Kaiser under a microscope

When it comes to healthcare, is Kaiser Permanente the wave of the future? The all-in-one hospital system epitomizes well-coordinated patient care and is ahead of the curve in embracing cutting-edge health IT, but can the system ultimately lower costs? The New York Times asks these questions and digs into some concerns expressed about the integrated system--its ability to be replicated, patient frustration at being locked in the system and unable to go to their choice doctor or hospital, and reported criticisms of long wait times. To learn more about pros and cons of the Kaiser Permanente healthcare model, check out the article: