Nurses unions slam Kaiser Permanente’s expansion of home-based services … CDC: Sepsis-related deaths in seniors declined from 2000 to 2019 … Dexamethasone tied to lower risk of death, severe...
Adopt new test, and take race out of kidney disease diagnostics, clinicians urged
Sep 24, 2021
Fewer Black patients will be left unaware of their true kidney function status if their healthcare providers switch to a diagnostic test that doesn’t rely on a race variable, according to a new report...
Phone therapy relieves seniors’ insomnia and pain, Kaiser study finds
Feb 25, 2021
At 12 months, fully 56% of participants who received phone-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy were still in remission from insomnia, compared with 26% of the control group.
Seniors take to tai chi in back pain study
Feb 12, 2020
At 52 weeks, most participants reported that they were still practicing the tai chi they had learned during the intervention.
Social support tied to lower mortality in older women with colorectal cancer
Jan 23, 2020
Women with few social supports had 42% higher cancer mortality than their better-connected peers, a Kaiser Permanente study has found.
Heading toward a single payer?
Aug 01, 2014
Providers should expect to be paid exclusively through managed care systems by 2025, a former White House adviser said in July.
With infection rates at 50-year high, whooping cough vaccine recommended for seniors
Nov 30, 2012
Adults ages 65 and older are being urged with renewed emphasis to get the whooping cough (tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis/Tdap) vaccine, according to a new study published Thursday.
Institute of Medicine checklist offers guidelines for healthcare executives
Jun 08, 2012
Healthcare executives should have full understanding about the benefits of healthcare information technology as a means for improving outcomes and lowering costs, new guidelines recommend.