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2014-09-16 20:27:20

Kaiser Permanente and technology veteran Dick Daniels to lead IT organization OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson announced today that Richard (Dick) Daniels will assume the role of interim chief information officer (CIO) for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc., effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "Kaiser Permanente is a recognized leader in developing and implementing...

2014-08-19 16:29:34

State announces KP's integrated care, coverage available for state employees ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States today announced that the integrated health care provider has been named a health plan option for Maryland state employees, available for employees effective January 1, 2015. "We are proud to be a health plan option for Maryland state employees, bringing our award-winning care and top doctors to 200,000...

2014-08-07 16:27:59

Local health leader brings awareness and resources to school fairs ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic State's focus on improving school health and wellness, the non-profit organization is sponsoring Back to School fairs in Prince George's County, Baltimore City and Montgomery County to prepare children for a healthy school year. Kaiser Permanente will provide activities and resources at each of the three locations to raise...

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...


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