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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...

2014-06-05 20:21:23

Another record-breaking year of awards highlight the health care organization's continued excellence in environmental stewardship OAKLAND, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente has received a record 32 environmental excellence awards this year from Practice Greenhealth, the national membership organization for hospitals and health systems committed to environmentally responsible operations and care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Among...

2014-06-03 12:37:10

New service continues nearly 35-year commitment to state of Maryland ROCKVILLE, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States is proud to work with the state of Maryland to provide health care to Medicaid enrollees. On June 2, Kaiser Permanente became a participating managed care organization in Maryland, bringing its nationally recognized quality, preventive care and convenience to Maryland individuals and families enrolled in Medicaid. "For...

2014-05-05 16:25:36

Kaiser Permanente is an Official Sponsor of the Washington Nationals: Helping People Thrive for over 30 Years ROCKVILLE, Md., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States has signed on as an official sponsor of the Washington Nationals and is set to bring a new message to Nationals Park: Live well, be well, and THRIVE. "Kaiser Permanente is proud to partner with the Nationals and spread the message of health and wellness to many Nationals fans...

2014-03-31 16:24:34

Kaiser Permanente physicians consistently rank among the region's elite physicians ROCKVILLE, Md., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With affordability and quality top of mind when it comes to making healthcare decisions, consumers should also consider health plans with physicians that consistently rank among the area's elite doctors. In its March 2014 issue, The Washingtonian Magazine recognized fifty-nine Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group physicians as "Top Doctors."...

2014-03-18 12:31:07

With the merits and cost of health care under intense national debate, consumers are demonstrating the value of Kaiser Permanente over traditional insurance models ROCKVILLE, Md., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a time of unprecedented debate and contention regarding the state of health care, there's one voice that consistently rises above all others: The Consumers. The actual users of health plans in the Mid-Atlantic Region (Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C) have rated...

2014-02-26 12:25:21

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group (MAPMG) has named Dr. Pim Suwannarat Chief of the Department of Genetics. The department provides genetic consultation for Kaiser Permanente members in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC. Dr. Suwannarat joins MAPMG from Kaiser Permanente Northern California, where she was part of the Genetics Department at the San Francisco Kaiser Permanente Medical Center. Dr. Suwannarat trained in...

2014-02-24 16:25:44

Physicians represent the best of the best in the Northern Virginia area ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One hundred thirty-seven Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group physicians were recognized as "Top Doctors" by Northern Virginia Magazine in its February issue. The annual "Top Doctors" list is compiled based on peer and panel recommendations. The physicians represented in the list include experts in dozens of medical specialties, from allergy to urology....

2014-01-02 16:22:08

Health care veteran to lead Kaiser Permanente during period of historic change OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente today announced that Bernard J. Tyson officially assumed the role of chairman of the boards of directors of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., America's largest non-profit integrated health care provider. Tyson was originally named by the boards in November 2012 to be the organization's next chairman and CEO,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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