Maintaining social connection in a time of physical distance

  • May 27, 2020

The arrival of the novel coronavirus has raised unprecedented challenges across the globe. In our collective effort to help flatten the curve of this pandemic, we are making substantial changes to our daily lives. Physical distancing policies currently in place…

Pharma Marketing 101

Drug policy 101: Pharmaceutical marketing tactics

  • February 4, 2020

Pharmaceutical marketing aims to shape both patient and clinician perceptions about a drug’s benefit and can significantly impact patient and clinician decisions that then affect outcomes, in addition to draining government and health care system resources. This paper describes the…

When the best prescription is deprescribing

  • January 29, 2020

Several years ago, an elderly patient — let’s call her Eve — came to Kaiser Permanente because she was dazed and feeling “out of it” on a regular basis. Her family chalked it up to old age and eventually contemplated…

At a Glance: Kaiser Permanente’s Participation in Health First Colorado

  • January 15, 2020

Medicaid provides health coverage to eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults and people with disabilities. Medicaid is administered by states, according to federal requirements and is jointly funded by states and the federal government. Colorado’s Medicaid program is…

At a Glance: Kaiser Permanente’s Participation in QUEST Integration

  • January 15, 2020

Medicaid provides health coverage to eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults and people with disabilities. Medicaid is administered by states, according to federal requirements and is jointly funded by states and the federal government. Hawaii’s Medicaid program is…

At a Glance: Kaiser Permanente’s Participation in Oregon Health Plan

  • January 15, 2020

Medicaid provides health coverage to eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults and people with disabilities. Medicaid is administered by states, according to federal requirements and is jointly funded by states and the federal government. Oregon’s Medicaid program is…

At a Glance: Kaiser Permanente’s Participation in HealthChoice

  • January 15, 2020

Medicaid provides health coverage to eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults and people with disabilities. Medicaid is administered by states, according to federal requirements and is jointly funded by states and the federal government. Maryland's Medicaid program is…