July 11th, 2019

Video: Our solutions to Kaiser’s mental health crisis

There’s a mental health crisis at Kaiser Permanente. Patients can’t get the care they need. And therapists can’t keep up with growing caseloads. Kaiser therapists have been sounding the alarm, but management won’t make real improvements. Here’s what it’s going to take: Kaiser needs to hire a lot more full-service therapists. We don’t need “intake […]

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July 4th, 2019

Video: Kaiser Permanente can afford to hire more mental health therapists

Kaiser Permanente has the money to hire more mental health therapists. All it needs is the will.

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June 25th, 2019

Video: Nonprofit Kaiser pays Warriors $295 million for corporate branding

While understaffing its mental health services and forcing patients to wait weeks for care, Kaiser Permanente is paying the Golden State Warriors $295 million to brand the area outside their new arena “Thrive City.

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June 25th, 2019

Video: Kaiser Permanente unveils $900 million executive headquarters in Oakland

As Kaiser Permanente caregivers, we have ideas about how Kaiser can better serve our patients and a new $900 million office tower certainly is not on our list. Kaiser Permanente reported a $3.2 billion profit during the first three months of this year. It has no excuse to understaff its mental health clinics and deny […]

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June 5th, 2019

Video: This Kaiser therapist is ready to go on strike for better patient care

Alicia Cruz is a therapist at the Kaiser Permanente Thrive Medical Center in San Francisco. Alicia’s group therapy sessions are so crowded that many people have to sit on the floor. Four thousand Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians and health care professionals are set to begin an open-ended strike on Tuesday, June 11, all across […]