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Kaiser Permanente Honored for Efforts to Combat Obesity With 2009 Pioneering Innovation Award at Weight of the Nation Conference
Date:7/29/2009

near Kaiser Permanente facilities in six states that make healthy, sustainably farmed food more convenient for members, employees, and residents in surrounding communities.
  • Posting of calorie counts on hospital cafeteria menu boards and defined nutritional quality standards for vending machine products - the first large health care system to implement such a program.
  • Participation in the Healthy Eating Active Living Convergence Partnership, a collaboration that includes the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The California Endowment, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Kresge Foundation and Nemours, which promotes promising community and policy approaches to obesity prevention.
  • The Weight of the Nation Conference provides a forum to highlight progress in the prevention and control of obesity through policy and environmental change and focuses on four intervention settings: community, medical care, school, and workplace. Through the participation of a diverse set of conference attendees that include elected and appointed public policy makers; federal, state and local public health leaders, and the collaboration of partners, the CDC is using the conference to help build a "National Road Map for Obesity Prevention and Control"; a set of guidelines that detail investment in integrated obesity prevention and control initiatives.

    "Clinical prevention is critical for a healthcare organization. Because we understand health and the challenges our patients face in the exam room and in the community, we know we need to do go further," said Keith Bachman, MD, clinical lead for the Weight Management Initiative. "We are proud of what we have accomplished, but there is still so much more to do."

    Find out more about Kaiser Permanente's efforts to promote healthy communities at:

    www.kp.org/communitybenefit.

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