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23 Jun, 2017, 13:34 ET Statement by Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, Kaiser Permanente, on the Draft Text of the Better Care Reconciliation Act

"Kaiser Permanente believes progress in health care should be judged on access, affordability and outcomes. Changes to our nation's health...


21 Jun, 2017, 11:00 ET Veteran Health Care Leader Named Kaiser Permanente Chief Nurse Executive

Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health system, announced today that Linda Knodel has been named chief nurse executive and senior...


13 Jun, 2017, 10:00 ET Taking Diabetes Medications as Prescribed, Exercising Frequently and Managing Weight Linked to Better Blood Sugar Control

People with diabetes who took their medications at least 80 percent of the time and people who exercised four or more times per week were at lower...


30 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Health Care Members Speak: Kaiser Permanente Gets High Marks for Satisfaction in J.D. Power Annual Study

Kaiser Permanente members in six geographic areas are, once again, more satisfied with their health plans than members of any other health plan...


24 May, 2017, 12:01 ET Kaiser Permanente Garners National Awards for Excellence in Medication Safety

For the seventh year in a row, Kaiser Permanente has earned the Pharmacy Quality Alliance's Excellence in Quality Award for high achievement in...


11 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Honored as Corporate Partner of the Year for Inclusive Student Internship Program

In recognition of its commitment to fostering inclusion and equity in a workforce that reflects the highly diverse communities it serves, Kaiser...


10 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program at Kaiser Permanente Significantly Improves Surgical Outcomes

A comprehensive Enhanced Recovery After Surgery program implemented in Kaiser Permanente's 20 Northern California medical centers involved nearly...


08 May, 2017, 08:00 ET David J. Barger Joins Boards of Directors for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals

OAKLAND, Calif., May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- David J. Barger, a longtime leader in the aviation transportation industry, has been named to the...


03 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Ranked No. 2 on DiversityInc's 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Kaiser Permanente, the largest integrated health system in the U.S., has earned the No. 2 ranking on the 2017 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list,...


02 May, 2017, 12:01 ET Richard S. Isaacs, MD, to Assume Roles of Executive Director and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group and President and CEO of Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group

The Permanente Medical Group and Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group announced that Richard S. Isaacs, MD, FACS, will officially assume the roles...


02 May, 2017, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Honored with 17 Environmental Excellence Awards for Leadership in Health Care Sustainability

In recognition of its groundbreaking achievement and innovation in health care sustainability, Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated...


25 Apr, 2017, 12:07 ET Kaiser Permanente Study: For Patients With Positive Fecal Screening Test, Sooner is Better for Follow-Up Colonoscopy

The risk of colorectal cancer increased significantly when colonoscopy was delayed by more than nine months following a positive fecal screening...


11 Apr, 2017, 12:01 ET Kaiser Permanente Study Tests New Way to Reduce 'Vaccine Hesitancy'

Results are promising for a new approach to reducing "vaccine hesitancy," which happens when parents' concerns about vaccine safety lead them to...


03 Apr, 2017, 11:18 ET Kaiser Permanente Northern California Names New Chief Financial Officer

Kaiser Permanente Northern California today announced that senior executive CJ Bhalla has been selected as its new senior vice president and chief...


03 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET Maternal Pertussis Vaccination Reduces Risk for Newborns by More Than 90 Percent

Among infants of women who received the Tdap pertussis booster vaccine during pregnancy, the risk of contracting pertussis was reduced by an...


31 Mar, 2017, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente earns "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" designation in Healthcare Equality Index

All 38 of Kaiser Permanente's hospitals have been recognized as a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation...


20 Mar, 2017, 11:30 ET Kaiser Permanente and Bartell Drugs Add New CareClinic in Des Moines

CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs opened today at 21615 Pacific Highway South, providing Des Moines residents with access to...


06 Mar, 2017, 09:40 ET Kaiser Permanente Now Providing Care Across the State of Washington

Kaiser Permanente, one of the nation's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans, today expanded access to integrated care and...


01 Mar, 2017, 13:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Names New Senior Vice President for Revenue Management

Le Anne Trachok, a veteran financial leadership executive with extensive experience in health care, has been named senior vice president, Revenue...


27 Feb, 2017, 19:13 ET Kaiser Permanente's Chief Financial Officer Named to Modern Healthcare's First "Women to Watch" List

Kathy Lancaster, Kaiser Permanente's executive vice president and chief financial officer, has been named to Modern Healthcare's "Women to Watch"...


24 Feb, 2017, 12:44 ET Kaiser Permanente Names Jim Simpson President of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia

Kaiser Permanente announced today that Jim Simpson has been named president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia. Simpson brings two...


21 Feb, 2017, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Testosterone Replacement Therapy Reduces Cardiovascular Risk Among Men with Androgen Deficiency

Men who used testosterone replacement therapy to treat symptoms of androgen deficiency had a 33 percent lower risk of cardiovascular events such as...


20 Feb, 2017, 11:00 ET Sepsis Risk Prediction Model Decreases Use of Antibiotics in Newborns

Kaiser Permanente, the largest integrated health system in the nation, led the development of a neonatal sepsis risk calculator that has safely...


13 Feb, 2017, 16:44 ET Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Annual Financial Results for 2016

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their respective subsidiaries (KFHP/H) reported their 2016 annual financial...


01 Feb, 2017, 10:30 ET Kaiser Permanente, a National Leader in Integrated Health Care and Coverage, Completes Acquisition of Group Health Cooperative in Washington State

Kaiser Permanente's acquisition of Group Health Cooperative became final today, and with that, Group Health's more than 651,000 members and more...