Navigation Links
Kaiser Permanente Receives Award for Excellence in Medication Safety
Date:4/2/2013

OAKLAND, Calif., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, Kaiser Permanente will receive the Pharmacy Quality Alliance's annual Quality Award, an honor that recognizes health plans achieving excellence in medication safety and quality.

Kaiser Permanente's health plans in California are the winners this year, and they will receive the award at PQA's annual meeting on May 29. In 2011, Kaiser Permanente health plans in Colorado and Hawaii were recipients; in 2012, Kaiser Permanente Northwest won the award.

"This honor recognizes our consistent dedication to safety and quality," said David Kvancz , vice president, national pharmacy programs and services for Kaiser Permanente. "Our coordinated care delivery model allows all members of the care team to access patients' medical records, offering multiple opportunities to review medications for safety and effectiveness."

The PQA Quality Award recognizes health plans, Pharmacy Benefit Management plans and others that offer Medicare Part D prescription benefits and are high performers in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Medicare Star Quality Rating Program. To qualify for the PQA's Quality Award, a health plan must:

  • Achieve a 5-star rating on all PQA measures in the Part D star ratings
  • Achieve at least 4 stars on the Part D summary rating

For the 2013 plan year, Kaiser Permanente's health plans in California achieved a 5-star overall summary rating (the highest rating from CMS) on Part D. The California health plans also received an overall rating of 5 stars for Part C for 2013.

The 2013 PQA Quality Award follows several other recent honors received by Kaiser Permanente:


    SOURCE Kaiser Permanente
    Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3

    Related medicine technology :

    1. Kaiser Permanente Members Share Stories of Survival for Februarys Heart Health Month
    2. Jack Cochran, MD, Executive Director of The Permanente Federation at Kaiser Permanente, named to National Quality Forum Board
    3. Kaiser Permanente Joins Rock Health to Support Digital Innovation in Health Care
    4. Kaiser Permanente Appoints Alexandra Morehouse as Vice President of Advertising and Brand Management
    5. Four Million People Choose Connectivity and Convenience with Kaiser Permanentes Personal Health Record
    6. My Health Manager Users More Likely to Remain Kaiser Permanente Members
    7. Kaiser Permanente Ranks Highest in 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Employer Satisfaction Study for Second Year in a Row
    8. Tengion Receives MPA Approval of CTA for Neo-Kidney Augment Phase 1 Trial in Sweden
    9. Soligenix Receives IND Clearance from FDA to Initiate Clinical Program to Evaluate SGX942 for the Treatment of Oral Mucositis
    10. Quantel Medical Receives FDA Clearance for new Vitra Multispot Laser System
    11. NW Bio Receives U.S. Patent On Broad Processes For Producing More Potent Dendritic Cells
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:6/2/2015)... Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. today announced ... recently announced synthetic royalty / equity convert financing, bringing ... purchased Convertible Limited Recourse Notes from Intarcia and are ... any future global net sales of ITCA 650 until ... have the option, commencing upon U.S. regulatory approval of ...
    (Date:6/2/2015)... -- ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("ANI") (NASDAQ: ANIP ) ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its Abbreviated ... 5mg/5mL. Trailing twelve-month sales for the product are $30 ... expects to begin shipping to its customers shortly. ... of ANI Pharmaceuticals, stated, "This ANDA represents ANI,s first ...
    (Date:6/2/2015)... 2, 2015  PROMETRIKA, LLC, a full-service clinical ... the addition of pharmacovigilance services for clinical trials.  ... safety data collection and reporting, as our service ... and expert physicians, each with more than 23 years ... monitoring of safety trends. ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:Intarcia Exercises Re-Opener For Its Recently Closed Royalty / Equity Convert Financing - Raising Total To $300 Million 2Intarcia Exercises Re-Opener For Its Recently Closed Royalty / Equity Convert Financing - Raising Total To $300 Million 3ANI Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of Oxycodone Hydrochloride Oral Solution 5mg/5mL 2ANI Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Approval of Oxycodone Hydrochloride Oral Solution 5mg/5mL 3PROMETRIKA Announces the Availability of Pharmacovigilance Services 2
    ... 16, 2012 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... its catalogue: , Global Diagnostic ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0751763/Global-Diagnostic-Imaging-Market-Trends-and-Outlook.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Medical_Imaging A worldwide ... including: , Estimates of the ...
    ... The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the ... Gore and Associates Inc. to include treatment of life-threatening ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) The ... approved by the FDA to treat a variety of ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:Global Diagnostic Imaging Market Trends and Outlook 2FDA Expands Use of Endovascular Graft to Treat Aortic Tears 2
    (Date:6/2/2015)... Allred Dental, a dental office based in ... June-September, 2015 along with a $100 off with free oral ... , “Sometimes wisdom teeth can be impacted, meaning that they ... also only partially break through the gum, causing pain and ... in young people, as they do not have fully developed ...
    (Date:6/2/2015)... Pleasant Prairie, WI (PRWEB) June 03, 2015 ... suited for regulated industries such as government, finance and ... any organization that wants reliable access control to enhance ... smart card keyboard requires the secondary authentication of a ... In addition to the smart-chipset card reader, the ...
    (Date:6/2/2015)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 02, 2015 ... "100K Factory" system was released to public yesterday, ... around the Internet. HonestyFirstReviews.com's senior product reviewer Tiffany ... posting a detailed review of the course on ... of training courses available for Internet marketers looking ...
    (Date:6/2/2015)... 2015 MEDIA ADVISORY, June 2, ... , Email: ewallace(at)mentalhealthamerica(dot)net , Breaking News: Congressman Tim ... Legislation at MHA Annual Conference Thursday , Who: ... to address the Mental Health America Annual Conference ... version of the Helping Families in Mental Health ...
    (Date:6/2/2015)... MI (PRWEB) June 02, 2015 On ... “Fighting Addiction Together” in the Hall of Legends at ... receiver and motivational speaker Herman Moore, the goal of ... of addiction in today’s society, highlight the benefits of ... inform the attendees about the options that are available ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:$100 Off Coupon for Wisdom Teeth Extractions Offered at Allred Dental 2Health News:Introducing the New CHERRY JK-A0100EU Keyboard with Integrated Smart Card Reader for Access Control Security 2Health News:100K Factory - Review of Aidan Booth and Steve Clayton's New IM System Published 2Health News:Congressman Tim Murphy to Unveil Details of New Mental Health Legislation at MHA Annual Conference Thursday 2Health News:Rehabilitation Facility Graduate Shares Her Story at "Fighting Addiction Together" Conference 2
    ... LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 The holidays will be ... Southern California,s,largest children,s hospitals thanks to supermarket partners Ralphs ... The two supermarket chains announced today that they ... in communities served by their,stores in Southern California. The ...
    ... Dec. 15 The American Academy of,Dermatology (Academy) today issued ... to Congress about labeling information on the,relationship between the use ... skin damage. The FDA report was submitted pursuant to ... 2007. , "The American ...
    ... under age 65 were without health insurance for all or ... by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. ... California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), the policy brief,s authors found ... all or some of 2007, the most recent year for ...
    ... Aurora Health Care announced today that,the physicians of ... Wisconsin, have chosen to join Aurora Medical Group. , ... practice chiefly at Aurora hospitals and,clinics. , ... contribute to the quality,of the care we provide for Aurora ...
    ... from Medarex,s UltiMAb(R) technology platform - , ... (Nasdaq: MEDX ) today announced that it will ... in connection with the recently announced marketing approval from Health ... (ustekinumab, previously known as CNTO 1275) for ...
    ... lead people to choose salads over French fries? According to ... , people who choose from a large variety of menu ... who choose from shorter lists. , In a study that ... authors Aner Sela (Stanford University), Jonah Berger (University of Pennsylvania), ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:Southern California Children's Hospitals to Receive $125,000 Holiday Gift From Ralphs and Food 4 Less 2Health News:American Academy of Dermatology Issues Statement on FDA Report to Congress About Labeling Information on Indoor Tanning Devices 2Health News:Nearly 6.4 million Californians lack health insurance, report shows 2Health News:Great Lakes Radiologists to Join Aurora Medical Group 2Health News:Medarex to Receive Milestone Payment for Approval of STELARA(TM) (Ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis 2Health News:Medarex to Receive Milestone Payment for Approval of STELARA(TM) (Ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis 3Health News:The virtue of variety: More options can lead to healthier choices 2
    ... a low-price PC-based, 2-8-channel system for ... the retina and the optic nerve. ... operator monitor, printer, keyboard, mouse, bioelectrical ... electrical connections are easily to install. ...
    ... tool that allows to see the fundus ... stimulated. Besides it also includes the refractive ... between the pupil picture and the fundus ... is especially suited for animal research and ...
    5 mm...
    Cannula and irrigation extension. Overall Length 150 mm (6.25"). Light Curve....
    Medicine Products: