Kaiser Permanente has placed more than 2,200 of its employees nationwide, who have refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19, on unpaid administrative leave.
Kaiser said that after several investigations, health agencies "could not identify any single employee or patient linked to the majority of both employee or patient cases in the outbreak."
Vaccinated or not, people were treated to free backpacks, filled with school supplies, thanks to the Kerosene Lamp Foundation, started by a former Golden State Warrior.
The suits allege that since 2009 the company systematically pressured doctors to amend medical records by adding "diagnoses that patients did not actually have" in order to receive higher Medicare reimbursements, according to federal prosecutors.
Everyone aged 12 and up are now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in California. Here is a list of places in the Bay Area where young people can receive vaccinations.
As the Dream Act continues to hobble through Congress, the human toll on innocent, undocumented immigrant young people continues to create nightmares.
Additionally, the hospital says a holiday-spirited costume that was air-powered and worn by a staff member who was briefly in the emergency department on Christmas day may have played a role in the 44 infections.
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Kaiser medical workers in Oakland create a musical message of thanks to the "Super Heroes" working on the front line against the coronavirus.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf says now Kaiser plans to stay in its existing offices seven East Bay buildings instead of a single tower in downtown Oakland.
It's the second day of a five-day strike planned at Kaiser mental health clinics across California.
In the Bay Area, union psychologists, therapists, psychiatric nurses and other healthcare workers will strike at Kaiser facilities in Oakland, Walnut Creek, Redwood City, Santa Clara and San Jose following more than a year without a contract.
Kaiser locations across California will be affected.
Since 2016, Adams had served as Kaiser's executive vice president and group president, with direct responsibility for health plan and hospital operations in all eight Kaiser Permanente regions.
A planned five-day strike by 4,000 Kaiser Permanente psychologists, mental health therapists and other medical professionals, originally to have started Monday, has been postponed in acknowledgement of the death Sunday of Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson.
Union officials representing mental health professionals at Kaiser Permanente postponed a planned five-day strike across California that was to set begin Monday in deference to today's passing of Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson.
Oakland-based Kaiser Permanente announced late Sunday morning that chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson passed away Sunday. He was 60 years old.
The health care giant announced the death of their CEO Sunday afternoon.