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2012-03-19 06:25:22

State-of-the-Art Facility Features over 30 Medical Specialties under One Roof ROCKVILLE, Md., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States, a leading not-for-profit health plan and care provider, opens the doors to its new Gaithersburg Medical Center today, March 19, 2012, offering Montgomery County, Maryland members more medical services conveniently located under one roof. "The new Gaithersburg Medical Center is Kaiser Permanente's...

2012-02-22 14:06:00

DENVER, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Colorado, the state's largest non-profit health plan, has announced the locations of its new medical office buildings opening this fall in Fort Collins and Loveland. Kaiser Permanente medical offices in Fort Collins will be located at 2950 Harmony Road, on the northwest corner of Harmony and Ziegler Roads. In Loveland, medical offices will be located just east of the intersection of I-25 and Highway 34, at 4901 Thompson Parkway....

2012-02-22 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than one year after announcing a new initiative to securely exchange electronic health data, the five innovative and leading health systems that make up the Care Connectivity Consortium, will demonstrate their data exchange technology and process at the 2012 Annual Health Information Management Systems Society Conference in Las Vegas, Nev. Feb. 20-24. The Care Connectivity Consortium, which consists of Geisinger Health System (Penn.), Kaiser...

2012-02-22 02:01:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth straight year, Kaiser Permanente is the only health plan in California to earn a four-star rating--the highest possible--for overall quality of care in the Healthcare Quality Report Card from the California Office of the Patient Advocate (OPA). Kaiser Permanente in both Northern and Southern California also received four stars--the highest possible rating--in the "Members Rate their HMO" category, which measures patient...

2012-02-10 12:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grants totaling $29.4 million were awarded by Kaiser Permanente in the fourth quarter to 725 organizations that are bringing meaningful and timely solutions to the communities they serve. This brings total grantmaking to $68 million for 2011. "There is a deep connection between Kaiser Permanente and the communities where our members, physicians and employees make their homes," said Raymond J. Baxter, senior vice president, Community Benefit,...

2011-12-14 11:05:00

Scoring above the state average in 14 of 22 measures ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States is the highest scoring health maintenance organization (HMO) in the Maryland Health Care Commission's (MHCC) 2011 Health Benefit Plan Performance Report: Measuring the Quality of Maryland Commercial Health Benefit Plans. Kaiser Permanente had the highest number of top rankings, scoring above the state average in 14 of 22...

2011-12-13 10:00:00

DENVER, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Colorado, the state's largest non-profit health plan, today announced plans to offer health care services for the first time in Northern Colorado by late 2012. The health plan has filed for approval with the state Division of Insurance, to expand into Northern Colorado with new Kaiser Permanente medical offices in Loveland, Fort Collins and Greeley, a contracted network of community providers, and an exclusive hospital agreement...

2011-12-12 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers have found little evidence of increased risk of heart attack, sudden cardiac death or stroke associated with use of medications used primarily to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Their population-based study included more than 150,000 adults aged 25-64 years who used ADHD medications. This new study, funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Agency for Health Research Quality, is the largest --...

2011-12-06 15:52:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Depression in patients with diabetes is associated with a substantively increased risk of developing dementia compared to those with diabetes alone, according to researchers from the University of Washington and Kaiser Permanente. The study, among the first -- and largest to date -- to examine all-cause dementia in diabetes patients with and without depression, appears on the current online issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry....

2011-09-15 18:15:00

HONOLULU, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today that all 16 of its primary care clinics in Hawaii, and their primary care providers, have received the National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA) Physician Practice Connections® (PPC) Patient-Centered Medical Home(TM) (PCMH) Recognition at Level 3, the highest level, for its integrated and coordinated care delivery system, which supports quality, access, continuity of care, and better...