Critics accuse the medical provider of not matching the level of its treatment of mental illnesses with that of its care for physical health.
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Mark Kreidler speaks to Jenny Wong-Swanson, a Kaiser Permanente nurse in Woodland Hills, about the pandemic’s explosion.
More than a third of Americans are showing signs of clinical anxiety or depression, a 300 percent increase over last year.
Unclear policies and protective equipment shortages are stirring heated confrontations in the hallways of Kaiser Permanente hospitals.
Frontline nurses claim that a lack of both N95 masks and coronavirus testing is putting hospital populations at risk.
“The best practices of psychotherapy state that patients should be seen weekly or every other week,” says one clinical psychologist. But at Kaiser, his average patient must wait five weeks between appointments.