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…
Hung C. Tran, MD, shares his journey to becoming a physician leader and the challenges of treating children with cancer during a pandemic.
This year’s flu season arrives with the backdrop of a pandemic, prompting physicians and health officials to get creative in promoting flu shots and finding safe ways to deliver the vaccine, according to a recently published Washington Post story.
Best practices from The Permanente Medical Group on preparing these care facilities for older adults during a pandemic.
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.