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Surgeries and doctors’ appointments have been canceled for a second day at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Woodland Hills because of a water main break that has left the hospital without service, officials said. The break occurred Saturday night. The hospital is located at 5601 DeSoto Ave. It is unclear when the break will be repaired, …

A broken main water line has prompted Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center to cancel all surgeries and primary care appointments scheduled at the hospital for Monday, Jan. 20. The planned cancellations do not affect the emergency department or urgent care, which will remain open, and all primary care appointments outside of the medical center …

Bernard Tyson, Kaiser Permanente David A. Grogan | CNBC Kaiser Permanente chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson died unexpectedly in his sleep Sunday, the health care giant announced. One of the nation’s leading health care executives, Tyson was 60. He rose through the ranks during a 30-year career at Kaiser to become CEO in 2013. Over …

More than 80,000 Kaiser Permanente emergency medical technicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and other staffers are threatening to walk out of work next month, in what could be the nation’s largest strike since 1997. The authorization to strike, approved by 98% of the union members who voted, does not mean a walk out will happen, but …

A swath of Kaiser Permanente workers in California has voted overwhelmingly to approve a strike that could draw in more than 80,000 employees of the healthcare giant across the nation, according to the coalition of unions representing them. The employees — who include most staff aside from doctors, mental health workers or certain nurses — …

Mental-health workers at Kaiser’s French Campus on Geary are launching a one-day strike Wednesday/10 to focus attention on the massive health-care operation’s failure to provide adequate staffing for patient needs. That that same day that 3,600 clinicians in the state will vote on a contract offer that so far is being “soundly rejected,” Justin DeFreitas, …

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has sued the Queen’s Health System in federal court after it said the parties failed to reach agreement over a hospital provider contract that expired last month. Kaiser said in a news release issued Wednesday that the dispute will impact services to members provided by Queen’s Medical Center, the state’s only level …