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

    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

    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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  • Safer and more appropriate opioid prescribing: Kaiser Permanente’s comprehensive approach

    The United States is in the midst of a public health epidemic, with more than 40 people dying each day from prescription opioid overdoses. Health care systems are implementing policy and practice interventions in an effort to address the opioid overdose epidemic. Kaiser Permanente’s Safe and Appropriate Opioid Prescribing Program was implemented in 2010, and ...
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