The VOICE study aims to improve the health and health care of people who had cancer as adolescents and young adults.
Severe obesity affects 4 to 6 million U.S. adolescents. Kaiser Permanente researchers are exploring solutions to this major problem.
Mother and Group Health Research Institute project manager Casey Luce sees first-hand how research improved her daughter’s health care.
Dr. Nelson named GHRI Director of Biostatistics. Dr. Michael Parchman hosts Australian Harkness Fellow. GHRI Affiliate Investigator Dr. Bonomi speaks on adolescent dating violence. Group Health physician researchers are among Seattle's best docs. Dr. Mroz joins the University of Washington School of Medicine faculty.
How best to care for the many adolescents who have depression? In a collaborative care intervention, a care manager continually reached out to teens—delivering and following up on treatment in a primary-care setting (the office of a pediatrician or family doctor, not a psychiatrist or psychologist) at Group Health Cooperative. Depression outcomes after a year were significantly better with this approach than with usual care, according to a randomized controlled trial published in JAMA.
Group Health tests behavioral treatment for obesity in real-world setting
Research teams at Group Health Research Institute have been approved for funding awards by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study opioid therapy and asthma—and to help expand a health data network that will be part of PCORnet: the National Patient-Centered National Clinical Research Network.
Our Seattle offices sit on the occupied land of the Duwamish and by the shared waters of the Coast Salish people, who have been here thousands of years and remain. Learn about practicing land acknowledgment.