Maryland reinsurance efforts: A case study

  • May 11, 2018
We often refer to states as ‘laboratories of democracy,’ as key first responders whose actions can inform a whole nation. By Murray Ross, PhD, Vice President and Institute for Health Policy Director.

Coffee talk with Julie Stoss, Vice President, Government Relations

  • March 29, 2018

Julie Hutcheson Stoss, JD is a vice president in Kaiser Permanente’s government relations department and has worked at Kaiser Permanente since 1999. She leads the department’s efforts to develop policy positions and priorities with respect to proposed government actions. We sat…

Institute For Health Policy Staff

Reducing youth firearm suicide risk: Evidence for opportunities

  • March 29, 2018

In the February edition of Pediatrics, Dr. David Grossman, senior investigator with Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, provided commentary on a new study that addresses whether families with children and/or adolescents with elevated risk factors for injury have different…

Susan Dentzer

Telemedicine and a vision for health care without walls

  • January 4, 2018

This blog first appeared on the Center for Total Health blog. Consider these real-world vignettes: 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…

Cecilia Echeverría

Defining the next generation of behavioral health strategies

  • September 26, 2017

Today, one in five American adults experiences a mental health issue, and one in 10 young people experiences a period of major depression. The number of people struggling with conditions such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and substance abuse…