Laura Holladay, RN: Helping Moms Thrive in the Maternity Ward

Posted by in Compassion, Excellent Care, Get To Know Us on 04. May, 2014 | 0 Comments

For the past 19 years, Laura Holladay, RN, has dedicated her life to caring for expectant families and their children. “My family says it’s a calling,” Laura says. “I just woke up one morning in college and decided I wanted to be a nurse.” She was studying pre-law at the time. Since joining Kaiser Permanente in 2004, Laura has led … more

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ann Wells, MD Discusses Diabetes and Tips to Stay Healthy

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

Diabetes is a condition that can affect many different parts of the body. With proper care, medication, exercise, diet and lifestyle changes, many people who have diabetes continue to live active, healthy lives. … more

Kathleen Agee, RN: Championing Glucose Control

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

“I always knew I would be a nurse,” said Kaiser Permanente Sunnyside Medical Center’s Kathleen Agee, RN. When she began her career as a travel nurse, Kathleen journeyed around the country for six years before landing at Kaiser Permanente Sunnyside Medical Center in 1996. She’s been there ever since. Recently, she received an award for extraordinary nursing for her work … more

Sandra Orozco’s Persistence Results in Lifesaving Screening

Posted by in Ease and Convenience, Get To Know Us, Prevention on 08. Oct, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sandra Orozco’s life-saving mission began with a simple request from her patient … more