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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...

2014-10-17 16:24:53

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Southern California announced today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Care Symposium in Boston, that it is committed to cutting the number of colorectal cancer deaths in half by 2023. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the United States, yet 1 in 3 adults are not adequately screened. Colon cancer, when discovered early, is...

2014-10-16 23:00:43

Former Mercer Senior Executive With 26 Years In Health Insurance JoinsNew ZoomCare Health Plan Team of Honzel, Casterline and Helmuth Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Dave Sanders, MD, ZoomCare Co-Founder and CEO, today announced that Kathy Prosser will join the ZoomCare executive team as Vice President of Sales, ZoomCare Health Plan. Prosser is a health benefits executive who brings proven leadership in shaping innovative employee benefit, sales and business development strategies....

2014-10-15 12:32:10

Proven leader brings three decades of demonstrated success to new role OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente today announced that Julie Miller-Phipps has been named president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO Miller-Phipps has been with Kaiser Permanente for more than 30 years and has a track record of demonstrated success throughout her career. She has served most recently as the senior...

2014-10-10 16:24:43

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1.2 million Medicare members count on Kaiser Permanente for top quality health care. One of them, 68 year-old Medicare Advantage member, Maureen Nass, was unaware of her near fatal heart condition until a bout of dizziness landed her in a cardiac care unit of Kaiser Permanente in Northern California. Kaiser Permanente's ability to detect her condition quickly through its comprehensive approach to care helped save Maureen's life....

2014-10-08 16:26:52

Charitable contributions will go to Doctors Without Borders and International Medical Corps for medical care in Africa OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today that it has made charitable contributions totaling $1 million for West Africa Ebola relief to two partner agencies, Doctors Without Borders/ Medecins Sans Frontieres and International Medical Corps. The contributions will support direct medical care and safe clinical treatment practices....


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