET
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Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Report Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

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

Nov 07, 2014, 16:12 ET
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Across the West Coast, Health Care Workers Gather for Ebola Educational Session

 Frontline health care workers gathered this morning for the largest Ebola safety educational session on the West Coast. Health care workers,...

Oct 30, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Receive Highest Ratings in Latest Patient Safety Scorecard

When Hal Miner was rushed to a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Southern California several years ago, complaining of severe headaches and unable to...

Oct 26, 2014, 21:35 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Calls For Highest Honor and Best Treatment For Volunteers Returning From Fighting Ebola in West Africa

 Kaiser Permanente today called upon public officials, public health experts and leaders in health care to join in helping ensure that...

Oct 23, 2014, 18:52 ET
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Study Finds Significant Increase in Rates of Type 1 Diabetes Among U.S. Non-Hispanic White Youth

 The rate of non-Hispanic white youth diagnosed with type 1 diabetes increased significantly from 2002 to 2009 in all but the youngest age...

Oct 23, 2014, 18:27 ET
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Mother's Gestational Diabetes Linked to Daughters Being Overweight Later

Women who developed gestational diabetes and were overweight before pregnancy were at a higher risk of having daughters who were obese later in...

Oct 21, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente's Mail-Order Pharmacy Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for 6th Year in Row

 For the 6th consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente's mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by the J.D. Power and...

Oct 20, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Recognized as a Leader in LGBT Health Care Equality

Kaiser Permanente has been recognized as a leader in LGBT health care equality in the Healthcare Equality Index 2014 report, an annual survey...

Oct 17, 2014, 16:16 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Southern California Pledges to Cut Colorectal Cancer Deaths in Half

Kaiser Permanente Southern California announced today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Care Symposium in Boston, that it is...