Care and Coverage together
makes Southern California healthier
Our goal for Southern California is simple—help communities thrive with care and coverage, together. For more than 70 years, we’ve worked to nurture healthy Southern California living and improve the health of our members
any way we can.
In the Spotlight
Twenty-eight Kaiser Permanente hospitals are among the nation’s finest medical centers for both common and complex care, according to the U.S. News & World Reports’ 2016-17 Best Hospitals for Specialty Care rankings, published this week.
Highest member satisfaction in California as ranked by J.D. Power
For the ninth year in a row, Kaiser Permanente ranked “Highest in Member Satisfaction among Commercial Health Plans in California,” according to the J.D. Power 2016 Member Health Plan Study.*
*Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of California, Inc., received the highest numerical score among commercial health plans in the California region in the proprietary J.D. Power 2008–2016 Member Health Plan Studies. 2016 study based on 31,867 total member responses, measuring seven plans in California (excludes Medicare and Medicaid). Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of members surveyed October–December 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com.
Kaiser Permanente members benefit from a focus on prevention and total health. We encourage our members to get regular tests and screenings, and offer many tools and services to help them make healthy changes.
Chosen for its diversity and closeness to public transit and affordable housing, Pasadena will be home to Kaiser Permanente’s first school of medicine. Groundbreaking will start in 2017, with the first class expected to attend in 2019.
Kaiser Permanente has joined forces with groups around the country to take on domestic violence and sexual assault. We’re taking action, like creating a forum for survivors to tell their stories and posting a bilingual fotonovela that shows the signs of abuse and how to get help.
Healthier communities can fight disease better. By cutting waste and pollutants, saving water and energy, and supporting sustainable farming, we’re helping people lead healthier lives.
Thrive in Your Community
A good night’s sleep may be more important than you thought
We all know lack of sleep can be dangerous if you’re operating heavy machinery. But did you know it can also contribute to serious health conditions, like diabetes and cancer? Learn tips and tools for getting the recommended 7 to 8 hours of sleep a night.
Protect yourself from digital eye strain
More and more, smartphones, computers, and tablets are grabbing for our attention — and our eyes are feeling it. Learn 4 steps you can take to prevent digital eye strain.