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.
Imelda Dacones, MD, president and CEO of Northwest Permanente, focuses on health disparities and the role of physicians and all of health care to curb injustice.
Imelda Dacones, MD, president and CEO of Northwest Permanente, says physicians have an obligation to reduce the causes and mitigate the effects of climate change.
Imelda Dacones, MD, president and CEO of Northwest Permanente, has been named to Modern Healthcare’s list of Top 25 Minority Leaders in health care for 2020.
Imelda Dacones, MD, sits on the board of directors of Futuro Health, a new nonprofit formed to solve the supply of health care workers in California. She writes how lessons learned can benefit the entire industry.
In a recent Physicians Practice story, Imelda Dacones, MD, president and CEO, Northwest Permanente (NWP), and Stephen Parodi, MD, associate executive director, The Permanente Medical Group, champion the benefits of screening for social determinants of health.
Imelda Dacones, MD, president and CEO of Northwest Permanente (NWP), joined other health care experts earlier this week in Washington, D.C. at the U.S. News Healthcare of Tomorrow conference, which focused on social determinants of health often looking at factors such as housing, transportation, and access to health food.