Community Health Experts
Get inspired by how Kaiser Permanente is leading the way in identifying community health needs, partnering with other organizations, and improving total health for the communities we serve. Affordable housing, food security, and environmental efforts are just a few of the areas of focus.
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How Joyce Found a Home
After 85-year old Joyce Bigelow became homeless, she found help with the assistance of her Kaiser Permanente care team. Her story brings to life how addressing patients’ social needs, such as housing, is an essential part of improving their health.
Bechara Choucair, MD, Senior Vice President, Chief Health Officer shares his top 3 recommendations, because making significant changes in these key areas will help us successfully manage our way out of this pandemic and better prepare us for the next one.
With a focus on Black and other communities of color, Kaiser Permanente seeks to address the causes of adverse childhood experiences and collective trauma.
Relationship of Childhood Abuse and Household Dysfunction Many of the Leading Causes of Death to Adults – The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study; research by Kaiser Permanente in collaboration with the Center for Disease Control receiving renewed attention twenty years after publication.