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Kaiser Permanente in the News — 2008

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12/23/08 Drive to Thrive: Kaiser Rose Parade Float Features Courageous Kids, Long Beach (Calif.) Press-Telegram
12/15/08 Health IT Could Save Lives, Billions of Dollars, Rocky Mountain News
12/11/08 Cerebral Palsy More Likely in Late Preterm Babies, USA Today
12/9/08 Domestic Violence: The Hidden Workplace Cost for Employers, California Broker Magazine
12/8/08 Angels in Waiting Bring Neonatal Nursing Home, Nurse.com
12/5/08 For Innovators, There is Brainpower in Numbers, New York Times
12/3/08 Kaiser Permanente Develops Unique Laboratory to Test Tech Products' Usefulness, San Jose Mercury News
12/2/08 Press 'One' If You Want Your Child to Eat Right, Center for the Advancement of Health
11/28/08 Kaiser Bans Smoking at All Sites in the State, Honolulu Star-Bulletin
11/17/08 Open Season Talk with Kaiser Permanente (mp3), Federal News Radio (WFED 1500 AM)
11/16/08 Congo Conflict Won't Stop Doctor, Wife From Helping, Sacramento Bee
11/12/08 Local Surgeon's Quilt Project Celebrates Breast Cancer Patients' Hope and Determination, Menlo Park (Calif.) Almanac
11/12/08 VoiceCon: IT Will Revolutionize Health Care, InformationWeek
11/9/08 All in the Attitude: Trish Tampas Dropped Excuses – And Weight, Sacramento Bee
11/3/08 Risks: Extra Pregnancy Weight Tied to Big Baby, New York Times
10/29/08 The Bottom Line Blog: The Envelope, Please, SFGate.com
10/23/08 Safe Routes to School Keep Kids Healthy, Denver Post
10/23/08 Happy Birthday – Now Go Get That Mammogram, Honolulu Star-Tribune
10/22/08 Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Preterm Delivery, USA Today
10/21/08 Mapping the Future of Health Care Delivery, MarketWatch.com
10/10/08 Major Health Care Reform Likely, Says Kaiser's CEO, Portland (Ore.) Business Journal
10/10/08 Battling Diabetes With Diet and Exercise, U.S. News and World Report
10/9/08 Red Wine May Ward Off Lung Cancer, Reuters
10/7/08 Doctor Discusses New SIDS Study, Fox News Channel 8, Cleveland
10/3/08 CEOs Who Lead the Way - George C. Halvorson, Kaiser Permanente, Diversity Executive magazine (pg 41), Sep-Oct 2008
10/2/08 Kaiser Adds Counties to Medicare Program, Rocky Mountain News
10/2/08 Kaiser Permanente Opens Environmentally Friendly Hospital in Modesto, Calif., Health News Digest
10/1/08 Green Living: Kaiser Hospital Modesto, KTXL Channel 40
9/23/08 Kaiser, Mid Atlantic Top Managed-Care Rankings, Baltimore Sun
9/22/08 Kaiser's New Modesto Medical Center is Friendly for Patients, Staff and the Environment, Advance for Nurses
9/18/08 New Kaiser Hospital in Modesto Ready to Open on Oct. 1, Modesto (Calif.) Bee
9/18/08 Kaiser Permanente Grant Will Help Grady Patients, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
9/16/08 Shining Stars: Valisa Saunders, Honolulu Star-Bulletin
9/16/08 Doctor's Efforts to Promote Fitness are Honored, Riverside (Calif.) Press-Enterprise
9/10/08 Real Health Advertising:Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Has Its Benefits, Healthcommentary.com
9/7/08 Grady Hospital Gets $5 Million Gift from Insurer, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
8/31/08 Digital Divide, San Diego Union-Tribune
8/27/08 Some Schools to Start Serving Local, Seasonal Foods, KATU-TV (Portland, Ore.)
8/21/08 Health Dialogues: The Health Effects of Economic Insecurity, KQED FM/National Public Radio
8/18/08 With Insurance or Not, Thousands Attend Health Fair, Modesto (Calif.) Bee
8/15/08 Kaiser's Thrive Campaign Expands Online, Outdoor Ads, San Francisco Business Times
8/15/08 Early Weight Loss Improves Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetics, Nursing Times (United Kingdom)
8/15/08 Health Fairs Offer Medical, Dental Exams, Stockton (Calif.) Record
8/4/08 Startup Uses Video Games to Heal Young People, San Francisco Chronicle
8/2/08 Free Health Clinic Offers Alternative Medicine, ABC Channel 30 (Fresno, Calif.)
7/30/08 California Hospitals Consider Environment in Projects to Comply with Seismic Safety Rules, California Healthline
7/30/08 Isle Hospitals' Performance Earns National Recognition, Honolulu Star-Bulletin
7/28/08 In California Hospitals, a Design Evolution for Patients, Los Angeles Times
7/22/08 Lose Weight: Keep a Food Diary, Good Morning America
7/22/08 Softball Player Still in the Game at 82, Cleveland Plain Dealer
7/22/08 Rose Bowl Event to Showcase Divers Headed for the Olympics, Los Angeles Times
7/20/08 A Food Diary Can Help People Lose Weight, Sacramento Bee
7/16/08 Two Peninsula Hospitals Lauded for Treatment of Stroke Patients, Oakland (Calif.) Tribune
7/15/08 Toward Purer Medicine, San Francisco Chronicle
7/8/08 Food Diary May Double Your Weight Loss, ABC World News
7/8/08 Using Food Diaries Doubles Weight Loss, Study Shows, USA Today
7/8/08 What Works, Newsweek
7/5/08 Kaiser Wins Green Awards, Mill Valley (Calif.) Herald
7/1/08 Sweet Relief, Honolulu Magazine
6/27/08 Kaiser Grants $738,000 to Community Group, Stockton (Calif) Record
6/26/08 Study: Drug Users Can Have Healthy Babies If Treated Early, USA Today
6/26/08 Open Up and Say Online, Baltimore Sun
6/23/08 Kaiser Permanente on Leading Edge of Health IT, U.S. Insurance News
6/23/08 Social Ties May Help Dementia Risk, WebMD.com
6/19/08 Child Star Still Shines, Sacramento Bee
6/18/08 Minorities Lag in Health Care, Portland (Ore.) Oregonian
6/11/08 Music is Medicine at Kaiser, Where the Search is On for Musicians, Sacramento Bee
6/10/08 Kaiser Permanente, Microsoft Team Up on Managing Health Data Online, Cleveland Plain Dealer
6/9/08 Kaiser to Test Linking Health Records to Microsoft, Reuters
06/9/08 Kaiser Backs Microsoft Patient Data Plan, New York Times
6/9/08 Kaiser, Microsoft Partner on Online Health Records Pilot, iHealthbeat
6/5/08 Proud Mom Sees Son Graduate Via Webcast, Sacramento Bee
6/4/08 Greening Healthcare, EverGreen Magazine
6/3/08 Get Your Kids Healthy by Gardening, ABC Channel 7
6/1/08 Kaiser Begins Countdown for New Facility, Vacaville (Calif.) Daily Reporter
5/31/08 Good Care Models, Boston Globe
5/23/08 Farmers' Markets Put a Familiar Face on Fresh Produce, Capital Press
5/22/08 The Best Me, KGO Channel 7
5/22/08 Kaiser Permanente Bringing Jobs to Colorado, Denver Business Journal
5/22/08 For Hospitals, It's Not Easy Being Green, The Wall Street Journal
5/15/08 Kaiser Completes EHR Roll Out; Are National Efforts Close Behind?, iHealthbeat
5/13/08 Free Lithonia Clinic to Enlarge Mission, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
5/9/08 Billboard Design Contest Winners Say No to Smoking, Sacramento Bee
5/7/08 Kaiser Honors Nurse Veterans at Ceremony, Vallejo (Calif.) Times-Herald
4/25/08 The DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for African Americans, DiversityInc.com
4/21/08 Kaiser Implements Local Produce Program, ABC Channel 7 News
4/18/08 More Room for Healing, Honolulu Advertiser
4/9/08 Building to Heal, Vallejo Times-Herald,
4/4/08 Belly Fat in Middle Age Raises Risk of Dementia Later in Life, Voice of America
4/1/08 A Green Bill of Health, Continental Magazine
3/27/08 Study Links Middle-Age Belly Fat to Dementia, Washington Post
3/26/08 A Turn to Alternative Chemicals, New York Times
3/25/08 Patients and Families Consider Palliative Care, Denver Post
3/25/08 Panorama City Gets New Hospital, Los Angeles Daily News
3/11/08 Hands On Gulf Coast On the Move, Biloxi (Miss.) Sun-Herald
3/11/08 Want to Know More About PHRs?, Washington Post
3/4/08 Ex-Kaiser Permanente Director Dies, Contra Costa (Calif.) Times
3/1/08 Schools Will See Expanded Services, Oakland (Calif.) Tribune
2/25/08 Meeting Focuses on Small Farms, Fresno (Calif.) Bee
2/12/08 On the Run at Kaiser, MidWeek magazine (Hawaii)
2/12/08 More Medical Providers are Moving to Computerized Patient Records to Allow Better Tracking, Access and Communication, Santa Rosa (Calif.) Press Democrat
2/5/08 Emergency Expansion, Clackamas (Ore.) Review
1/24/08 Living Life on the Run (profile of KP Hawaii President Janet Liang), Honolulu Advertiser
1/21/08 Study: Caffeine Can Increase Miscarriage Risk, National Public Radio
1/21/08 Pregnancy Problems Tied to Caffeine, New York Times
1/22/08 Kaiser Employees Spruce Up Farm Center on MLK Day, Napa Valley (Calif.) Register
1/11/08 Kaiser Prescribes Critical Mass and New Opportunity, San Jose Business Journal
1/10/08 Seeing the Light, Sacramento Bee
1/2/08 Kaiser Permanente Wins Tournament of Roses Parade Trophy, Los Angeles Times