Health Care Technology: Overhyped or Underutilized?

  • March 27, 2017

Federation Co-CEO Robert Pearl, MD, Talks Health IT Tools American health care is rapidly approaching the edge of a cliff, according to Robert Pearl, MD, co-CEO of The Permanente Federation, in a March 23 talk at the 2017 Splash Health…

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Sameer Awsare, MD, Addresses Rising Drug Prices

  • March 2, 2017

Sameer Awsare, MD, associate executive director of The Permanente Medical Group, spoke at last fall’s Southern California edition of the State of Reform Health Policy Conference, drawing attention to the growing problem of rising drug prices. The State of Reform…

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Addressing Health Equity in a Changing America

  • February 9, 2017

How organizations provide health care to America's increasingly diverse population was the focus of a recent article, "Health care's new majority," published on politico.com. The article talked about the changing demographics and how whites are no longer the majority in…

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Focus on Kaiser Permanente’s Physician Hiring

  • February 8, 2017

A recent Sacramento Business Journal story, "Kaiser hires doctors at furious pace," looked at the high rate of physician hires at the Permanente Medical Groups (PMGs), especially in California. Robert Pearl, MD, executive director and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group and president…

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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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