Kaiser Permanente Agress To Buy 18 Acres At Sacramento Railyards, Plans New HospitalKaiser Permanente has agreed to purchase a part of the Sacramento Railyards to build a new hospital, the organization announced Thursday.
Nurses At 6 Hospitals Across California Strike Over StaffingOfficials say registered nurses at eight California hospitals are set to strike over staffing and other issues as contract negotiations continue.
Medical Programs In Public Schools Diversify Future Doctors In CaliforniaKaiser Permanente is helping kids pursue medical careers with the Hippocrates Circle, a program offered in conjunction with the school districts and geared towards middle school students from minority populations.
California Kaiser Nurses Reach Contract AgreementA union says Kaiser Permanente nurses in California have approved a new contract that boosts pay and improves patient care along with health and safety protections for nurses.
Nurses And Kaiser Reach Contract Deal, Avert 2-Day StrikeThe union that represents about 18,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses in Northern and Central California has reached a tentative contract with the medical provider and canceled a two-day strike planned for next week at 86 hospitals and clinics.
Kaiser Mental Health Workers Kick Off Statewide Strike Over ConditionsAnn Amato used to be a front-line therapist, but after years of doing that, she started doing group work, because, as she says, the work was exhausting.
Thousands Of Northern California Nurses Go On StrikeAs many as 18,000 nurses have walked off the job and are picketing in front of Northern California Kaiser Permanente facilities.
Hospital Association: Kaiser Nurses Using Ebola As Rouse For Its Own CausesRoughly 18,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses throughout Northern California are expected to walk off the job for a two-day strike.
State Says Insurers Must Cover Elective AbortionsHealth insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled in a reversal of policy stemming from the decision by two Catholic universities to drop elective abortions from their employee health plans.
CDC: No Ebola In Sacramento PatientThe patient was considered low-risk from the beginning, but was placed in a special, negative pressure room where doctors wore protective clothing to prevent the potential spread of the disease.
Suspected Sacramento Ebola Patient Test Results NegativeA patient in Sacramento has tested negative for Ebola.
Patients Worry Medical Care In Jeopardy As Nurses Claim Kaiser Manteca May CloseNurses at the Kaiser in Manteca say the hospital could be on the verge of shutting down, and that's forcing patients to drive farther away to get medical help.