In The Community // Our Communities

Northern California



Reports & Resources

To maximize our impact and support the work that others are doing to help our communities get and stay well, we are proud to share the findings of studies from our Department of Research and information we learn through our community investments. If you are interested in learning more about any programs featured in this section, please contact us.

Overview

Watch this video to learn about our unique approach and how people and communities benefit when community organizations work together.

Annual Reports

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Kaiser Permanente in the Community Northern California 2015 Annual Report


Fact Sheets & Reports

Community Safety

For people to be healthy, they need access to safe places to live, work, learn and play.

  • Adverse Community Experiences:
    We partnered with the Prevention Institute to develop this report and framework that demonstrates the link between health and safety at a community level.
  • Changing the Discourse:
    We partnered with the Berkeley Media Studies Group to develop this report that examines the impact of media coverage in communities being able to address community violence.
  • Violence Prevention Overview

HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living)

Since 2004, Kaiser Permanente’s HEAL Initiatives—including the HEAL Zones—have helped thousands of people eat better and move more as part of daily life.

PHASE (Preventing Heart Attacks & Strokes Everyday)

A Kaiser Permanente program that is designed to advance population based, chronic care management that has reduced heart attacks and stroke-related hospital admissions among our own members by 60 percent. To reach more people with this life saving program, we began sharing PHASE with community health organizations in 2006.

Youth & Trauma Informed Care

As part of our investments to prevent violence, we provided funding to 20 community organizations to advance understanding and effective treatments for youth exposed to complex, ongoing trauma.