Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente saw a 47% drop in operating income in the second quarter of 2018 compared with the prior-year period, despite reporting higher revenue.
Kaiser Permanente and Emory Healthcare will form a partnership that aims to create a fully integrated healthcare experience at Emory University Hospital Midtown and Emory St. Joseph's Hospital, the organizations announced Wednesday.
Health system giant Kaiser Permanente is committing $200 million to fight housing insecurity as it begins seeking investment opportunities as a way to improve community health.
Continued membership growth in Kaiser Permanente's health plan pushed its operating gain above $1 billion in the first quarter of 2018.
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.
Hospital design is moving beyond cosmetic changes to please patients by adding features that give them more control.