2012 Awards and Accolades

Kaiser Permanente's Medicare Plans in California get Top Ratings in the Nation for the Second Straight Year
October 12, 2012
Only one health plan in California merits the maximum 5-star rating by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for excellence in care and service. Read more about Kaiser Permanente's Medicare Plans in California that got top ratings in the Nation for the Second Straight Year

Kaiser Permanente Northern California Among the Top 10 Commercial and Medicare Health Plans in the Country
September 20, 2012
National Committee for Quality Assurance ranks multiple Kaiser Permanente regions among the Top 20 in the nation in its 2012 survey of clinical excellence. Read more about Kaiser Permenente Northern California among the top 10 commercial and medicar health plans in the country 

Kaiser Permanente Hospitials in Northern California and Elsewhere are Among the Safest in the Nation
June 7, 2012
New report by The Leapfrog Group examines safety records of more than 2,600 hospitals around the country and assigns grades based on limiting injury and error. Read more about Kaiser Permanente hospitials in Northern California and elsewhere among the safest in the nation

Kaiser Permanente Maintains Exclusive 4-Star Rating on California's Annual Clinical Quality Report Card
February 22, 2012
Kaiser Permanente Northern and Southern California only health plans to receive the highest score from the Office of the Patient Advocate. Read more about Kaiser Permanente's exclusive 4-star rating on California's annual clinical quality report card

10 Kaiser Permanente Northern California Hospitals Honored by National Quality-Measurement Group
December 6, 2011
Ten Kaiser Permanente Northern California hospitals have been named 2011 Leapfrog Top Hospitals, an honor that rewards medical centers for outstanding success in such areas as using electronic health records to reduce medication and other errors, lowering infection rates, maintaining appropriate physician and nursing staffing, and other measures of safety and efficiency. Read more about 10 Kaiser Permanente Northern California Hospitals Honored by National Quality

Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plans in California Receive Top Ratings for Quality and Service from Federal Agency
October 12, 2011
Kaiser Permenente announced today that its Medicare plans in California received an overall rating of 5 stars for parts C and D, the highest rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for 2012. 
Read more about Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plans in California Recieve Top Ratings for Quality and Service from Federal Agency

Kaiser Permanente’s Efforts to Enhance Patient Safety Honored by National Health Care Accreditation Group
October 17, 2011
Kaiser Permanente Northern California has been awarded Platinum Honors for Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection by URAC, a leading health-care accreditation organization, formerly known as the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission.
Read more about Kaiser Permanente's Efforts to Enhance Patient Safety Honored by National Health Care Accrediation Group

Kaiser Permanente Northern California Rated No. 1 in Newly Released National Quality Rankings of Medicare Plans
September 20, 2011
Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s Medicare plan is the best in the country in 2011, according to National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) rankings of health plans. The Northern California region’s No. 1 ranking is up from No. 8 in 2010.
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Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers Receive ‘Get With The Guidelines®’ Quality Achievement Awards
July 20, 2011
Reaffirming Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to delivering excellent quality care, several Kaiser Permanente medical centers have received the “Get With The Guidelines®” award from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. These awards recognize excellence in the treatment of patients with heart disease or patients who have suffered from a stroke. Read more about Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers Receive Get With The Guidelines Quality Achievement Awards

Kaiser Permanente Wins Awards for Commitment to Environmental Health
April 7, 2011
Kaiser Permanente facilities and regions across the country received 17 awards in recognition of efforts to reduce waste and prevent pollution. Kaiser Permanente received the awards from Practice Greenhealth at CleanMed 2011, a global conference for environmental leaders in health care. Read more about Kaiser Permanente Wins Awards for Commitment to Enviornmental Health

Kaiser Permanente Maintains Top 4-Star Rating on California’s Annual Clinical-Quality Report Card
March 10, 2011
For the third straight year, Kaiser Permanente is the only health plan in California to earn a four-star rating — the highest possible — for overall quality of care in the Health Care Quality Report Card from the California Office of the Patient Advocate. Read more about Kaiser Permanente Maintains Top 4 star rating on California's Annual Clinical Quality Report Card

Kaiser Permanente Honored for Electronic Health Record Implementation; 21 Total Stage 7 Awards for Northern California Region from 2009 to 2011
February 22, 2011
Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s leading health care provider and not-for-profit health plan, continues to lead the nation in the number of Stage 7 Awards from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. The Stage 7 Award honors hospitals that have achieved the highest level of electronic health record implementation. Read more about KP Honored for Electronic Health Record Implementation 21 Total Stage 7 Awards for Northern California Region from 2009 to 2011

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