• Kaiser Permanente study finds a more effective way to test for HPV

    October 30, 2017
    A study of more than 850 women demonstrated it is effective to conduct a human papillomavirus test in the same preservative fluid as a Pap test. This has the potential to increase efficiency and decrease waste. The findings were published this month in the Journal of Clinical Pathology. As a result of the findings, organizations such ...
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  • Taking health care to the work site increases primary care visits

    October 16, 2017
    A decade ago, Kaiser Permanente in Southern California sought to improve access to primary care by expanding patient services outside of hospitals and medical offices. They considered the possibility of offering health care at an actual worksite, just like Kaiser Permanente founders Sidney Garfield, MD, and Henry J. Kaiser did early in the development of ...
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  • Androgen deprivation therapy associated with higher risk of heart failure in men with early-stage prostate cancer

    August 25, 2017
    PASADENA, Calif. — Men with localized prostate cancer who received androgen deprivation therapy, a hormone treatment, were at significantly higher risk of heart failure than men who did not receive this therapy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the British Journal of Cancer. In the past, androgen deprivation therapy has been used for ...
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