Permanente Medicine Quality Leader Recognized for Contributions to Health Care Quality Improvement Permanente physician leader Michael Kanter, MD, received Monday the 19th Annual Donabedian Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) for his exemplary leadership in reducing diagnostic errors…
Michael Kanter, MD, executive vice president and chief quality officer, The Permanente Federation, and Patrick Courneya, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, co-authored a commentary on precision medicine for the World Economic Forum Agenda Blog.
The Permanente Federation joins “ACT for Better Diagnosis” coalition to improve medical diagnosis.
Kaiser Permanente pioneered a program that uses its electronic health record to flag potential patient safety issues, including delayed or missed diagnoses.
One of the biggest challenges for any health care organization is identifying and addressing potential care gaps such as with medical testing
In the article, he outlined four key steps: 1) recognizing the problem, 2) educating the organization and the physicians, 3) make sure leaders set the tone and direction, and 4) give doctors feedback.
Michael Kanter, MD, medical director of Quality and Clinical Analysis for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group and chief quality officer of The Permanente Federation, is helping the School of Medicine tackle the issue of the "hidden curriculum."
A recent study finds a Kaiser Permanente decision support tool in Emergency Departments also allowed for better identification of injuries.
Chief Quality Officer Michael Kanter, MD, shares how a systematic approach to opioid prescribing can effectively reduce overuse.