Working to End Violence (Video)
As a health care organization, Kaiser Permanente knows that victims of violence and abuse have an increased likelihood of stroke, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and early death. Recognizing that violence as a preventable public health issue, the organization goes beyond providing care to victims who visit its emergency departments and medical facilities. Watch a 3-minute video to learn the unique approach Kaiser Permanente is taking to work with organizations like Youth UpRising, Wellspace and the Public Health Institute to address violence.
About Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 9.1 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to: kp.org/newscenter.