Kaiser Permanente Northwest announced today that it has donated $1.5 million to Northwest Health Foundation to create the Merwyn R. (Mitch) Greenlick Scientist for Health Disparities
Obesity during pregnancy is associated with greater use of health care services and longer hospital stays, according to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Kaiser Permanente Northwest Center for Health Research.
Kaiser Permanente Helps Members Achieve Weight Loss with Education & Outreach
Analysis of the largest survey directly comparing health in the United States and Canada reveals significant disparities between some citizens of the two countries.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has awarded $600,000 to Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Health Research for a study that uses electronic medical records to examine heart disease prevention and management in 175,000 adults to find ways to improve the quality of cardiovascular care nationwide.
Increasing the level of Quitline smoking cessation services and offering free nicotine patches are a successful and cost-effective way to reduce smoking rates.