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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...

Jun 03, 2014, 08:00 ET

Datos recientes indican que los latinos corren un mayor riesgo de sufrir de la enfermedad de Alzheimer

Nuevas investigaciones científicas revelan que la enfermedad de Alzheimer es un problema significativo para los latinos de edad avanzada y sus...

Jun 02, 2014, 16:00 ET
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Study Finds Risk of Recurrence Low in Smallest HER2+ Breast Cancer Tumors

 Patients with specific HER2+ breast cancer tumors have a low risk of the cancer recurring five years after diagnosis, even without...

May 29, 2014, 17:00 ET
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Reduced Kidney Function Associated With Higher Risk of Renal and Urothelial Cancer

A key measure of reduced kidney function and chronic kidney disease — reduced glomerular filtration rate — is an independent risk...

May 29, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Honored for Excellence in Appropriate and Safe Use of Medications

 Pharmacy Quality Alliance announced that Kaiser Permanente earned four out of the six Quality Awards presented today. This honor recognizes...

May 22, 2014, 16:00 ET
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Kaiser Permanente Collects More Than 8,200 Pounds of Unwanted Medications on 'Drug Take Back Day'

Kaiser Permanente facilities in California, Washington and Oregon collected 8,255 pounds of unwanted medications as part of the Drug Enforcement...

May 15, 2014, 13:30 ET
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How a Stressful High-Risk Pregnancy - with the Right Support - Resulted in a Healthy Baby Boy

On a February morning in 2013, Tisha Arroyo breathed her first sigh of relief in six months. She was 24 weeks pregnant, and though the relief of...

May 09, 2014, 15:15 ET
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Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Report First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

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

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