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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...


Oct 16, 2018, 12:01 ET All-Stars: Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plans Among Nation's Best

Kaiser Permanente is again among the nation's elite when it comes to providing care and service to its Medicare members. According to the Centers for ...


Oct 16, 2018, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Researchers Find Fewer Heart Attacks, Strokes, and Deaths After Bariatric Surgery compared to Usual Care in Obese People with Diabetes

People with diabetes and severe obesity who had bariatric surgery were 40 percent less likely to have a heart attack or stroke within 5 years than...


Oct 08, 2018, 15:00 ET First Genetic Risk Factor for Erectile Dysfunction Identified

For the first time, a team of researchers has found a specific place in the human genome that raises a person's risk of erectile dysfunction. The...


Oct 03, 2018, 12:01 ET Kaiser Permanente and the Alliance of Health Care Unions Reach Tentative Labor Agreement

Kaiser Permanente and the Alliance of Health Care Unions have reached a Tentative Agreement on a national, 3-year collective bargaining agreement...


Sep 20, 2018, 18:00 ET Care Beyond Compare: Kaiser Permanente Top-Rated by NCQA

"I have a great care team around me. Kaiser Permanente has always been there for me." Those are the words of Gregory Lee, a 45-year-old former...


Sep 10, 2018, 12:01 ET Kaiser Permanente Finalizes Agreement to Enable Carbon Neutrality in 2020

Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest nonprofit integrated health care system, has finalized an agreement for a major renewable energy purchase...


Aug 29, 2018, 14:18 ET More Care and Convenience for More Washingtonians: Kaiser Permanente Announces 5 New Clinics Coming Soon

Kaiser Permanente will expand its number of medical centers to 30 by adding 5 new medical centers over the next 18 months, further expanding...


Aug 23, 2018, 00:01 ET How Low is Too Low? Study Highlights Serious Risks for Intensive Blood Pressure Control

Kaiser Permanente research published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found if patients with hypertension taking prescribed...


Aug 21, 2018, 00:01 ET Large Study Finds HPV Vaccination Does Not Negatively Impact Fertility in Adolescents

Adolescents who receive recommended vaccinations, including for human papillomavirus (or HPV), have no increased risk of primary ovarian...


Aug 20, 2018, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Women with Pregnancy-related Nausea, Vomiting Use Marijuana More

A Kaiser Permanente study, published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, found that women with mild and severe nausea and vomiting in pregnancy were...


Aug 20, 2018, 11:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Named No. 2 on Modern Healthcare's Most Influential People in Health Care

Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the "100 Most Influential People in Healthcare" in...


Aug 13, 2018, 00:01 ET Tdap Vaccination for Pregnant Women Does Not Increase Risk of Autism, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds

A Kaiser Permanente study of more than 80,000 children born over a 4-year period showed that the prenatal Tdap vaccination (tetanus, diphtheria,...


Aug 07, 2018, 11:00 ET Community Health Centers Can Help Boost Rates of Colorectal Cancer Screening, Kaiser Permanente Study Shows

An innovative program in community health centers to mail free colorectal cancer screening tests to patients' homes led to a nearly 4 percentage...


Aug 06, 2018, 17:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Researchers Link Weight-Loss Surgery to Lower Risk of Diabetes Complications

Patients with diabetes and severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery were half as likely to develop certain complications of diabetes than were...


Jul 09, 2018, 17:00 ET Partners of Newly Diagnosed Diabetes Patients More Likely to Adopt Healthy Behaviors

Partners of people with newly diagnosed diabetes are more likely to improve their health behaviors than partners of people without the disease,...


Jun 13, 2018, 05:03 ET Kaiser Permanente and Emory Healthcare Announce New Collaboration for Integrated Care

Emory Healthcare, the clinical arm of Emory University, and Kaiser Permanente will collaborate to develop a new care model that provides Kaiser...


Jun 12, 2018, 01:44 ET Kaiser Permanente Again Tops Annual Consumer Loyalty Study

Kaiser Permanente, for the eighth year in a row, is ranked highest for customer loyalty in the health plan category, according to the NICE Satmetrix...


May 24, 2018, 12:01 ET Kaiser Permanente Researchers Develop New Models for Predicting Suicide Risk

Combining data from electronic health records with results from standardized depression questionnaires better predicts suicide risk in the 90 days...


May 22, 2018, 10:00 ET Kaiser Permanente Garners National Awards for Excellence in Medication Safety

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