Head of Kaiser Permanente union coalition to step down
John August , executive director of the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, is stepping down this summer, Kasier officials confirmed Thursday.
Mon May 13, 2013
Community Advocates Pressure Kaiser Permanente to Site New ...
Two years ago, Kaiser Permanente, the Oakland-based healthcare giant, announced plans to establish a medical facility in Potrero Hill.
Fri May 10, 2013
Kaiser Permanente posts $13 billion Q1 operating revenue
Kaiser Permanente had a generally healthy first-quarter financial checkup, posting $13.3 billion in operating revenue and $765 million in Q1 profits.
Kaiser Permanente's Kathy Scheirman Named One of Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders
Kathy Scheirman, Kaiser Permanente's senior vice president and business information officer, corporate services, was named one of Computerworld magazine's 2013 Premier 100 IT Leaders .
Wed May 08, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Park It: Iron Horse Trail extension work starts
With a groundbreaking ceremony last week, East Bay Regional Park District officially started work on a key new section of the Iron Horse Regional Trail in Pleasanton.
Inside Bay Area
San Leandro city leaders support hospital charity care bill
A bill aimed at increasing accountability and charity care provided by California's nonprofit hospitals has gained the support of the City Council.
Tue May 07, 2013
SEIU Wins Again at Kaiser
NEW DIGITAL COUNTERPUNCH: Rob Urie on THE FAILURE OF LIBERAL ECONOMIC TINKERING; and Eric Draitser on THE NEW POWER STRUGGLE IN IRAQ.
Fri May 03, 2013
Oakland schools got an $11.7 million infusion of funds Friday from Kaiser Permanente to support school-based health centers as well as other programs to support at-risk kids.
NUHW chief vows to keep focus on Kaiser
Officials from SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West downplayed any threat posed by the National Union of Healthcare Workers before defeating their upstart rival a second time for the right to represent the 45,000 healthcare workers at Kaiser Permanente in California.
Thu May 02, 2013
Fireworks erupt as Kaiser vote count on unions continues
Inside the federal building in Oakland, representatives from the National Labor Relations Board and two rival unions were checking ballot envelopes and discussing challenges Wednesday as they prepare to count thousands of ballots that will decide what union represents more than 45,500 workers at Kaiser Permanente.
Kaiser Permanente: A Tech-Powered Organizational Strategy
After observing and writing about CEOs who do not leverage their CIOs to propel their organizations forward , it was very refreshing to learn about the great CEO/CIO partnership at Kaiser Permanente at this year's World Health Congress held in Maryland.
How Kaiser bet $4 billion on electronic health records -- and won
In July 1907, the first great breakthrough in medical IT took place at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.: the paper medical record, dropped into a paper folder and stored in a file cabinet.
Wed May 01, 2013
Jamba Juice Named Corporate Citizen of the Year by the Bay Area Leadership Foundation
Jamba Juice Company the leading healthy, active lifestyle brand, will be honored on May 4th as Corporate Citizen of the Year 2013 by the Bay Area Leadership Foundation during the organization's 12th annual black tie benefit.
National Institutes of Health
NIH awards $40 million in grants to reduce stroke disparities in the U.S.
Four research centers will develop high-impact culturally tailored interventions aimed at lowering stroke risk among racial and ethnic minorities in the United States.
Vote counting begins for unions vying for Kaiser workers
Vote counting starts Wednesday in a long-awaited election rerun between two health care unions battling to represent 45,500 workers at Kaiser Permanente, including more than 4,000 in the Sacramento region.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Health Data Management
He Wrote the Book
If you want to explain to people in other industries exactly what you do and why it's so interesting and challenging, Phil Fasano has written a book for you to give them.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
High doses of saw palmetto appear safe over 18 months
Extracts of saw palmetto berry used at doses of up to 960 mg daily appear to be safe over an 18-month period, according to a study published in the April issue of The Journal of Urology .
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Community Child Care Council of Alameda County 40th Anniversary
The Community Child Care Council of Alameda County will be hosting its 40th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, May 4 at 6 p.m. The organization will present awards to Michael A. LeNoir, M.D., president-elect of the National Medical Association; George Halvorson, president and CEO of Kaiser Permanente; Kristina Adams, president-elect of the California ... (more)
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Two unions vying for supremacy at Kaiser trade accusations
Even as Kaiser Permanente employees vote on which of two unions they want representing them, accusations are flying between one union's officials and Kaiser management.