In this Q&A, Kaiser Permanente Washington’s new top researcher describes her passion for quality improvement, strategic planning, and evening aperitivo.
In the 2000s, Dr. Beth McGlynn showed that rates of getting recommended care are low. In a new JAMA editorial, Dr. David Grossman has ideas to improve them.
Lisa Schafer leads CCHE’s evaluation of the Center for Youth Wellness’ National Pediatric Practice Community on ACEs Screening.
Being in the hospital is stressful. A new KPWHRI study will see if visits from therapy dogs make the experience easier for pediatric cancer patients.
Does routine screening for autism, high cholesterol, and other problems improve kids’ health? We need better research to find out, Dr. Grossman says.
Group Health tests behavioral treatment for obesity in real-world setting
Use of computed tomography (CT) scans—and thus exposure to ionizing radiation—increased over 15 years in children at a set of nonprofit health care delivery systems in a new study. But currently available strategies could greatly reduce this cancer risk, according to the HMORN Cancer Research Network study, published in JAMA Pediatrics.