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CEO Bernard J. Tyson Welcomes All to the Care Stories Blog

Posted by in Get To Know Us on 17. Apr, 2014 | 1 Comment

Members are describing what it’s like to experience care at Kaiser Permanente: great care by great people. … more

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Organ Donation: A Q&A With Juan Alvergue, MD

Posted by in Excellent Care, Get To Know Us on 16. Apr, 2014 | 0 Comments

Organ donation is the process of giving an organ or part of an organ for the purpose of transplantation into another person.* While some view organ donation as a controversial process, a single organ donor can save up to eight lives, and enhance the lives of up to 100 more. The Care Stories team sat down with Juan Alvergue, MD, … more

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Joanne Schottinger,MD Discusses Colon Cancer Prevention

Posted by in Excellent Care, Get To Know Us, Prevention on 12. Mar, 2014 | 2 Comments

Colon cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer … more

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Southern California Flu Coordinators: Keeping Members Safe

Posted by in Excellent Care, Get To Know Us, Prevention on 12. Mar, 2014 | 0 Comments

The importance of the flu vaccine cannot be underestimated, and preparing for flu season is a year-round job for Kaiser Permanente’s Southern California flu coordinators. Being a flu coordinator is a big job, but each year these staff members take on additional responsibilities to keep Kaiser Permanente members safe from the influenza virus. In addition to their normal daytime responsibilities … more

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Adamma Ajufoh, RN: Going Beyond Her Role to Care for Patients

Posted by in Compassion, Excellent Care, Get To Know Us on 03. Mar, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a manager, Adamma is not expected to perform patient care, but she gladly rolls up her shirt sleeves to make sure our patients are taken care of. … more

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Yong Shin, MD, Shares Healthy Heart Tips

Posted by in Excellent Care, Get To Know Us, Prevention on 05. Feb, 2014 | 0 Comments

Laughter, exercise and eating right are good for your heart … more

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Dr. Jack Der-Sarkissian Provides Tips for Healthy Living

Posted by in Compassion, Excellent Care, Get To Know Us on 05. Jan, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you made it a resolution to get healthy in 2013? If so, a good first step would be to make a visit to see your doctor and get a clear picture of your total health. … more

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Judy Olive, RN: Connecting with Patients is Key

Posted by in Compassion, Get To Know Us on 03. Jan, 2014 | 0 Comments

Judy believes that instilling trust and confidence in her patients helps to create a genuine connection. … more

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Bob Sallis, MD Talks About Getting Started Walking

Posted by in Excellent Care, Get To Know Us on 01. Dec, 2013 | 0 Comments

Most people advise you to visit your doctor before starting any exercise program. However, Bob Sallis, MD explains that there’s no reason you can’t start a simple walking routine right now. In the video, Dr. Sallis explains how (and why) to start a moderate program, and what do watch out for so you don’t experience any injuries. Get more information … more

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Ricardo Charles, CRNA, Dedicates His Time to Those in Need Across the Globe

Posted by in Compassion, Excellent Care, Get To Know Us on 01. Dec, 2013 | 0 Comments

After a service trip to Guatemala opened his eyes to the need for trained medical staff abroad, Oakland Medical Center, certified registered nurse anesthetist Ricardo Charles dedicated his life to the helping underserved populations by providing them with culturally competent healthcare. Ricardo’s community service endeavors have taken him across the globe, from assisting in orthopedic surgery alongside Operation Rainbow in Latin … more