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1/1/2022 New Year's Day Rose Parade set to proceed despite COVID surge - CBS News CBS News ... 2022 proceeded Saturday despite a new surge of infections due to the Omicron variant.The 133rd edition of the Pasadena, California, tradition featured actor LeVar Burton as grand marshal, 20 marching bands, 18 equestrian units ... number of new cases.The soaring infections had already prompted Kaiser Permanente to announce that its float, "A Healthier Future," would not have 20 "front-line medical heroes" riding or walking alongside."We must prioritize ...
12/16/2021 3 Arrested In Deaths Of Two Drugged Women Dropped Off At LA Hospitals CBS Local ... California Hospital at Culver City by masked men in a black Toyota Prius, police said. She was unconscious and pronounced dead.A little while later, the same car dropped Arzola off at Kaiser Permanente West L.A. Medical Center, police said. Arzola was in critical condition and died about ten days later, on Nov. 24.The three men were arrested by the LAPD-FBI Fugitive Task Force Wednesday. Thirty-seven-year ...
12/15/2021 Two Doses of mRNA-1273 Effective Against SARS-CoV-2 Variants Physicians Weekly WEDNESDAY, Dec. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) ‚Ai Two doses of mRNA-1273 vaccine are highly effective against multiple severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variants, according to a study published online Dec. 15 in The BMJ.Katia J. Bruxvoort, Ph.D., M.P.H., from Kaiser Permanente Southern California in Pasadena, and colleagues examined the effectiveness of the mRNA-1273 vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 variants and against the delta ...
12/13/2021 ‚ÄòSuper responsible‚Äô vaccinated people at wedding lead to Omicron outbreak at California hospital - silive.com ... we will be happy to assist you. Submit ‚AoSuper responsible‚Ao vaccinated people at wedding lead to Omicron outbreak at California hospital Updated: Dec. 13, 2021, 11:49 a.m. Published: Dec. 13, 2021, 11:49 a.m. FILE ... outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) and the omicron variant among Kaiser Permanente‚Aos Oakland Medical Center staff in California, according to an attendee. But as the celebration wore on, the cocktails came out and people ...
11/30/2021 Prime makes offer to prevent California hospital from closing Becker's Hospital Review ... California's new seismic requirements slated to take effect in 2030. The hospital's current owner, Providence Southern California, is seeking approval to close the hospital and partner with Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente to build a replacement 260-bed hospital in Victorville, Calif. St. Mary's would close after the new hospital is built.Prime Healthcare Foundation, which operates 14 hospitals, said it is willing to save St. Mary's from closing by ...
10/19/2021 'Striketober': US workers mobilise in historic wave of strikes At John Deere, agricultural machinery company, 10,000 workers who are part of the United Auto Workers went on strike for better pay on October 14. And 24,000 healthcare workers at Kaiser Permanente in California and Oregon authorised a strike on October 11, giving their employer 10-days‚Ao notice before they walk off the job in protest of decreased wages for new hires. Countless other strikes , from taxi drivers to ...
10/15/2021 Northern California Kaiser employees schedule pickets published on October 15, 2021 - 1:50 PM Written by The Business Journal Staff 0 shares ShareMore than 24,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in California and Oregon have authorized a strike over what they say are strained working conditions and pay ‚Ai and Fresno will soon join in on the protests.The strike authorization comes as the health system proposed a new benefits plan, giving newer employees lower pay and fewer ...
10/15/2021 Hospitals brace for strikes as California workers protest staff shortages In summary Long-simmering disputes with unions over staffing are reaching crisis points. Almost a third of California hospitals report insufficient numbers of critical workers, including nurses, technicians and janitors. Labor advocates are calling it ... than two dozen hospitals across the state ‚Ai including some Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Health facilities and USC Keck Medicine ‚Ai have experienced strikes by engineers, janitorial staff, respiratory therapists, nurses, midwives, physical therapists and ...
10/15/2021 Hospitals Brace for Strikes as California Workers Protest Staff Shortages ... California enter the 19th month of the pandemic, thousands are walking off the job and onto the picket line, demanding more staffing. The strikes and rallies threaten to cripple hospital operations that have been inundated by the COVID-19 Delta surge as well as patients seeking long-delayed care. More than two dozen hospitals across the state ‚Ai including some Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Health facilities and USC Keck Medicine ...
10/15/2021 Hospitals brace for strikes as California workers protest staff shortages ‚Äì Daily Democrat ... Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Health facilities and USC Keck Medicine ‚Ai have experienced strikes by engineers, janitorial staff, respiratory therapists, nurses, midwives, physical therapists and technicians over the past four months.This week, nearly a third of all California hospitals reported ‚Au critical staffing shortages ‚Au to the federal government, with more predicting shortages in the coming week. Hospitals are unable to meet the state‚Aos required staff-to-patient ...
10/15/2021 Hospitals brace for strikes as California workers protest staff shortages - The San Francisco Examiner ... California enter the 19th month of the pandemic, thousands are walking off the job and onto the picket line, demanding more staffing.The strikes and rallies threaten to cripple hospital operations that have been inundated by the COVID-19 delta surge as well as patients seeking long-delayed care.More than two dozen hospitals across the state ‚Ai including some Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Health facilities and USC Keck Medicine ...
10/12/2021 Thousands of Kaiser Permanente Workers Vote to Authorize Strike over Staff Shortages 22:58 AM PDT by rktmanAmid the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of Kaiser Permanente healthcare workers in Southern California and Oregon have voted to authorize a strike, citing staff shortages.With nearly 96 percent voting in favor of the strike, the United Nurses Assns. of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP), have entered into talks with Kaiser Permanente to avert what could affect hospitals in over a dozen ...
10/11/2021 Kaiser Permanente workers give union OK to strike Modern Healthcare Members of two labor unions representing more than 24,400 Kaiser Permanente employees in southern California and Oregon have voted to allow their bargaining teams to call a strike, if needed. The United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals' and the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals' votes comes after the unions' contracts with the integrated health system expired at the end of September. At both unions ...
10/11/2021 Kaiser Permanente union members 'overwhelmingly' vote to authorize strike over contract negotiations | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare Members of a union representing nearly 21,000 Kaiser Permanente nurses and other healthcare workers have 'overwhelmingly' voted to move forward with a strike nearly two weeks after the expiration of their union contract.The United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) said Monday that 96% of its 18,209 participating members voted in favor of authorizing the strike across numerous hospitals, clinics and other Kaiser Permanente ...
10/7/2021 Study finds medical debt is a double whammy for the poor Stanford ... Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California, Mahoney and his fellow researchers saw an immediate and sharp increase in visits to the doctor among program enrollees once their Kaiser debts were forgiven. And this, in turn, contributed to an increase in abnormal test results for heart disease and diabetes, both serious conditions. The researchers also detected a large uptick in prescription refills for high cholesterol, diabetes and depression. ‚AuIt seems that ...
10/1/2021 WTF California: Now That State Has Reformed Police, Lets Focus on Reforming Criminals On this Friday episode of WTF California Podcast, we highlight yesterdays police activity at John Muir Hospital in Brentwood after an Antioch Police chase of a stolen vehicle after a carjacking in Oakland. Governor Gavin ... Beach police officer indicted on federal child pornography charges] - [Unvaccinated Kaiser Permanente employees could face unpaid leave come Friday] - [CALIFORNIA DROUGHT: State Water Officials Warn Californians To Brace For Another Dry Winter] - [Democrat behind California ...
9/30/2021 Kaiser Permanente Opens New Target Clinic in Culver City Kaiser Permanente, the nation‚Aos largest integrated health system, and Target Corp. have opened a new Kaiser Permanente-staffed retail health clinic in Culver City that offers convenient care to members and non-members. The ... now 31 Target Clinics affiliated with Kaiser Permanente across Southern California . Target Clinics in Los Angeles County are located in Inglewood, Compton, Hawthorne, Pico Rivera, Rosemead, Eagle Rock, Burbank, Northridge, Westlake Village, Santa Clarita East ...
9/29/2021 California's vaccine mandate deadline is on the horizon: How health system CEOs are preparing Becker's Hospital Review ... and now health system CEOs are preparing for the requirement deadline in another one of the nation's most populous states: California.California issued an order Aug. 5 requiring workers in healthcare to be vaccinated. The ... requirements.To coincide with the state mandate, Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente has mandated vaccination for its more than 216,000 employees and more than 23,000 physicians by Sept. 30."After a year-and-a-half ...
9/29/2021 Pot Use by Pregnant Women Rose During Pandemic: Study ... quarter during the pandemic, a new study suggests. Researchers found a substantial increase in the number of women in Northern California using pot early in their pregnancies after the pandemic emerged compared to the previous ... She is a clinical psychologist and research scientist with the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, Calif. "The stay-at-home mandates, concerns about getting COVID-19, economic challenges, increased child-care burden, and ...
9/27/2021 Association of Silent Cerebrovascular Disease Identified Using Natural Language Processing and Future Ischemic Stroke ... Kaiser Permanente Southern California (KPSC) health system aged ‚a•50 years, without prior ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA), or dementia/Alzheimer disease receiving a head CT or MRI between 2009 and 2019 were included. SBI and WMD were identified by natural language processing (NLP) from the neuroimage report. Results Among 262,875 individuals receiving neuroimaging, NLP identified 13,154 (5.0%) with SBI and 78,330 (29.8%) with WMD. The incidence of future ...
9/23/2021 Emergency Help for Suicide-Related Issues Up During Pandemic for Some Youth Physicians Weekly Some youth subpopulations had a higher risk for suicide-related emergency department encounters during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, but after shelter-in-place, overall rates were similar to those in 2019, according to a study published online Sept. 1 in JAMA Psychiatry. Kathryn K. Ridout, M.D., Ph.D., from Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland, and colleagues assessed emergency department encounters in 2019 and 2020 at a large, integrated ...
9/22/2021 SCV Chamber Announces New Chair of the Board ... Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce announced Christian Raigosa with Kaiser Permanente to serve as the 2022 Chair of the Board of Directors. A leader ... Au Raigosa earned his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine. He also has a BA in physiological science from UCLA. He completed his internship and residency training at the ...
9/14/2021 San Diego County healthcare workers seek vaccine exemptions ... an exemption for ‚Aulimited‚Au religious reasons or if they had a qualifying disability ‚Ai a similar loophole exists in California, which announced a vaccination mandate. for healthcare workers on August 5 which goes into ... the staff of each organization, between 16,000 and 22,000 workers. Kaiser Permanente San Diego and Rady Children‚Aos Hospital San Diego did not say how many of their employees had filled out the waiver forms ...
9/14/2021 COVID-19 Scan for Sep 14, 2021 Severe COVID linked to more self-attacking antibodies, study says Hospitalized COVID-19 patients were more likely to have autoantibodies, or self-attacking antibodies, than those without COVID-19, according to a study today in Nature Communications. The researchers looked at March and April 2020 blood samples from 147 COVID-19 patients at Stanford-affiliated hospitals, as well as 48 patients from Kaiser Permanente in California, although most of the ...
9/14/2021 Suicide-Related Encounters Increased Among Youth During COVID-19 Pandemic ... Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California, and co-researchers. ‚AuHowever, diagnosis-based, population-level evidence regarding the prevalence of suicide attempts among youth during the COVID-19 pandemic is lacking.‚AuResearchers aimed to compare suicide-related emergency department encounters in 2019 to 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.Da t a on emergency department encounters in patients with suicidal thoughts or behaviors aged 5 to 17 in 2019 and ...