Permanente Medicine in Action

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Analysis Confirms Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Infection

An analysis of Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California early in the pandemic found racial and ethnic disparities in the likelihood of testing positive and being hospitalized for the coronavirus, but no significant disparities in mortality among hospitalized patients.

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A Nonsmoker Surprised by Lung Cancer

Mariann Stephens is young and doesn’t smoke, so she was shocked to learn she had lung cancer. Expert care has allowed her to keep living her fun, active life.

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Honoring Physician Excellence

We honor physician excellence and highlight outstanding achievements in innovation, research, teaching and leadership—and the daily impact physicians have on the lives of our patients.

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