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May 06, 2019, 08:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Launches Social Health Network to Address Social Needs on a Broad Scale

Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest nonprofit, integrated health system, is launching Thrive Local, the most comprehensive, far-reaching social...


May 02, 2019, 13:02 ET Kaiser Permanente Joins National Academy of Medicine in Fight Against the Opioid Crisis

Kaiser Permanente has joined the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic. This public-private...


May 02, 2019, 07:00 ET Kaiser Permanente physician-scientist wins suicide prevention award

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has chosen Dr. Greg Simon, MD, MPH, to receive this year's Research Award at its Lifesavers...


Apr 24, 2019, 00:01 ET Reducing care needs of teens with substance-abuse disorders

Screenings, interventions, and referrals can help adolescent teens overcome substance abuse in the short-term. Less is known about the long-term...


Apr 19, 2019, 07:00 ET Study: Opioid dose variability may be a risk factor for opioid overdose

Patients prescribed opioid pain medications whose doses varied over time were 3 times more likely to experience an overdose than patients prescribed...


Apr 05, 2019, 13:00 ET More care, convenience coming to South Lake Union

Kaiser Permanente is bringing its unique model of coordinated care to South Lake Union, further expanding patients' access to their choice of...


Apr 01, 2019, 11:58 ET Increasing Access to Top-Quality Care: Kaiser Permanente Opens New State-of-the-Art Medical Center in Alexandria, Va.

Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest not-for-profit, integrated health care system, opened a new 40,000-square-foot medical center today at The...


Mar 21, 2019, 16:30 ET Kaiser Permanente Ranked Top Performing Health Plan

Kaiser Permanente Washington's care and coverage combined model earned top ranking in the nation for helping members manage acute conditions and...


Mar 20, 2019, 14:56 ET New Medical Assistant apprenticeships are investing in employees to provide innovative health care of the future

Our region has a growing need for both Medical Assistants and for good career-path jobs. Now a new partnership between labor unions and health care...


Mar 18, 2019, 15:50 ET NBA and Kaiser Permanente host Total Health Forum

The fourth annual Total Health Forum will be held on Thursday, March 21, at Tribeca 360 in New York, the National Basketball Association and Kaiser...


Mar 14, 2019, 10:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Names Tami Lamp Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Kaiser Permanente announced that Tami Lamp has been selected as senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Kaiser Foundation Health...


Mar 12, 2019, 12:00 ET Warriors, Kaiser Permanente Partner For Educational Equity

The Warriors Community Foundation and Kaiser Permanente announced a partnership to create Generation Thrive, an innovative initiative that aims to...


Mar 11, 2019, 13:30 ET New Kaiser Permanente Partnership Aims to End Chronic Homelessness in 15 Communities

At the annual South by Southwest Conference, Kaiser Permanente today announced a partnership with Community Solutions to help accelerate efforts to...


Feb 27, 2019, 10:30 ET Kaiser Permanente Improves Emergency Care for Patients With Chest Pain

Emergency physicians at Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Southern California reduced hospital admissions and cardiac stress testing by using new...


Feb 19, 2019, 09:00 ET Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine to Open Summer 2020

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine announced today that it has received preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical...


Feb 08, 2019, 16:05 ET Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report 2018 Financial Results

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their respective subsidiaries (KFHP/H) reported 2018 annual financial results....


Jan 24, 2019, 14:09 ET Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States' Cancer Program Receives Accreditation From American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer

The Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons, has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the cancer ...


Jan 15, 2019, 18:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Announces Three Initiatives to Improve Community Health by Tackling Housing Insecurity

Kaiser Permanente today unveiled several major initiatives that will improve health outcomes by creating stable housing for vulnerable populations....


Dec 06, 2018, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Announces Senior Leadership Team

The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine reached a significant milestone today as it announced the newest members of its senior leadership team,...


Dec 04, 2018, 13:40 ET Kaiser Permanente Donates $1.65 Million to California Wildfire Recovery Efforts

Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health system, committed up to $1.65 million to support relief and recovery efforts in communities ...


Nov 27, 2018, 18:00 ET More STEM Learning Access for Underrepresented Students

Kaiser Permanente today announced that it has joined with Washington STEM to support smart, scalable solutions that lead to opportunities for those...


Nov 20, 2018, 15:46 ET Kaiser Permanente Announces New Gig Harbor Location

Patients will soon have more choices for convenient, connected care as Kaiser Permanente today revealed the upcoming opening of its newest location....


Nov 16, 2018, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Helps Oakland International Airport Passengers Reduce Stress and Maintain Good Mental Health

Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health care system, has introduced some practical and whimsical ways for passengers departing...


Nov 15, 2018, 14:06 ET New National Agreement Between Kaiser Permanente and the Alliance of Health Care Unions Ratified

A new 3-year collective bargaining agreement between Kaiser Permanente and the Alliance of Health Care Unions is now in effect through September 30,...


Oct 29, 2018, 17:00 ET Gastric Bypass Surgery Associated with Greater Weight Loss in Adults Than Other Procedures

Adults with severe obesity had greater initial and sustained weight loss with gastric bypass surgery than either sleeve gastrectomy or adjustable...