Prevention and Wellness

Prevention and Wellness

A Call to Action: Health Care Delivery Systems Must Address Food Insecurity

Roger hasn’t been taking his blood pressure medication, even though he agrees with his doctor that it will reduce his risk of a stroke. Josephine, usually...

Research Round Up: New Findings Challenge Current View on Maternal and Childhood Obesity

The obesity epidemic continues to threaten the health and well-being of millions of adults and youth in the United States. This month’s Research Roundup highlights...

Health and Well-Being: Broadening Terminology, Improving Total Health

A newly-published paper by researchers from Health Partners and Kaiser Permanente challenges the health policy community to broaden its perspective by focusing on “well-being” as the ultimate goal of health.

Research Roundup: Continued Safety and Effectiveness of Vaccinations

Three studies from the research centers at Kaiser Permanente shed light on the safety and effectiveness of vaccines.  These findings include innovative ways to...

#Rx2Move – Webinar Series

Webinar #3: Investing In Active Communities  By advocating for and investing in active transportation, public recreational spaces and school-based health initiatives, health care organizations can...

Prescription to Move (#Rx2Move)

Welcome to #Rx2Move, a new thought leadership campaign from the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy and the American College of Sports Medicine.   Please access...

Research Roundup: Preventive Screening is Gleaning for Good Health

Kaiser Permanente promotes wellness, delivers high quality care, and manages chronic disease in order to improve total health. Screening for health conditions is fundamental...

#Rx2Move – Social Media Campaign

Kaiser Permanente and The American College of Sports Medicine urge you to join us in using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to raise awareness about...

Research Roundup: Staying One Step Ahead of Your Health

Close to 2,000 studies involving Kaiser Permanente (KP) clinicians and researchers are in progress at any given time across the organization’s seven regional research...

Bi-Partisan Policy Center: A Prevention Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care in America

In 2014, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) convened a Prevention Task Force to focus on opportunities for investing in prevention as a way to improve health...