Kaiser Permanente

California Slaps Kaiser Permanente With $4 Million Fine Over Mental Health Coverage

State officials have fined Kaiser Permanente $4 million, alleging the health care giant failed to provide adequate mental health services.


Striking healthcare workers walk a picket line outside Kaiser Permanente hospital in Oakland, January 31, 2012. (CBS)

Kaiser Permanente Workers Launch 1-Day Strike

Workers at Kaiser Permanente facilities throughout California have gone on strike over contract disputes involving Kaiser’s mental health and optical employees.


Nurses prepare pickets during a previous strike action. (CBS)

Northern California Kaiser Workers To Strike Tuesday

Kaiser Permanente workers throughout Northern California said Monday that they will stage a one-day strike on Tuesday in a dispute over a new contract for mental health and optical employees.


Matt and Dana Croghan, Jefferson Awards,

Jefferson Awards: Turning Personal Loss Into Powerful Force

The music of a Super Mario video game drifts through the rooms of the Pediatric Oncology unit at Kaiser Hospital in Oakland. It’s a welcome sound to parents Matt and Dana Croghan, who are all too familiar with what it’s like for young patients here.


Oakland nurses, Children's Hospital

Replacements Called In As Bay Area Nurses Go On One-Day Strike

Registered nurses have planned a one-day strike on Thursday at 34 hospitals in Northern and Central California, with replacement nurses set to pick up the slack.


Kaiser Elementary School, Oakland

Oakland Parents Fighting School Closure Plans

Plans to close several schools in the Oakland Unified School District have parents from one elementary school fighting the preliminary closure list, which was released last month.


Giselle Esteban (Hayward PD)

Arraignment For Hayward Nursing Student’s Accused Killer Postponed Again

The arraignment for the woman charged with killing nursing student Michelle Le was postponed a second time on Friday so the court could appoint a public defender to represent her.


Missing Student Michelle Le

Missing Hayward Student’s Family Disputes Homicide Conclusion

Family members of missing nursing student Michelle Le said Tuesday they think Le is still alive even though the Hayward Police Department is treating the case as a homicide.

CBS San Francisco–06/07/2011

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo. (CBS)

Financial Pulse Of Doctors Medical Center San Pablo Grows Weaker

One of the largest healthcare safety nets for the poor in the East Bay is teetering on financial collapse.


Missing Student Michelle Le

Family, Friends Of Missing Hayward Nursing Student Hold Vigil

The family of a missing Hayward nursing student is praising efforts of authorities to find her and remains hopeful that she will return safely.

CBS San Francisco–06/04/2011




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