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  1. BDS'ers invoke "human rights" (a concept the Jews introduced to the world) in attacking IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Jewish Press

    ... About the Author: Sheldon Whitten-Vile, trained at UCSF and presently is an inpatient psychiatrist at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland. If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page. Our comments section is intended for meaningful ...

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  2. Kaiser Permanente profits jumped nearly 15 percent last year, to $3.1 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Business Journal

    Kaiser Permanente had another in a string of strong years financially in 2014, as net income jumped nearly 15 percent, to $3.1 billion, and enrollment soared by more than half a million. During the first full year in which the Affordable Care Act exchanges were in operation, including Covered California in the Golden State, enrollment increased by more than 5.6 percent to about 9.6 million, a 510,000 uptick, the Oakland-based health care giant said.

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  3. Clusters of unvaccinated kids found in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The recent outbreak of measles at Disneyland, CA shows that more parents in the state seem to be reluctant to have their kids vaccinated these days, even against common childhood diseases. In fact, a new study of nearly 155,000 children in the northern part of the state covered by Kaiser Permanente uncovered startling evidence that there are 5-geographoc clusters there where kids are most likely to be "underimmunized by the age of 3, including 1 out of every 4 toddlers in the San Francisco Bay area community of Vallejo.

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  4. Telemedicine: Where it works bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... slightly hamstringing adoption. In California, telemedicine is heartily embraced, with Oakland-based Kaiser Permanente reporting huge percentages of primary care and behavioral health visits taking place through video the state's Medicaid program ...

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  5. Gary Payton to Warriors: 'Playoffs are a lot different'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Times-Standard

    ... Warriors guard Steph Curry and WNBA star Swin Cash served as the faces for the NBA's partnership with Kaiser Permanente and the "Get Fit Time Out" campaign. "Even if you walk, get up and go around the block,'' he said. "You're still getting a lot of ...

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  6. California Labor's Civil Wars ContinueRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Counterpunch

    In the first big strike of the year, 3,500 California health care workers took to the picket line at Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest health care provider . Therapists, psychologists, optical workers, dieticians, social workers, psychiatric nurses, health educators and other members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers began their week-long strike early Monday morning, January 12, striking three dozen California facilities.

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  7. Gary Payton to Warriors: 'Playoffs are a lot different'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Warriors guard Steph Curry and WNBA star Swin Cash served as the faces for the NBA's partnership with Kaiser Permanente and the "Get Fit Time Out" campaign. "Even if you walk, get up and go around the block,'' he said. "You're still getting a lot of ...

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  8. NBA nets Kaiser Permanente as first national health care sponsorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    Outside of a nine-year sponsorship of the Warriors, the deal is Oakland-based Kaiser's first national partnership with a professional sports league. Not-for-profit Kaiser, too, is the NBA's first "health care partner."

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  9. California Nurses Association OKs Kaiser contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    As expected, nurses represented by the California Nurses Association at dozens of Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in Northern and Central California approved a new three-year contract that gives them a 14 percent pay boost. Kaiser confirmed late Monday morning that the contract was ratified.

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  10. After Strikes And Protests, Kaiser Nurses Approve New ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | East Bay Express

    After a tense dispute with Kaiser Permanente, the California Nurses Association announced today that it has approved a three-year contract that includes the addition of hundreds of new registered nurse positions and a substantial pay increase for workers. For months, nurses at Kaiser - the Oakland-based healthcare giant that runs hospitals across California - have staged protests and strikes demanding better working conditions for nurses and improvements in patient safety.

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  11. Should parents be allowed to choose whether to vaccinate their kids?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... on their personal beliefs. A recent study shows many of these parents live in affluent neighborhoods. Kaiser Permanente analyzed medical records of more than 150,000 children in Northern California. They found five clusters of under-immunization, ...

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  12. Disneyland measles outbreak spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... "less than 100" patients to the infection, says Stephen Parodi, director of hospital operations for Kaiser Permanente Northern California. On both occasions, Kaiser had to close off rooms that the measles patients had entered, to avoid spreading the ...

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  13. Kaiser Permanente, NBA form strategic partnership to build healthier communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Medical News

    Kaiser Permanente and the National Basketball Association announced today a new multiyear strategic partnership that will focus on building healthier communities. The agreement also makes Kaiser Permanente the Official Health Care Partner of the NBA, Women's National Basketball Association , NBA Development League , and USA Basketball.

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  14. NBA partners with Kaiser PermanenteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | NBA.com

    The agreement also makes Kaiser Permanente the Official Health Care Partner of the NBA, Women's National Basketball Association , NBA Development League , and USA Basketball. The collaboration -- an extension of both organizations' shared commitment to improving the health and wellness of fans and the communities in which they live -- marks the NBA's first-ever health care partner and Kaiser Permanente's first-ever national partnership with a professional sports league.

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  15. The NBA Names Kaiser Permanente As Its First-Ever Healthcare PartnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... for The Huffington Post and blog about life as a 20-something at www.aliciajessop.com. Today the NBA named Kaiser Permanente as its first-ever healthcare partner. The multi-year deal is the result of what the NBA calls a "strategic priority." Under ...

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  16. Kaiser Permanente, nurses reach tentative pact with 14 percent raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | LA Daily News

    Ending a heated labor dispute, Kaiser Permanente has reached a tentative agreement with the nurses union that will create hundreds of new nursing jobs and give nurses a 14 percent pay hike over three years. After reaching the tentative pact on Friday, the California Nurses Association called off a two-day strike that had been set for Wednesday and Thursday.

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  17. Clusters of unvaccinated kids found in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The recent outbreak of measles at Disneyland, CA shows that more parents in the state seem to be reluctant to have their kids vaccinated these days, even against common childhood diseases. In fact, a new study of nearly 155,000 children in the northern part of the state covered by Kaiser Permanente uncovered startling evidence that there are 5-geographoc clusters there where kids are most likely to be "underimmunized by the age of 3, including 1 out of every 4 toddlers in the San Francisco Bay area community of Vallejo.

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  18. Vaccine opponents often cluster in communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | KAUZ

    ... said lead investigator Dr. Tracy Lieu, a pediatrician and director of the division of research at Kaiser Permanente Northern California, in Oakland. "Clusters may deserve special outreach efforts to make sure parents have all the information they ...

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  19. Kaiser study: Clusters of unvaccinated children in Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Researchers have identified two geographic hotspots in the San Francisco Bay Area where parents have refused to vaccinate their children, triggering concern about potential outbreaks of dangerous and preventible infectious disease. These first-ever findings, based on spatial analysis software and electronic medical records of Kaiser Permanente patients, will be useful for targeting outreach efforts in specific areas, according to Kaiser.

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  20. Recap, thoughts from NBA D-League Showcase in Santa CruzRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Salinas Californian

    Recap, thoughts from NBA D-League Showcase in Santa Cruz The 2015 D-League Showcase took place in Santa Cruz this past week. Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1J59M7A SANTA CRUZ -- The Bakersfield Jam prevailed in the first-ever D-League Showcase Cup tournament championship, defeating the Grand Rapids Drive 105-99 on Monday at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

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