Permanente Medicine in Action
Highlighting TPMG’s innovative specialty care, featuring renowned TPMG physicians, advanced technology, and compassionate patient care.
“We are proud of this remarkable accomplishment. It is a testament to the clinical excellence of our physicians and staff,” said Richard S. Isaacs, MD, CEO and executive director of The Permanente Medical Group.
New research demonstrates the benefits of KP’s cardiovascular care initiatives and shows KP members have lower rates of heart disease and stroke mortality than people in the rest of the country.
The power of integration and clinical excellence: KP member Sondra Smith safely delivered her daughter and then underwent successful surgery, just hours after a tumor diagnosis.
Drs. Sameer Awsare, and Benjamin Mandac, KP Santa Clara, discuss their pilot program that helps ween patients from addictive opioid medications and provides classes and other tools for coping with the pain of withdrawal.
Drs. Vivek Rao, MD, Sunil Bhopale, MD, and Alexander Flint, MD describe how diagnosis and treatment times are cut in half by Kaiser’s “Stroke EXPRESS” carts, leading to greater outcomes for stroke victims.