Fighting Hunger During the Holiday

We know that “total health” is about more than absence of sickness, it’s about having a safe place to live, food to eat and nurturing, supportive relationships among other things. The holidays are always a great time to do what…

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The dirty truth about receipts

Guest blogger Joel Sigler is senior manager for Kaiser Permanente National Environmental, Health & Safety The Center for Total Health has a self- service health assessment machine that provides visitors a printed receipt indicating their weight and body mass index…

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First Mother’s Day Without Mom

Patti Harvey, senior VP, Medicare Clinical Operations and Population Care, and executive director, Care Management Institute, has been a nurse for years, but nothing in her training prepared her for her role as her mother’s caregiver. On Mother’s Day, I…

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CEO Roundtable Policy Summit 2016

  On April 29, the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health hosted a policy summit convened by the American Heart Association’s CEO Roundtable. The CEO Roundtable represents 26 CEOs, including Bernard J. Tyson, from some of America’s largest corporations and…

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Paving the Way to Active, Sensored Streets: Part 2

Our guest blogger this week is Sam Piper, Senior Planner, Alta Planning + Design. Alta Planning + Design designs and implements bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure for cities and institutions. This is part 2 of his blog. Click here to read Part 1.  The streets…

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National Healthcare Decisions Day: April 16

In recognition of National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16, Christina Kerby, a senior communications consultant with Kaiser Permanente's Care Management Institute,  spoke with people who have recently participated in Life Care Planning along with their facilitators about why these conversations are important…

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