Actions Speak Louder Than Words
As one of our physicians, you’ll be participating in programs and initiatives designed to improve the health and well-being of people inside and outside our membership communities. We invite you to view the following videos to see, firsthand, how we are helping to make better health a reality for everyone. Together, we can ensure that every individual, regardless of their race, culture, background or differences, can receive the high-quality care they deserve.
Bridging the Great Divide: Health Disparities in America
Kaiser Permanente's short video on health disparities shows some of the causes and costs of differences that result in poor health outcomes, and offers solutions to this nationwide problem.
Helping the Homeless off the Streets
In partnership with the Weingart Center in LA's Skid Row, a team of Kaiser Permanente radiologists reads chest x-rays daily free of charge, ensuring the homeless are scanned for TB and can get a bed and a hot meal. Each year more than 4,000 films are read.
Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?
A short preview of this groundbreaking PBS documentary (2008) that explores how the social conditions in which Americans are born, live and work profoundly affect health and longevity, even more than medical care, behaviors and genes.