Permanente Medicine in Action

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  • Pandemic Doesn't Stop Cancer Care photo of Kamla Birusingh

Pandemic Doesn’t Stop Cancer Care

“I cannot say enough nice things about Kaiser Permanente, from the minute I walked in, to the minute I walked out 2 days later,” said Kamla Birusingh.

  • Transforming Health Care in the Age of Pandemic patient checking blood pressure at home

Transforming Health Care in the Age of Pandemic

Kaiser Permanente Northern California is developing new modes of care while continuing many social distancing measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

  • Meeting Patients Where They are With Mental Health Care photo of woman in front of laptop on telehealth call

Meeting Patients Where They are With Mental Health Care

Widespread fear surrounding the outbreak of a deadly infection coupled with economic uncertainty and isolation is the perfect storm for increased anxiety and depression.

Research in the News

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  • On-demand HIV Prevention Pills Worked Well for San Francisco Patients photo of young asian and african american men

On-demand HIV Prevention Pills Worked Well for San Francisco Patients

New as-needed PrEP regimen may increase use of highly effective medication, Kaiser Permanente researchers say.

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Fewer Heart Attack Patients Seen During COVID-19 Pandemic

Weekly number of patients admitted to Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC) hospitals with acute myocardial infarction (heart attacks) after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic fell to nearly half.

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Brings Telehealth Center Stage for Oncologists and Their Patients photo of patient on telehealth call with physician

COVID-19 Pandemic Brings Telehealth Center Stage for Oncologists and Their Patients

A new research paper explains how Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC) quickly ramped up its existing telehealth oncology program at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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David Baer, MD