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2014-07-17 23:08:55

1-800-MEDIGAP releases new baby-boomer tool designed to warn about "The Big Mistake" they may face if not well informed on starting Medicare Part B. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Millions of individuals will turn 65 this year, and start their Medicare Part B. Turning 65 triggers the clock on the time seniors have to get their medicare supplement insurance plan without having to go through underwriting. It is best for customers to buy a medicare supplement policy when they are first...

2014-07-17 12:30:03

Hospital in Oregon is latest in organization to be recognized for outstanding cardiac care OAKLAND, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you need heart surgery, there is no better place to receive excellent care than Kaiser Permanente's Sunnyside Medical Center near Portland, Ore. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO That is the finding from a national consumer magazine, which recently named Sunnyside Medical Center as one of just 15 hospitals in the nation...

2014-07-15 23:10:24

Wink Martindale is an entertainment industry icon that baby boomers will remember from his larger than life presence as a television game show host. 1-800-MEDIGAP is excited about this new partnership and how it will help to connect and engage with the senior Community. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Wink Martindale is an entertainment industry icon, people love him and his body of work over the years. In the new national television commercial for 1-800-MEDIGAP Wink mentions how fun it can be to...

2014-07-15 08:26:24

OAKLAND, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center is rated among the top 40 U.S. hospitals for cardiology and heart care, and 18 other Kaiser Permanente hospitals are rated "high performing" for other specialties, according to U.S. News & World Reports' 2014-15 Best Hospitals in America rankings, published today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The annual rankings, considered to provide an objective analysis of the...

2014-07-14 16:24:21

Kaiser Permanente to conduct one of the largest and most comprehensive secure email studies to date OAKLAND, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Does being able to email your doctor mean less time in the doctor's office? Preliminary research is mixed, but in the latest issue of the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, Kaiser Permanente calls for a new way to evaluate how and why patients and physicians use secure email. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "The quality...

2014-07-09 16:28:17

From human resources to health records, Kaiser Permanente uses technology to improve care and value for members OAKLAND, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente's California hospitals were named on Hospitals & Health Networks magazine's Health Care's Most Wired 2014 Survey list today, recognizing the health care organization's use of IT to improve all aspects of its operations, ultimately improving care and value for members....

2014-07-07 16:23:51

Effort to combat childhood obesity epidemic starts with the patient and family, physician and community PHOENIX, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mental, physical and financial impact of childhood obesity is challenging American youth in every state. For Arizona, the numbers are staggering: 25 percent of Arizona's youth are categorized as overweight or obese, and the state holds the seventh-highest percentage (19.8%) of obese teens in the nation.(1) In an effort to curb this trend...

2014-07-07 08:27:59

OAKLAND, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Shannon, MD, executive vice president for Health Affairs for the University of Virginia, has joined the boards of directors of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "Dr. Richard Shannon is an accomplished cardiologist and health care executive with deep expertise in quality and safety improvement and academic medical center leadership," said...

2014-07-01 12:28:52

New, 349-bed Oakland Medical Center is a technologically advanced embodiment of 21st-century care that contains a 'children's hospital within a general hospital' OAKLAND, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente today opened a sparkling new medical center in central Oakland, the headquarters city where the nation's largest non-profit, integrated health-care system was founded nearly 70 years ago. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The 12-story,...

2014-06-27 15:21:13

Kaiser Permanente Innovative approach targets issues such as conflicting medications or the need for follow-up tests and may be adapted by other organizations An innovative framework for identifying and addressing potential gaps in health care in outpatient settings using electronic clinical surveillance tools has been used to target patient safety across a variety of conditions, according to a study published today in the journal eGEMs. The Kaiser Permanente Southern California...


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