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March 27, 2015 - SF Examiner: Kaiser CEO’s vision may need checking

Check out the new op-ed out today on the SF Examiner from Courage Campaign’s Dr. Paul Song and National Alliance of Mental Illness Marin County Chapter’s Rick Roose, critiquing the SF Chronicle’s choice to nominate Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson as a Visionary of the Year. 563 more words

Kaiser Permanente

HMO Must Pay $28M For Delaying MRI That Could Have Saved Cancer Patient's Leg

Back in 2009, a then 17-year-old woman in California visited a Kaiser Permanente office because she was experiencing strange back pain. In the months that followed, she and her mother say they repeatedly requested an MRI but Kaiser doctors would only tell her to lose weight or get acupuncture treatments. 309 more words

Woman Who Sued Kaiser Over Lost Leg Awarded $28.2M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury awarded $28.2 million to a woman who said treatment delays by Kaiser Permanente doctors forced the amputation of her leg. 362 more words


3 More Arrests In Daytime Shooting Death Of Oakland Mother Killed Protecting Her Children

OAKLAND (KCBS)– Oakland police say they’ve made three more arrests in the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old mother last week.

Police say they’re identified as 29-year-old Shelton McDaniels, and 29-year-old Jerry Harbin and 29-year-old Kiechelle Wilright. 65 more words


Power Players in the Power Market

February 2015 was a big month for news in the renewable energy sector as some of the biggest names in business have made huge investment commitments. 260 more words


Project Angkor - Cambodia

Written by Sefanit Mekuria, PGY 4 at Kasier Permanente Oakland Pediatric Residency Program on global health rotation with Project Angkor in Cambodia.

We made it to the airport on December 28, 2014 with our luggage and large boxes that contained medications and medical supplies, which was sent to us from the Project Angkor staff. 1,286 more words

Global Health

Why Does A Tube Of Cold Sore Cream Cost $2,500?

In Canada, you can buy a tube of brand-name prescription cold sore cream Zovirax for around $50. Its generic equivalent (acyclovir) is half that price. And even here in the states you can find generics acyclovir pills and… 397 more words