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Kaiser Permanente's ALL/PHASE Initiative Wins 2010 Care Continuum Alliance Quality Impact Award for Greatest Impact on Health
Date:10/13/2010

vascular risk reduction program, which can be applied in many settings to reduce heart attacks and strokes and decrease the cost of care for those events," said Winston Wong, MD, medical director, Community Benefit, Disparities Improvement and Quality Initiatives. "At Kaiser Permanente we recognize that preventive and community health is critical to individual health and wellness, and extending care beyond our walls is central to our mission. The ALL/PHASE program is just one example of how we share our knowledge with our safety net partners to help them improve the health of the broader community."

Since launching the program with community clinics, public hospitals and health systems in California in 2005, there are now 46 locations using this program in ambulatory clinics and community health center settings across the country. Kaiser Permanente provides guidance to health care workers throughout the implementation of ALL/PHASE and opportunities to study Kaiser Permanente practices on-site.

Since 1999, the CCA Leadership Awards have honored organizations and individuals in population health management. The Care Continuum Alliance represents more than 200 organizations and individuals providing services along the continuum of care toward the goal of population health improvement. It promotes the role of population health improvement in raising the quality of care, improving health outcomes, and reducing preventable health care costs for individuals with and at risk of chronic conditions.

About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and 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
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