Kaiser Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: Kaiser Foundation
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Gathering Place storage facility has some residents upset

The Board of Adjustment on Tuesday afternoon will consider a proposal to build an office building on the northeast corner of 31st Street and Boston Place to be used as the construction management and security facility during construction of A Gathering ... [Published Tulsa World - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tufts, Harvard Pilgrim lead NCQA rankings

Tufts Health Plan, Harvard Pilgrim and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest are the highest ranked private insurers in the country, according to new ratings from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).After examining almost 1,400 ... [Published FierceHealthPayer - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands Celebrate Groundbreaking for A Gathering Place

A project nearly seven years in the making broke ground Saturday afternoon. Residents got a chance to walk the grounds of Tulsa's future park called " A Gathering Place." It's being constructed thanks to a combined $350 million in donated funds by the ... [Published KTUL - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTO TOUR: Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

The Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center holds a special place in the organization’s history. Opened in 1942 to treat Kaiser shipyard workers and their families, Henry J. Kaiser stood on the steps of the Oakland hospital when he launched his prepaid ... [Published Healthcare Design - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Is Obamacare Shrinking Your Paycheck?

Here’s one thing economists and business managers rarely agree on: who bears the cost of employee benefits? Most employers believe that the firm ultimately shoulders the burden. If health costs go up, they reason, profits must go down and vice versa.But ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Many good reasons not to expand Medicaid

Steeven Alvarez, Midtown’s lead Medicaid outreach and enrollment coordinator, meets Friday with...Editor:Your recent Sept. 17 editorial on expanding Medicaid (“We can’t wait on Medicaid”) neglected to mention the good reasons not to expand the Medicaid. ... [Published Standard Examiner - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Letters on minimum wage, local tax rates, consequences, reality

She should earn itI was dismayed to see in last Saturday’s front page headline that Wendy Davis is demanding a $10/hr minimum wage. I say she should have to earn it.Jim Abernathy, KilgoreGetting fooledThe News-Journal is reporting that most local school ... [Published News-Journal - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Kaiser team working to put Gathering Place together

Three-hundred-fifty-million-dollar parks don't just magically appear.First, you need the inspiration. Tulsans can thank George Kaiser, the man behind A Gathering Place for Tulsa, for that.Then comes the planning. And the design. And the pre-construction ... [Published Tulsa World - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Calling a Spade a Spade, Well, Almost

A rose by any other name is still a rose, but is a CEO really a CEO if he only has the title and lacks autonomy?Kevin Counihan, former CEO of the Connecticut Exchange (as in Obamacare "marketplace) is the newly crowned CEO for the federal health insurance ... [Published InsureBlog - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

These Charts Are Good News if Your Employer Pays for Health Insurance

W e have new information about what we’re paying for health insurance these days. And like most of the news we’ve been getting related to health care Obamacare lately, it’s good — with a catch.The data is about the premiums for employer-sponsored insurance ... [Published The New Republic Online - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Many Continue Fight Against Proposed Outlet Mall Near Turkey Mountain

TULSA, Oklahoma -Local mountain bikers are continuing their fight against an outlet mall near Turkey Mountain.Saturday they welcomed an expert from Arkansas who discussed their best options, from here on out, to keep all of the land the green space it ... [Published KOTV - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Kaiser Foundation says it will preserve its Turkey Mountain property

The George Kaiser Family Foundation has no plans to develop the 139 acres of land it owns on Turkey Mountain, a foundation official said Wednesday.In fact, maintaining the mountain's natural beauty was why the foundation purchased the land in the first ... [Published Tulsa World - Aug 27 2014]

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"I think that in the wake of our findings, the way our practice in Kaiser Permanente, in terms of how we treat intracerebral hemorrhage, is going to certainly be to not stop someone taking statins acutely in hospital."
"Some previous research has suggested that treating patients with statins after they suffer hemorrhagic stroke may increase their long-term risk of continued bleeding" said lead author Alexander Flint
...of continued bleeding," said lead author Alexander Flint , MD, PhD, of the Kaiser Permanente Department of Neuroscience in Redwood City, Calif.   "Yet the findings of our study suggest that stopping statin treatments for these patients may carry substantial risks."
Tufts, in particular, scored high numbers for members' satisfaction with health plan services, including how it handles member claims. "Being recognized for offering the nation's top-ranked private and Medicaid health plans is tremendous recognition that reflects our unwavering commitment to providing affordable, high-quality health care coverage to our members no matter their age or life circumstance" Tufts CEO James Roosevelt Jr. said in a statement emailed to FierceHealthPayer

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Gathering Place storage facility has some resid... [Published Tulsa World - Sep 22 2014]
Thousands Celebrate Groundbreaking for A Gather... [Published KTUL - Sep 21 2014]
PHOTO TOUR: Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical C... [Published Healthcare Design - Sep 20 2014]
Is Obamacare Shrinking Your Paycheck? [Published Forbes.com - Sep 18 2014]
Many good reasons not to expand Medicaid [Published Standard Examiner - Sep 18 2014]
FDA committees near-unanimous on need to invest... [Published Orthopedics Today - Sep 18 2014]
Opinion: “Political lies” decision protects fre... [Published Cincinnati.com - Sep 16 2014]
Letters on minimum wage, local tax rates, conse... [Published News-Journal - Sep 14 2014]
Kaiser team working to put Gathering Place toge... [Published Tulsa World - Sep 13 2014]
Danica Patrick back in Roscoe to promote free d... [Published Rockford Register Star - Sep 11 2014]
Calling a Spade a Spade, Well, Almost [Published InsureBlog - Sep 10 2014]
These Charts Are Good News if Your Employer Pay... [Published The New Republic Online - Sep 10 2014]
The Balance Billing Ban Impact on California EM... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Sep 09 2014]
Obama Sleeps While Ebola Virus Kills Africans b... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 05 2014]
Still waiting on Kaiser [Published Wave Newspapers - Sep 04 2014]
Consumer Watchdog Warns Public Of Insurance Ind... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 04 2014]
Consumer Watchdog Warns Public Of Insurance Ind... [Published Scottrade - Sep 04 2014]
Millions drowning in medical debt [Published KTVU - Sep 04 2014]
LSU Health research discovers new therapeutic t... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 04 2014]
Tulsa Schools Parts Ways With Administrator [Published KTUL - Sep 04 2014]
Dem PAC Attacks LePage on Everything But Issues [Published Maine Republican Party - Sep 03 2014]
Many Continue Fight Against Proposed Outlet Mal... [Published KOTV - Aug 31 2014]
Mountain bikers urged to work with developers o... [Published Tulsa World - Aug 31 2014]
Speaker to explore the effect of technology on ... [Published Campbell River Mirror - Aug 29 2014]
The Good News About Medicare and the Budget [Published New Yorker - Aug 28 2014]
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Calling a Spade a Spade, Well, Almost [Published InsureBlog - Sep 10 2014]
A rose by any other name is still a rose, but is a CEO really a CEO if he only has the title and lacks autonomy?Kevin Counihan, former CEO of the Connecticut Exchange (as in Obamacare "marketplace) is the newly crowned CEO for the federal health insurance ...
Obama Sleeps While Ebola Virus Kills Africans b... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 05 2014]
In today's Washington Post, there is a picture of a nearly naked man laying supine in the dirt; hovering over him, a person fully covered in Hazmat gear -- covered head to toe -- dousing the dying man with disinfectant. A short distance away, a crowd ...
No, We Aren’t All Going to Die Because Ebola Pa... [Published Firedoglake - Aug 03 2014]
Here is my post from Friday at Emptywheel : Scary, color-enhanced electron micrograph of Ebola virus particles. Creative Commons license courtesy of Thomas W. Geisbert, Boston University School of Medicine. With the death toll now over 700 in ...
What does Hobby Lobby ruling mean for healthcar... [Published Hospital Impact - Jul 03 2014]
by Jonathan H. Burroughs The narrow 5-4 Supreme Court decision of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby is a significant event. Five Supreme Court justices (in an opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito) sided with closely held corporations (a corporation where ...
Competition on the Exchanges [Published Balloon Juice - Jun 09 2014]
Oh Noes — some company’s actuaries fucked up with their projections and we see a very clear example of the Winner’s Curse in Maryland: CareFirst of Maryland Inc. and Group Hospitalization and Medical Services Inc., both CareFirst companies, submitted ...
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