Imelda Dacones, MD, shares how Northwest Permanente head and neck surgeons reduced pediatric opioid use after tonsillectomies.
Kaiser Permanente’s efforts to prevent and treat trauma in children were highlighted in a recent USA Today feature story.
Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, and Northwest Permanente President and CEO Imelda Dacones, MD, shared perspectives on why addressing trauma in school-aged children is so critical for the health of families, schools, and communities during a Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy forum.
Imelda Dacones, MD, president and CEO of Northwest Permanente, writes about the need to intervene early in a child’s life to prevent chronic conditions later.
In remarks at the 2018 World Health Care Congress this week, Imelda Dacones, MD, president and CEO of Northwest Permanente, shared how a customized electronic medical record, physician leadership, and a system-wide approach to prevention and rescue led to significant decreases in high-dose opioid prescriptions, among other improvements.
Kaiser Permanente Northwest receives the prestigious "Campeones de Salud" Award from the Oregon Latino Health Coalition