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2014-10-30 20:23:28

We are advised by Kaiser Permanente that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, Digoxin Associated With Higher Risk of Death and Hospitalization in Adults With Atrial Fibrillation and No Heart Failure, issued 30-Oct-2014 over PR Newswire. SOURCE Kaiser Permanente

2014-10-30 20:23:23

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digoxin, a drug commonly used to treat heart conditions, was associated with a 71 percent higher risk of death and a 63 percent higher risk of hospitalization among adults with diagnosed atrial fibrillation and no evidence of heart failure, according to a Kaiser Permanente study that appears in the current online issue of Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Digoxin is a...

2014-10-30 12:29:37

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Hal Miner was rushed to a Kaiser Permanente hospital in Southern California several years ago, complaining of severe headaches and unable to write his own name, the emergency room medical staff immediately sized up the situation and ordered a CT scan. After the results came back, there was no time to wait: Hal needed brain surgery that night. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO "We have to do brain surgery tonight on...

2014-10-27 23:04:56

CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards recognizes top performers in the reduction of Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers, Falls Management and Infections San Ramon, CA and San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 CALNOC, the nation’s first nurse quality indicators database, today announced its annual CALNOC Performance Excellence Awards recognizing exceptional hospitals for outstanding performance in the areas of reducing hospital acquired pressure ulcers, injuries from falls and infections....

2014-10-27 00:21:13

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente today called upon public officials, public health experts and leaders in health care to join in helping ensure that Americans who volunteer to help stop the spread of the Ebola virus are treated with the gratitude and respect of a grateful nation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The following statement was issued today by Patrick Courneya, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer for...

2014-10-23 20:29:36

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rate of non-Hispanic white youth diagnosed with type 1 diabetes increased significantly from 2002 to 2009 in all but the youngest age group of children, according to a new study published today in the journal Diabetes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The study included data from more than 2 million children and adolescents living in diverse geographic regions of the United States. Within this population,...

2014-10-23 20:29:30

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who developed gestational diabetes and were overweight before pregnancy were at a higher risk of having daughters who were obese later in childhood, according to new research published today in Diabetes Care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Based on long-term research that included a multi-ethnic cohort of 421 girls and their mothers (all members of Kaiser Permanente Northern California), the study is...

2014-10-21 12:32:10

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 6(th) consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente's mail-order pharmacy was ranked highest in customer satisfaction by the J.D. Power and Associates 2014 U.S. Pharmacy Study(SM)(.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO The J.D. Power study measures customer pharmacy satisfaction based on responses from nearly 14,000 customers who filled new prescriptions or refilled current prescriptions in the three months prior to...

2014-10-21 12:31:49

DENVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CORHIO, a nonprofit organization assisting health care providers with the implementation of information technology systems designed to improve health care quality, announced today the confirmation of four new members to the organization's board of directors. The new directors elected to the board are: -- Patrick Gillies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- Jason Greer of the Colorado Community Managed Care Network --...

2014-10-20 12:31:00

All 38 hospitals achieved leadership status in the Human Rights Campaign's Health Equity Index OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Kaiser Permanente has been recognized as a leader in LGBT health care equality in the Healthcare Equality Index 2014 report, an annual survey conducted by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization. All 38 of Kaiser Permanente's hospitals across the...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
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