Kaiser Permanente News Center Podcasts — 2010
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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|11/9/10||An Interview with Dr. Ernie Bodai, Creator of the Breast Cancer Stamp
Listen to the podcast with Kaiser Permanente physician Balazs “Ernie” Bodai, MD, a national leader in breast cancer research who has been nominated for a Congressional Gold Medal by the U.S. House of Representatives. More than 900 million breast cancer stamps have been sold in the United States — more than the Elvis memorial stamp — providing over $73 million for life-saving research. Read more >
|11/4/10||Music from the Kaiser Permanente Thrive ‘Plus One’ Ad Available for Download
You asked for it, and here it is: The music from the 2010 Thrive ad “Plus One”, by Nylon Studios, is available to play here and download through the News Center’s iTunes channel. “There's a bun in the oven and my girl's all aglow on this fine day,” starts the ad, which ends with “Everything for you and your baby's health in one place.”
Watch the TV ad “Plus One.”
|10/3/10||Richard McCarthy, MD, Discusses New Capitol Hill Medical Center
Kaiser Permanente, a leading not-for-profit health plan and care provider, will open a new medical facility in 2011, bringing health care innovation directly to the front door of Capitol Hill. Richard McCarthy, MD, physician-in-chief of the Maryland/D.C. area, discusses innovative features and the state-of-the-art health care that will be offered to area members. Read more >
|6/21/10||Why Everyone Should Be Tested For HIV
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. Listen as Michael Horberg, MD, Kaiser Permanente’s director of HIV/AIDS and a newly appointed member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, discusses recommendations for broad HIV testing, and also advances in treatment for the virus that enable people to live long, productive lives.
Watch related video “Get Tested for HIV — Kaiser Permanente, Youth Radio Team Up to Promote HIV Testing.”
|6/4/10||Atrial Fibrillation: How it May Affect You
Kaiser Permanente researchers Albert Yuh-Jer Shen, MS, MD, FACC and Alan S. Go, MD discuss atrial fibrillation and how it is one of the most potent risk factors for ischemic stroke, the leading cause of disability and third leading cause of death in the U.S. Read more >
|5/10/10||Kaiser Permanente Physician Touts Importance of Fitness and Exercise for a Healthy Workforce
Robert Sallis, MD, is a board-certified family physician in Southern California and the immediate past president of the American College of Sports Medicine. He’s also one of four Kaiser Permanente experts who recently contributed to Healthy Employees, Healthy Business, a book published by Nolo that offers business owners tips and advice for implementing a low-cost workforce health program. In this podcast, Dr. Sallis discusses the concept of ‘Exercise is Medicine’ and examines how a healthier workforce can have a positive impact on a business’ bottom line. Hear tips on how employers can easily adapt fitness and exercise for the workplace to promote a healthier culture.
|3/17/10||Doug Bonacum and Suzanne Graham Encourage Patients to Have “Healthy Conversations for Safer Health Care”
2010 Patient Safety Awareness Week was March 7–13, and this year Kaiser Permanente joined thousands of other health care organization to observe the event and to support this year's theme of “Let’s Talk: Healthy Conversations for Safer Health Care.” In this podcast, we speak with Doug Bonacum, Kaiser Permanente's vice president of Safety Management, and Suzanne Graham, director of Patient Safety, California Regions, to discuss Patient Safety Awareness Week and what Kaiser Permanente is doing to improve the safety of our members. Bonacum and Graham also talk about a few things every patient can do to be engaged in safer health care throughout the year.
|2/9/10||Ray Baxter Comments on First Lady Michelle Obama’s Pledge to Curb Childhood Obesity
Interviewed hours after the First Lady’s news conference, Baxter said he was grateful that the First Lady is taking the leading role in advocating for a comprehensive, clinical and community-based prevention approach to developing solutions to this nationwide problem. Read more >
|1/11/10||Kaiser Permanente H1N1 Virus Podcast for Northern California Available in English and Spanish
A conversation about the H1N1 virus and vaccine with Randy Bergen, MD and Dolores Radding in English. | El Español: Una conversación acerca del virus H1N1 y la vacuna con con Ian Bardos, MD y Edwin Garcia en el Español.
|1/7/10||Podcast Reviews SVP Christine Paige’s Feb. 3 Keynote at the 2010 Employer Health and Human Capital Congress
Paige, Kaiser Permanente’s senior vice president for marketing and internet services, spoke at the World Congress event about how to use technology to enhance health and wellness management. Read more >