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Kaiser Permanente Northwest Announces New Agreement With Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

New partnership will expand access and convenience and increase care coordination for current and future Clark County members

January 15, 2013 — Kaiser Permanente Northwest is entering into an agreement with Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center to serve Kaiser Permanente members in the Vancouver area. The agreement is designed to bring two industry-leading health care organizations together to better serve health needs in the Clark County area.  

Kaiser Permanente Community Fund Awards More Than $2.5 Million in Grants to 22 Local Nonprofit Organizations

January 10, 2013 — As part of its annual grant initiative, the Kaiser Permanente Community Fund has awarded $2,532,995 to 22 organizations that work to eliminate health disparities within Oregon and Southwest Washington.

The Kaiser Permanente Community Fund is a partnership between Kaiser Permanente Northwest and the Northwest Health Foundation. The fund’s objective is to improve the health of local communities served by Kaiser Permanente Northwest.

Daughter Fights Kaiser Permanente for Mother’s Care

After her mother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, Elizabeth Schneider found herself in a quandary with Kaiser about her care

December 20, 2012 -- Pancreatic cancer is often a deadly diagnosis. Statistics indicate that 25 percent of people live less than a year.

So when a CT scan revealed a malignant mass in her mother’s pancreas last June, Elizabeth Schneider and her sister were determined to do everything possible to keep their mother alive. What ensued turned into a contentious battle over quality of care with Kaiser Permanente, her mother’s insurance plan.

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