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Kaiser Permanente Honors Founding Physician With Release of Biography
Date:4/23/2009

orld's largest civilian electronic health record, enabling all of Kaiser Permanente's 14,000-plus physicians to electronically access the medical records of all of its 8.6 million members nationwide.

The book distinguishes Dr. Garfield's contributions as an originator of physician-driven care and is brought to life for the first time by author Tom Debley, director of Heritage Resources at Kaiser Permanente. "Our archives hold thousands of pages of Dr. Garfield's own words and many contributions of his colleagues and others," Debley said. "This was the basis that allowed me to bring Dr. Garfield's colorful story to book form. My hope is that his story can inspire people to share his vision that someday health care will be considered a right, not a privilege."

Collaborating on the book with Debley was Jon Stewart, a communications director at Kaiser Permanente. The book is scheduled to be released publicly at the 82nd annual Meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine this week in Cleveland.

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Kaiser Permanente is shaping the future of health care. We are America's leading health care provider and not-for-profit health plan. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 8.6 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the
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