Kaiser Permanente's unique combination of clinical experts and health IT tools improves patient safety, coordinates care and decision-making, enhances documentation, supports adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines, improves provider and operational efficiency and makes care more convenient for our members.
Examples of Kaiser Permanente's leading service and quality initiatives
-- Online convenience and choice --- members have 24/7 secure access to
manage their health online through kp.org, including the ability to
email their doctor, check lab results, refill prescriptions, view
immunizations, enroll in personalized health programs, and more.
-- Physician quality --- 99 percent of physician shareholders are board
certified. In 2008, 71 physicians received the NCQA's highest honor
for excellence in diabetes care.
-- Pioneering information technology --- Kaiser Permanente boasts the
world's largest civilian electronic medical record system. This
sophisticated technology improves safety and allows clinicians to
proactively outreach and support patients from preventive screenings to
-- Proven quality outcomes --- members are more likely to receive proven
treatments for chronic diseases like asthma, heart disease, and diabetes
to improve their health.
-- Warm welcomes --- New members receive a personal phone call and
customized new member kit which includes information about how to ac
|SOURCE Kaiser Permanente Colorado|
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