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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Report Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results
Date:11/6/2009

ble, which is especially important to our customers and members in this uncertain environment." Lancaster continued, "Looking forward, we remain cautious about economic recovery given the continued high rates of unemployment."

"As a non-profit, we reinvest our income in our care delivery system in order to deliver greater value to our members and the communities we serve," said George Halvorson, chairman and chief executive officer. "Since the third quarter of 2007, we have opened four new hospitals and 27 new medical office buildings. We have also expanded, renovated or completed seismic retrofits of another 9 hospitals.

"Through our financial performance we are also able to support the funding of programs like the Care Management Institute (CMI) that focuses on developing important evidence-based care programs for our members," Halvorson continued. "This month, CMI announced the results of a three-year study in which 1,271 heart attacks and strokes were prevented through the use of a three-drug regimen. Overall, this reduced the occurrence of heart attacks and strokes by 60 percent for the covered population."

KFHP/H continued to broaden the availability of Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect®, the world's largest civilian electronic health record, during the third quarter of 2009. A key part of KFHP/H's information technology platform and tools, KP HealthConnect provides clinical information, coordination, and support for all members, physicians, and other care providers in all care settings. Implementation of KP HealthConnect for all outpatient care was completed last year, and as of the end of the third quarter of this year had been implemented in 31 of 36 hospitals and in all of our ambulatory environments. All Kaiser Permanente members can access their personal health information online securely through My Health Manager on kp.org. Currently, there are 3.3 million users of My Health Manager, and members send an average of
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