Reaching Beyond Delivery System Walls To Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening

This article first appeared in Health Affairs Blog, republished here with permission. Payers are increasingly using value-based payment to push delivery systems to redefine their product...

Active Design: A Prescription to Move

What is active design? The term refers to an approach to designing new facilities or improving existing buildings with the goal of boosting users’ physical activity levels.

A Provider and Payor’s Perspective on Drug Pricing

On January 23rd, the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) held the Affordable Drugs Stakeholder Meeting.

Kaiser Permanente takes on Medical and Health Issues with the National Academy of Medicine

Oakland, CA – As part of its longstanding relationship with the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine), Kaiser Permanente has announced...

Respecting Choices National Share the Experience Summit

More than 200 people from 30 states and three countries attended the inaugural Respecting Choices® National Share the Experience Summit. A diverse assemblage of physicians...

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...

Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy Names 2016-2017 Health Journalism Fellows

Journalists play a critical role bringing stories about important health issues to the attention of the public and policymakers. This week, the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy (KPIHP) named...

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.

Investing in Active Communities

On September 21st, the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy and the American College of Sports Medicine held “Investing in Active Communities,” the third tweet-chat