Helping the media provide up-to-date information surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, our Permanente physician experts provide evidence-based medicine to ease fears.
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, led by Lisa A. Jackson, MD, of Kaiser Permanente’s Washington Health Research Institute, reports on promising results in the phase 1 trial of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine.
Collaboration between Kaiser Permanente’s care delivery system and research programs has driven the successful implementation of remdesivir clinical trials across regions.
Stephen Parodi, MD, an associate executive director of The Permanente Medical Group in Northern California, told Voice of America that Kaiser Permanente is working with “light speed” to build a new 7,000-square-foot testing lab in Berkeley.
Over the last several weeks, an outpouring of gratitude and support for those working tirelessly on the front lines to combat COVID-19 has filled social media.
Evidence is mounting that California may have temporarily relieved pressure on hospitals by issuing the first statewide stay-at-home order in the United States, according to this CBC News report.
Permanente family medicine physician David Ward, MD, reflects on the meaning of the word "calling" against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the coronavirus pandemic grows and the number of cases quickly rises in the United States, the 63-page Kaiser Permanente Northern California COVID-19 Hospital Surge Playbook includes detailed guidance for ICU expansion and management.
As more health systems embrace telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Permanente Federation Chief Information Officer Ed Lee, MD, explained that Kaiser Permanente is using telehealth as a default for most visits
In an opinion piece in MedPage Today, Stephen Parodi, MD, executive vice president of The Permanente Federation, calls for calm, focus, and ingenuity among private and public health care professionals as they work to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.