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Almost half of Kaiser Permanente members book appointments, request refills and send messages online

Kaiser is well known healthcare delivery model and outcomes, but, it turns out, it’s also among the best at engaging members via the web and mobile apps. 176 more words

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The Earth Is Still Flat

We received this letter from our HMO the other day and I was interested (but not surprised) to see that they are still stuck in the Great Cholesterol Fear campaign. 859 more words

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KQED Radio Reports on Long Waits at Kaiser for Mental Health Care

On July 21, 2014, KQED’s California Report aired a segment on Kaiser’s lengthy wait times for mental health appointments. One therapist who specializes in geriatric care said she wrote to her supervisors to tell them, “I can’t tell a patient that has six months to live that I’ll see them in five months.” 17 more words

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Kaiser Permanente’s 60 Seconds to Better Health: Men's Health

By Dr. Paul Bernstein, Medical Director for Kaiser Permanente San Diego

This is Dr. Paul Bernstein, Medical Director for Kaiser Permanente San Diego with an important message about men’s health. 150 more words

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Kaiser Permanente's 60 Seconds to Better Health: Weight Management

By Dr. Paul Bernstein, Medical Director for Kaiser Permanente San Diego

This is Dr. Paul Bernstein, Area Medical Director for Kaiser Permanente San Diego with an important message about weight management. 164 more words

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KQED: Therapists, Patients Criticize Kaiser Over Long Delays for Therapy

KQED has published the second of a two-part series on problems with Kaiser’s mental health services. The reporter, Jon Brooks, spoke to “some two dozen current and former Kaiser clinicians and mental health patients as well as outside therapists.” He found that the vast majority of the people he talked to complained that Kaiser overly relies on group therapy even when individual, one-on-one therapy would be more effective, and that patients continue to wait for weeks or sometimes months for therapy appointments. 132 more words

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iPads Linked To Nasty Nickel Allergy

DENVER (CBS) – Doctors across the country are starting to see more rashes related to iPads, and the problem may be nickel allergies.

Nickel is one of the most common causes of allergic contact dermatitis, according to the Mayo Clinic website. 190 more words

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