Sonoma County Supervisor Shirlee Zane’s letter to Kaiser officials

POSTED ON June 20th, 2014

Sonoma County Supervisor Shirlee Zane sent the following letter to Kaiser Permanente officials following the publication of three stories about Kaiser’s failures in mental health care in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat.  Dr. Mordecai, Mr. Nelson and Dr. Turner: I cannot begin to tell you how upsetting and offensive it was to read your remarks […]

NUHW calls on Justice Department to investigate Kaiser Permanente’s long wait times, paper wait lists, and falsified appointment records

POSTED ON June 12th, 2014

NUHW calls on Justice Department to investigate Kaiser Permanente’s long wait times, paper wait lists, and falsified appointment records Delays in care continue despite $4 million fine by state regulatory agency Lawsuits demonstrate link between suicides, lengthy delays for patients seeking mental health care treatment EMERYVILLE, CALIF. — The National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW) sent a letter to […]

NUHW launches website for Kaiser mental health patients

POSTED ON June 9th, 2014

NUHW has launched a new website for Kaiser mental health patients: The Kaiser Patient Advocate. In light of Kaiser’s failure to provide timely and appropriate care for patients throughout the state, the site, at KaiserMentalHealth.com, is a valuable resource for Kaiser members and caregivers, providing clear and concise information on patient rights and paths of recourse when […]