Permanente Medicine Shows Up at the Barbershop

  • January 27, 2017

Kaiser Permanente’s Mid-Atlantic States Region has teamed up with local barbershop New Beginnings to offer free flu shots and preventive screenings at the barbershops in a Southwest Baltimore neighborhood in an effort to bring health care to underserved communities. A…

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Maria Carrasco, MD, MPH, Appointed to Health Equity Task Force

  • January 17, 2017

Maria Carrasco, MD, MPH, a family medicine physician with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, has been appointed to the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association Task Force on Health Equity and Determinants of Health Outcomes. The task force’s goals…

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Medtalk Podcast

Center for Total Health Featured on MedTalk Boston Podcast

  • December 16, 2016

How Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Total Health in Washington, DC, showcases Permanente Medicine by bringing together smart technology and solid medicine is the focus of the inaugural episode of MedTalk, a new podcast series from MedTech Boston. MedTech’s Julia Karron…

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Michael Horberg, MD, Highlights Hepatitis C Screening Program

  • December 9, 2016

In September 2016, Michael Horberg, MD, executive director of the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Research Institute, represented Kaiser Permanente at an invitation-only meeting convened by Acting Assistant Secretary of Health Karen DeSalvo, MD, to discuss the evidence for early hepatitis C treatment…

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SCPMG’s Systematic Approach to Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

  • November 6, 2016

Joel Hyatt, MD, emeritus assistant regional medical director for Community Health Initiatives for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG), joined New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster on an Institute for Healthcare Improvement panel entitled, “The Opioid Crisis: How Health Care and…

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