Permanente Medicine in Action

Kaiser Permanente Members Say Video Visits are Convenient and High Quality

Division of Research Spotlight, April 30, 2019 Nine out of 10 Kaiser Permanente members who had a primary-care video visit were confident

Virtual 24/7 Poison Experts

24/7 poison experts are available thanks to TPMG's Regional Toxicology Service, which leverages telemedicine and Kaiser Permanente’s integrated electronic health record.

Permanente Sees Health Care Shift From Hospital To Home November 14, 2018 — 9:25 AM PST Dr. Pat Conolly, Executive Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, The

Research in the News

Large Study Finds Physical Inactivity As Dangerous As Smoking For Heart Disease, Stroke

Look Inside KP,  February 14, 2020 Kaiser Permanente analysis of nearly a million patients explores contribution of major risk factors in ethnically

Research Shows Improved Esophageal Cancer Outcomes

A shift in 2014 to managing all esophageal cancer surgeries in designated Specialty Care Centers has reduced the length of hospital stays, decreased intensive care use, and reduced post-operative complications.

More Metastatic Prostate Cancers Found After Change In Screening Guidelines

Division of Research Spotlight, December 10, 2019 In the years after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against PSA-based screening