The net benefits provided by an electronic health record (EHR) – saving physicians precious time and increasing their efficiency – far outweigh any drawbacks, “especially if the physicians using the system are given adequate peer-led training that teaches them how…
A virtual cardiac rehab program was featured in an article published today in the Wall Street Journal, which quoted Kaiser Permanente Chief Information Officer Dick Daniels and Kaiser Permanente Southern California Chief Innovations and Transformation Officer Tad Funahashi, MD.
Two articles released this week spotlighted the growing concern over physician burnout in the United States, quoting Permanente leaders and researchers who are drawing attention on what can be done to address physician well-being.
The Permanente Medical Group in Northern California and the Southern California Permanente Medical Group received a 2019 Excellence in Healthcare Award from the Integrated Healthcare Association.
As part of a growing partnership, Permanente physicians are working to provide world-class care for Special Olympics athletes across multiple specialties.
Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG) received recognition from the American Medical Association (AMA) at the 2019 American Conference on Physician Health (ACPH) this past weekend for its exceptional efforts to address systematic causes of physician burnout.
Steven J. Jacobsen, MD, PhD, senior director of Research for Kaiser Permanente Southern California, was elected as president-elect of the American College of Epidemiology.
Permanente doctors connect with their love of music, striking new notes so they can better care for their patients.
Kaiser Permanente’s new HEART diagnostic criteria reduced hospital admissions and stress testing without increasing risk of heart damage for patients coming to the Emergency Department with low-risk chest pain.
For 11 consecutive years, the organization’s two California plans received high scores from California’s Office of the Patient Advocate.