Kaiser Permanente is investing $2 million to develop strategies that can prevent gun violence injuries and deaths. It's the first such investment for the Oakland, Calif.-based integrated health system.
About 30% of the $3.4 trillion spent on healthcare services each year is thought to be unnecessary or wasteful. Health systems, supported by the transition to value-based payment, are changing how they practice to try to tackle the problem.
Protests at 32 Kaiser Permanente hospitals across California began Wednesday and are expected to continue until March 9. The workers are demonstrating against anticipated layoffs and wage cuts.
The opportunity is right for a reset of the national discussion on healthcare. Momentum is building for us to set aside politics and lead transformational change with high-quality, affordable healthcare at the center of the national agenda.
Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente has its newest health plan acquisition in Washington state to thank for what might be its largest year-over-year revenue growth.
The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference kicked off in San Francisco on Monday with news of more cost-cutting measures by Tenet and continued success on the ACA exchanges for Centene. Our reporters Shelby Livingston and Tara Bannow are there to offer daily observations and news.
Kaiser Permanente leaders describe the harrowing experience of evacuating the Santa Rosa, Calif., hospital during fires in the fall.
At Kaiser Permanente, Medicaid patients, those dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare, and children are targeted to take an assessment of their social health needs.
Hospital design is moving beyond cosmetic changes to please patients by adding features that give them more control.
Innovations in quality measurement focus on ways to gather information on patients and communities that go beyond clinical processes and outcomes.
Kaiser Permanente reported double-digit increases in operating revenue, operating income and net income in the third quarter of 2017 compared with the year earlier period.
Ruth Brinkley, formerly CEO of KentyckyOne Health, will now be President of the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals of the Northwest.