Shifting to a mitigation strategy to slow the spread Community transmission of the new coronavirus is occurring in California and across the United States. Health care systems must immediately switch to a mitigation strategy to slow the spread of the…
To keep physicians and staff creative and motivated, it’s important to get them excited about coming up with new ideas including those that could improve outcomes and help control costs, Richard S. Isaacs, MD, FACS, CEO and executive director of The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG), said in a recent interview with Managed Healthcare Executive.
Patients taking the drug pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron), which is prescribed for a painful bladder condition, should be aware that the medication can cause severe eye damage, Robin Vora, MD, chair of ophthalmology for The Permanente Medical Group in Oakland, Calif., warned on CTV News.
Pediatrician Kerstin Rosen, MD, of The Permanente Medical Group, designed a face shield for health care workers and enlisted the help of the 3D printing community.
People with gastroenterological symptoms are not being tested for COVID-19, perhaps allowing numerous cases to go undetected, Douglas A. Corley, MD, PhD, of The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG), told Science magazine.
Evidence is mounting that California may have temporarily relieved pressure on hospitals by issuing the first statewide stay-at-home order in the United States, according to this CBC News report.
As the coronavirus pandemic grows and the number of cases quickly rises in the United States, the 63-page Kaiser Permanente Northern California COVID-19 Hospital Surge Playbook includes detailed guidance for ICU expansion and management.
In an interview with U.S. News and World Report, the Permanente infectious disease specialist explains how "isolation" is a better description of the state of affairs for most Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.
Wendy Smith, MD, an otolaryngologist with The Permanente Medical Group, discussed new evidence that symptoms of the coronavirus may affect the senses of smell and taste, in a story on the ABC News website.
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.