Kaiser Permanente News Center Podcasts — 2007
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Kaiser Permanente podcasts present the latest health and health research news in MP3 format, suitable for playing on your computer or downloading to your portable music device. Previous topics have included Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect®, Kaiser Permanente’s electronic health record; childhood obesity; colon cancer; health care reform, and Kaiser Permanente’s farmers’ market program.
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||Kaiser Permanente’s Thrive Campaign Discussed in Podcast
The top two Kaiser Permanente marketing executives in charge of the Thrive campaign, Diane Gage Lofgren and Christine Paige, shared the latest Thrive news in this podcast. To learn about everything from Allison Janney to Kid Wisdom, tune in now.
||Trina Histon Discusses the Amazing Food Detective
Trina Histon, practice leader for weight management in Kaiser Permanente’s Care Management Institute, shares her ideas about healthy eating, active living, and “The Incredible Adventures of the Amazing Food Detective” in this KP News Center podcast.
||Preston Maring, MD, Shares Healthy Harvest in Podcast
Dr. Maring shared the latest news about making available organic, locally grown produce for both the organization’s members and employees.
||George Halvorson on The News Hour with Jim Lehrer: Universal Coverage, Competition and Healthcare IT
George Halvorson discusses universal coverage, competition and health care information technology with Susan Dentzer, On-Air Correspondent, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, in advance of the World Health Care Congress. The meeting was held in Washington, D.C., April 22 – 24, 2007.
||KP Division of Research Examines How Genes and the Environment Influence Common Diseases
The Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in California recently launched a research project that will examine how genes and the environment influence common diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes. The organization is now in the process of inviting KP members to participate in a survey, the first step in building the research program.
Kaiser Permanente’s Karl Sonkin recently spoke with Catherine Schaefer, PhD, director of the research program, who reported that the project is moving forward at a rapid pace. So far, more than 275,000 KP members have responded to the survey.
||Colon Cancer: Options for Prevention and Determining Who is at Risk
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Kaiser Permanente is participating in National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, a prevention campaign that spotlights the disease.
Kaiser Permanente’s Jacque Montgomery spoke with Karin Kempe, MD, family medicine physician at Kaiser Permanente Colorado's Hidden Lake Medical Offices, about options for prevention as well as how to determine who is at risk for colon cancer.