Navigation Links
Kaiser Permanente Approves $11 Million in Community Benefit Grants
Date:7/28/2009

atient surgery program. In Orange County, more than 12 percent of adults and 8 percent of the children are uninsured, and access to specialty care is limited. Access OC, based on the Operation Access model above, identifies, recruits and coordinates donated services of Kaiser Permanente medical professionals and medical facilities to provide free outpatient surgical care to Orange County's uninsured and working poor. These free surgeries enable many people to overcome ailments that previously prevented them from working.

The John Wesley County Hospital Institute of Los Angeles is the recipient of a $250,000 grant over two years to address the issue of recuperative care for homeless patients following surgery. The grant, issued to the Recuperative Care Program at the Weingart Center, will be used to maintain five recuperative care beds for a year, and provide 24-hour nursing care and case management services to homeless persons recently discharged from area hospitals.

Strengthening Communities' Safety Net

The Effort, a Sacramento, Calif., community clinic providing primary care, was awarded a $200,000 grant to reopen the Oak Park clinic. This funding will enable the clinic, which was recently closed due to state budget cuts, to reopen and provide primary care, prenatal care and mental health services to the Oak Park community in which more than 30 percent of the residents have household incomes at or below the Federal Poverty Level.

The Challenge Center of La Mesa, Calif., is the recipient of a $70,000 grant to support the Center's Extended Physical Therapy and Assisted Fitness Program for one year. The program will provide physical and health/wellness services for 50 people living with severe physical disabilities in San Diego County.

The National Patient Safety Foundation in Boston, Mass., received a $718,010 grant over two years for the "Patient Safety Initiative at Ame
'/>"/>

SOURCE Kaiser Permanente
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Webcast Alert: Kaiser Permanente Residency Program Open House
2. Kaiser Permanente Achieves Climate Action Leader Status
3. Kaiser Permanente study: Alcohol amount, not type -- wine, beer, liquor -- triggers breast cancer
4. Kaiser Permanente Study Shows Alcohol Consumption - No Matter Beverage Type - Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
5. Kaiser Permanente Study Shows One in Seven Women are Depressed Before, During, or After Pregnancy
6. Kaiser Permanente Named Green Electronics Champion by EPA, Green Electronics Council
7. WellBound Teams With Kaiser Permanente to Open New Self-Care Dialysis Center in Sacramento, CA
8. Kaiser Permanente Joins With Top Health Care Groups to Create Healthier Hospital Environments
9. Kaiser Permanente study shows electronic medical records and outreach improve osteoporosis care
10. Kaiser Permanente CEO Receives Diversity Leadership Award
11. Kaiser Permanente and Golden State Warriors Team Up to Fight Childhood Obesity
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... jacket is a hip- or waist-length garment for the ... in the front or slightly on the side. A ... a coat, which is outerwear. Some jackets are fashionable, ... well-known clothing manufacturer and retailer, has delightedly released its ... are offered at extremely low prices? , The ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Older people become more physically vulnerable during bereavement, new ... hormones during bereavement changes with age, British researchers say. ... more likely to have weakened immune systems and develop ... and months after loss, we can suffer from reduced ... white blood cell and as such are essential at ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Limited spots remain at Becker's Healthcare's upcoming ... are still available for Becker's ASC 21st Annual Meeting ... 23-25, 2014 at the Swissotel Chicago. , Only 10 ... Strategy Roundtable on November 4, 2014 at the Ritz ... Hospital Review Chief Executive Officer Strategy Roundtable on November ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... manufacture and refine carbon dioxide, selling it to downstream ... largest markets for carbon dioxide are food and beverage ... products, such as fruits, vegetables or pizzas. The gas ... Beverage manufacturers use the compound to carbonate soft drinks, ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, Sept. 18, 2014 (HealthDay ... can quickly alter the way brain cells communicate with one ... Sept. 18 in Current Biology , are a step ... Experts said the hope is to eventually be able to ... a drug -- and which people would fare better with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cool Jackets Are For Sale At Fecbek.com 2Health News:Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says 2Health News:Limited Spots Remain at Becker's Upcoming ASC and Hospital Conferences 2Health News:Carbon Dioxide Production in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 2Health News:Carbon Dioxide Production in the US Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 3Health News:One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says 2Health News:One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says 3
... States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship ... J. Snowe, R-Maine, today convened a roundtable to ... small businesses. Participants at the roundtable, entitled "Healthcare ... of Small Businesses," included U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, ...
... -- Skyrocketing prescription drug prices are stinging Illinoisans over the ... the basics, like food and utilities, in order to afford needed ... drugs see record price increases, the majority of the state,s 50 ... medications in the coming year. , , "No ...
... "Keratosis Pilaris," "Keratosis Pilaris." Hmm, sounds weird, doesn,t it? ... to the American Academy of Dermatology nags 40 percent of ... family of moisturizers is launching www.littleredbumps.com , ... associated with Keratosis Pilaris also known as KP. , ...
... OAKLAND, Calif., July 9 Members of SEIU UHW ... outside the Oakland Federal Building, 1301 Clay Street, to release newly ... former top union officials were advised by their attorney that some ... and then followed their lawyer,s advice on how to cover them ...
... can cause menstrual woes, infertility, researchers note , THURSDAY, ... bring some relief to the one in 10 women ... disease called polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). , ... hormones -- including testosterone -- and often develop ovarian ...
... chest pain patients in the emergency department, instead of the ... length of stay and hospital charges, according to a study ... WA. The SOC workup, which is timely and expensive, consists ... stress testing. , , Fifty patients were included in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Landrieu, Snowe Convene Roundtable on Healthcare for Small Businesses 2Health News:Landrieu, Snowe Convene Roundtable on Healthcare for Small Businesses 3Health News:High Rx Costs Hammering Illinois' 50+ Population 2Health News:Video: What Are Those Little Red Bumps? 2Health News:Video: What Are Those Little Red Bumps? 3Health News:Newly Obtained Information Shows That Ousted Union Leaders Plotted and Covered Up Wrongdoing 2Health News:Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome 2
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014  LABSCO, the leading specialty ... products to hospitals, physician office laboratories and ... distributorship agreement with Sysmex America.  This agreement ... including the Sysmex XS-1000 i ™, Sysmex ... XN-Series Automated Hematology Analyzers. The ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... -- Casen Buswell has a rare vascular condition that causes his ... one of only 14 known cases of glomuvenous malformations plaque ... the United States , and one of only ... wave-length laser, is Methodist Children,s Hospital, a campus of Methodist ... laser available in South Texas only ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014   Fruit Street Health ... an initial seed round of funding. ... led by a series of individual investors, the majority ... participated in the initial round are; Houston Cardiology ... Center Urologist Stacy Childs, Rapha Family Medicine Practice Owner ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:LABSCO Renews Sysmex Distributorship Agreement 2LABSCO Renews Sysmex Distributorship Agreement 3Methodist Children's Hospital In San Antonio, TX Only Hospital In The U.S. Treating Rare Vascular Condition With Dual Wave-Length Laser 2Fruit Street Health Secures First Round Of Seed Funding Led By Group Of Medical Industry And Technology Leaders 2Fruit Street Health Secures First Round Of Seed Funding Led By Group Of Medical Industry And Technology Leaders 3
... Pipetman Ultra is a fully adjustable, air-displacement ... It is the latest member of the ... characteristics: robustness, accuracy, and precision. We also ... feedback from our customers. Eight models cover ...
... cover the range from 2ul to 5000ul. ... lock design prevents inadvertent volume change. Novel ... Whole pipette is autoclavable at 121C(250F). To ... Suitable for one-handed operation. Auto or ...
... offers improved ergonomics for today's exacting ... grippy finger rest and the large ... efficiency. Finnpipette Digitals also feature soft-touch ... (pat. pend.) and super blow-out for ...
... In the specialty areas ... or intensive care work, it ... in your practice. Alokas motorized ... Doppler and Tissue Harmonic Echo ...
Medicine Products: