February 29, 2012 — As part of its ongoing commitment to improve the health of the communities it serves, Kaiser Permanente announced today that it is rolling out an aggressive strategy to reduce its overall greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2020, compared with its 2008 levels. The strategy includes plans to invest in clean and renewable energy sources while also targeting energy conservation measures.
January 26, 2012 -- Kaiser Permanente announced today the Kaiser Permanente HIV Challenge to help health care providers nationwide improve health equity for people living with HIV by increasing access to HIV care and improving health outcomes.
December 14, 2011 - The Kaiser Permanente Center for Heart and Vascular Care at Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center has been ranked the No. 1 heart surgery center in Oregon for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) operations.
The Center for Heart and Vascular Care earned three stars from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for outstanding work on a variety of quality measures including overall performance, patient survival, complications, and medication management. It’s the only program in the state to receive the top rating.