Awards and Recognition for Kaiser Permanente

 

Awards and Accolades


Kaiser Permanente among Healthiest employers in Bay Area September 10, 2014
Kaiser Permanente is among the healthiest places to work in the Bay Area, according to the results in this year’s “Healthiest Employers” poll by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal.


Nineteen Kaiser Permanente Hospitals honored by U.S. News and World Report July 15, 2014
Nineteen Kaiser Permanente hospitals - including 8 in Northern California - honored by U.S. News & World Report.


Kaiser Permanente wins national environmental awards
June 5, 2014
Kaiser Permanente has received a record 32 environmental excellence awards this year from Practice GreenhealthKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites., the national membership organization for hospitals and health systems committed to environmentally responsible operations and care.


Kaiser Permanente honored for excellence in appropriate and safe use of medications.
May 29, 2014
Pharmacy Quality AllianceKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites. announced that Kaiser Permanente earned four out of the six Quality AwardsKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites. presented today. This honor recognizes health plans achieving excellence in medication safety and quality.


Kaiser Permanente Hospitals in Northern California Receive top safety scores for third year.
April 29, 2014
Nineteen Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California received the top score of “A” from The Leapfrog Group in its annual safety report.


Kaiser Permanente Hospitals in Northern California Receive Top Safety Scores for the Third Year

April 29, 2014
Hospitals rank high in limiting patient injuries.


Kaiser Permanente California Ranks Highest in J.D. Power Member Satisfaction Study
March 11, 2014
For the seventh consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente has been given the highest ranking for customer satisfaction in California, ahead of all other health plans in the state, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Member Health Plan StudyKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites. released this week.


Four star rating for overall quality
January 28, 2014

For the sixth year in a row, Kaiser Permanente is the only health plan in California to eary a four-star rating - the highest possible - for overall quality of care in the annual Health care Quality Report Card from California's Office of the Patient Advocate.


Ten Kaiser Permanente Northern California Hospitals Named Top Hospitals in U.S. by Leapfrog Quality-Management Group

December 3, 2013

Of the 55 Top Urban Hospitals named in the U.S. this year, 19 are Kaiser Permanente medical centers in California.


Kaiser Permanente Receives Honor for Outstanding Heart Attack, Stroke Care

November 19, 2013 

The California Department of Managed Health Care recognizes Kaiser Permanente with Right Care Initiative Silver Award.


Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plans in California Get Top National Ratings for Third Consecutive YearKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites.

October 15, 2013

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.


Kaiser Permanente Northern California is Top Ranked Health Plan in the State in Measures of Clinical and Service Excellence

September 19, 2013

The National Committee for Quality Assurance ranks all eight Kaiser Permanente regions around the country among the top 25 nationally in its 2013 survey.


Kaiser Permanente Hospitals in Northern California Receive Top Safety Scores for the Second Year.

May 8, 2013

Eighteen Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California received the top score of "A" by The Leapfrog GroupKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites. in its annual safety report, which examined and graded more than 2,500 hospitals throughout the United States.


Kaiser Permanente Sets the Standard with Top 4-Star Rating on California's Annual Clinical Quality Report Card. 

March 27, 2013

For the fifth straight year, Kaiser Permenente is the only health plan in California to earn a 4-Star rating - the highest possible - for overall quality of care in the annual Healthcare Quality Report Card from the California Office of the Patient Advocate.


 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.


 

 Kaiser Permanente’s Workplace Wellness Programs Receive Top Honor from National Business Group on Health.

June 27, 2012

Health care leader awarded “Platinum certification” for promoting health and wellness among tens of thousands of employees and physicians.

 

Kaiser Permanente Hospitals 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.

 

Kaiser Permanente Maintains Exclusive 4-Star Rating on California's Annual Clinical-Quality Report Card.

February 22, 2012

California Office of the Patient Advocate logoFor the fourth straight year, Kaiser Permanente is the only health plan in California to earn a 4-star rating — the highest possible — for overall quality of care in the Healthcare Quality Report Card from the
California Office of the Patient AdvocateKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites..

Kaiser Permanente in both Northern and Southern California also received four stars — the highest possible rating — in the “Members Rate Their HMO” category, which measures patient satisfaction with their care and service.

The 2012 report cardKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites. provides California consumers with side-by-side comparisons of the nine largest health plans in the state, ranking them on national standard-of-care measures that involve treatment of a range of acute and chronic conditions, and preventive care that has long-term implications on personal health.



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.



Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plans in California Receive Top Ratings for Quality and Service from Federal Agency.

October 12, 2011

Medicare StarsKaiser Permanente 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)Kaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites. for 2012.



Kaiser Permanente Northern California Rated No. 1 in Newly Released National Quality Rankings of Medicare Plans.

September 20, 2011

NCQA 2011-2012Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s Medicare plan is the best in the country in 2011, according to National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) rankingsKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites. of health plans released today. The Northern California region’s No. 1 ranking is up from No. 8 in 2010.




Public Recognition

Kaiser Permanente Northern California Named Healthiest Employer in San Francisco Business Times Survey

September 30, 2011

Kaiser Permanente Northern California has been named the healthiest employer among large Bay Area companies in a survey published jointly by the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.



Kaiser Permanente’s Workplace Wellness Programs Recognized by National Business Group on Health

May 24, 2011

live well be wellKaiser Permanente Northern California’s Live Well Be Well workplace-wellness program received gold certification in the 2011 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles awards presented by the National Business Group on Health.



Teaching and Research

Training the next generation of excellent physicians

Good training is critical to producing excellent doctors, and we’re proud that more than 200 residents come to Kaiser Permanente Northern California every year to hone their skills. Our medical residency program is one of the nation’s largest, with 14 subspecialties that include internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, and pediatrics.



A leader in medical research

For 50 years, the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research has been dedicated to understanding and improving the health of Kaiser Permanente members and its communities. Through the decades the division has sustained its commitment to the science of population health with the publication of more than 3,000 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and many other clinical publications.

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Last updated on 9/24/2014.

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