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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.
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.
“The single most important factor in saving lives in sepsis is early identification and treatment,” said Dr. Liu, TPMG regional director of hospital advanced analytics.
Kaiser Permanente analysis of nearly a million patients explores contribution of major risk factors in ethnically diverse population.
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.
In the years after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against PSA-based screening in all men, many fewer men were diagnosed with prostate cancer but more were found to have advanced cancers, according to a large study of nearly a half-million screening-eligible men in Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California region.
Kaiser Permanente research points to the need to consider body composition, not just body size, in planning cancer treatment.
Both systolic and diastolic blood pressures independently predicted the risk of heart attack or stroke in a large Kaiser Permanente Northern California study that included more than 36 million blood pressure readings from over 1 million people.