As nurse-to-patient ratios are debated on both coasts, projections show a few states may not be able to meet future demand for registered nurses.
Kaiser Permanente announced Monday that it has finalized an agreement for a major renewable energy purchase that helps it reach its goal of being carbon-neutral by 2020.
Making significant progress in how America thinks about health and defines expected outcomes will require a broader, more collaborative approach to improve the health of our nation.
More hospitals are looking at the role of social determinants of health as a way to improve patients' overall well-being. But there's little evidence of the returns hospitals get from their investments.
Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente saw a 47% drop in operating income in the second quarter of 2018 compared with the prior-year period, despite reporting higher revenue.
Kaiser Permanente and Emory Project Japan will form a partnership that aims to create a fully integrated healthcare experience at Emory University Hospital Midtown and Emory St. Joseph's Hospital, the organizations announced Wednesday.
Health system giant Kaiser Permanente is committing $200 million to fight housing insecurity as it begins seeking investment opportunities as a way to improve community health.
Continued membership growth in Kaiser Permanente's health plan pushed its operating gain above $1 billion in the first quarter of 2018.
Kaiser Permanente is investing $2 million to develop strategies that can prevent gun violence injuries and deaths. It's the first such investment for the Oakland, Calif.-based integrated health system.
About 30% of the $3.4 trillion spent on healthcare services each year is thought to be unnecessary or wasteful. Health systems, supported by the transition to value-based payment, are changing how they practice to try to tackle the problem.
Protests at 32 Kaiser Permanente hospitals across California began Wednesday and are expected to continue until March 9. The workers are demonstrating against anticipated layoffs and wage cuts.
Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente has its newest health plan acquisition in Washington state to thank for what might be its largest year-over-year revenue growth.