Peer support across the Permanente Medical Groups is more important than ever as physicians and medical teams continue to navigate a pandemic that has lasted longer than anyone expected.
In addition to communicating the safety of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, public health messages must continue to emphasize the ongoing need for precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The chief quality officer of The Permanente Federation writes on KevinMD.com that physician researchers are bridging the gap between the patient’s bedside and the clinical world.
Permanente pediatrician Kate Land, MD, discusses the challenges of talking to patients about getting the flu shot against the backdrop of COVID-19.
Edward Ellison, MD, executive medical director of Southern California Permanente Medical Group, shares how an integrated care system harnesses passion, innovation, and member-focused spirit to rise to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.