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Telemedicine and a Vision for Health Care Without Walls

Consider these real-world vignettes: o A mother is in the midst of an emergency delivery of a baby at a small local hospital. But her baby is born safely because her doctor got real-time guidance by videoconference from an academic…

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Holiday Season Also Means It’s Flu Season

As the holidays are in full swing, the flu season, unfortunately, is also off to an early start. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza activity in the United States this year has been increasing since the…

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Hot Topics at the Center

A lot has happened recently at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health, where we proudly host regular meetings with local community clinics and providers on a wide range of topics. As such, in November, we continued our series of…

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Patient Portals a Helping Hand for Families

A new study – designed with the direct assistance of Kaiser Permanente members who use kp.org shows just how valuable the patient portal has become for helping family members to participate in each other’s care. Kaiser Permanente has offered its members…

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It was a great October at the Center!

Here’s what you missed at the Center for Total Health in October October was a busy month at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health. We were proud to host a variety of groups for tours and meetings. We began…

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Healthy Eating for a Healthy Meeting

Lunchtime often provides a crucial moment to refresh during a hectic workday, conference or meeting. But without carefully considering the nutritional value of this midday meal, people can often find themselves in a post-lunch slump, or even tugging at their…

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BUILDing Together for Healthier Communities

Health is commonly thought of through the lens of health care–the doctor’s office, the emergency room, and the prescriptions. But in reality, much of health is dependent on our environment—our homes; our access to fresh food and transportation; where we…

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Here’s what you missed at the Center for Total Health in September

The status of your health extends far beyond the four walls of a medical center and what most consider traditional “health care.” Events hosted in September at the center highlighted a variety of organizations’ exciting efforts to tackle the bigger…

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