David Grossman, MD, senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle, shared his thoughts on The Trace news site on a new JAMA Pediatrics study that shows children living in poor areas are nearly twice as likely to die from firearm suicide compared to those growing up in wealthier neighborhoods.
On Monday, January 20, Kaiser Permanente honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by taking part in several Day of Service projects across the regions we serve. Check out a tweetcap from the day's activities.
In a recent Physicians Practice story, Edward Lee, MD, executive vice president and chief information officer, The Permanente Federation, highlights the importance of overcoming social needs that present barriers to medical care.
Matthew Richards, MD, chief of resource management for Northwest Permanente and regional physician lead for Care Without Delay at Sunnyside Medical Center in Oregon, delved into social determinants of health and Kaiser Permanente’s Thrive Local initiative on a recent edition of “What They’re Watching” on the State of Reform site.
Joshua Weil, MD, an emergency medicine physician for The Permanente Medical Group, shares his thoughts on the mental impact of living through wildfires.
A virtual cardiac rehab program was featured in an article published today in the Wall Street Journal, which quoted Kaiser Permanente Chief Information Officer Dick Daniels and Kaiser Permanente Southern California Chief Innovations and Transformation Officer Tad Funahashi, MD.
Two articles released this week spotlighted the growing concern over physician burnout in the United States, quoting Permanente leaders and researchers who are drawing attention on what can be done to address physician well-being.
Suzy Fitzgerald, MD, emergency medicine physician with The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) and regional emergency management training director for Kaiser Permanente Northern California, recently co-wrote an article in the Harvard Business Review on how Kaiser Permanente prepares for disasters following California’s recent wildfires.
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute will help comprise a recently-announced Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Consortium. The research institute is one of 9 Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Units (VTEUs) within the new consortium that design and conduct clinical trials to evaluate promising vaccines, treatments, and devices for infectious disease.
Physician leader Sameer Awsare, MD, FACP, co-writes an article in Health Affairs encouraging competition in the biosimilar drugs market to help curb rising health care costs.