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SEPTEMBER 2019

Blog - Michael Parchman - Blood pressure - Healthy Hearts - 1 column.jpgHealthy Hearts Northwest helps smaller primary care clinics improve care

New study shows how a little supplemental support can result in big gains—especially in blood pressure care.
 


News - Bariatric study JAMA Arterburn Cleveland Clinic - 1 column.jpgWeight-loss surgery linked to fewer heart attacks and deaths

Death and heart complications were 40 percent less common in people with obesity and diabetes when they had bariatric surgery.


News - CT scan - JAMA study Miglioretti Bowles Smith-Bindman - 1 column.jpgMedical imaging rates keep rising despite push to reduce them

Potential harms should be considered before scanning, conclude UC and Kaiser Permanente researchers.
 


Blog- ACT - Erin Bowles - participant doing grip test with Becky Lederman - 1 column.jpgThe ACT study: Looking toward the future

At 25 years, the Adult Changes in Thought study is committed to science, collaboration, and jokes, writes Erin Bowles.
 


News story - SIRC - Arthur Evans keynote speaker - 1 col.jpgImplementation scientists to meet in Seattle Sept. 12-14

The Society for Implementation Research Collaboration’s 5th Biennial Conference will explore the intersection of research, policy, and practice.
 


Collab-model-1-29-19-2_1col.jpgAccountable Communities of Health have made strides

With a new multi-sector collaboration model, Erin Hertel led CCHE’s evaluation showing ACHs can help make a Healthier Washington.
 


Blog - House of God - Eric Larson - 1 column.jpgThe House of God at 40

We can still learn from a 1970s novel based on real-life doctors, Dr. Eric B. Larson writes, recalling his internship time with them.

 

 

 

 


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