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