The Northwest Permanente president and CEO says that despite an increase in female medical school graduates, in practice unconscious biases prevent women from advancing to leadership positions.
Permanente leaders speak out against the growing number of acts of violence and racism against Asians and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in our areas of service and throughout the country.
The Northwest Permanente president and CEO was quoted on Bloomberg Law about the challenges of determining vaccine eligibility for essential workers.
The development of a COVID-19 vaccine is being celebrated by frontline physicians, clinicians, nurses, and medical staff across the country.
Imelda Dacones, MD, president and CEO of Northwest Permanente, sits down with Federation Executive Vice President and COO Chris Grant to share thoughts on how physicians can step up as leaders on important issues.
The president and CEO of Northwest Permanente says the lighter flu season is conserving resources for more-severe illnesses and other medical issues.
In an interview with USA Today, Imelda Dacones, MD, and Lisa Denike, MD, of Northwest Permanente say they expect to see increases in childhood obesity as months of pandemic stress eating, closed schools, stalled sports, and public space restrictions extend indefinitely.
Health care system provides model for screening patients for access to food, housing, and other essential factors for health.
In an interview with Becker’s Healthcare founder and publisher Scott Becker, Imelda Dacones, MD, president and CEO of Northwest Permanente, reflects on her journey as a physician leader.
Despite its massive human toll, the COVID-19 pandemic can serve as a catalyst for reimagining the future of health care delivery, Imelda Dacones, MD, wrote in a recent opinion piece posted on KevinMD.com.