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Will Julie get Parkinson's?

– Pete Beidler asked his daughter, a public health researcher, how to talk about his motor speech disorder. Here’s her answer.

Pete Beidler asked his daughter, a public health researcher, how to talk about his motor speech disorder. Here’s her answer. Pete Beidler is a father, grandfather, carpenter, and…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/will-julie-get-parkinsons/

Training physicians to diagnose patient preferences

– Shared decision making aligns health care decisions with patient goals. Dr. David Arterburn wants to improve the approach through physician training.

Shared decision making aligns health care decisions with patient goals. Dr. David Arterburn wants to improve the approach through physician training. We’ve shown that shared deci…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/training-physicians-diagnose-patient-preferences/

News release: Implementing decision aids affects care decisions in urology

– Fewer invasive treatments after Group Health implemented decision aids.

  As part of the world’s largest distribution of video-based decision aids for any single organization, Group Health implemented video-based “decision aids” for men with two co…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/news-release-implementing-decision-aids-affects-care-decisions-urology/

Getting around Seattle Pronto-style

– March is #WomenWhoBike month. GHRI's Susan Brandzel reviews Seattle’s new bike-sharing program: Is it really just hop on and go?

Susan Brandzel offers her opinion of Seattle's new Pronto bike sharing program. March is #WomenWhoBike month. GHRI's Susan Brandzel reviews Seattle’s new bike-sharing program: Is i…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/getting-around-seattle-pronto-style/

Tips for healthy aging: Your teens and 20s

– Part one of our seven-part series.

Part one of our seven-part series Aging begins at birth. Even so, the way we age changes with each successive decade of life. What health goals should you have when you are in yo…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/tips-healthy-aging-your-teens-and-20s/

Tips for healthy aging: Your 30s

– Part two of our seven-part series.

Part two of our seven-part series Aging begins at birth. Even so, the way we age changes with each successive decade of life. What health goals should you have when you are in yo…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/tips-healthy-aging-your-30s/

Tips for healthy aging: Your 40s

– Part three of our seven-part series.

Part three of our seven-part series Aging begins at birth. Even so, the way we age changes with each successive decade of life. What health goals should you have when you are in …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/tips-healthy-aging-your-40s/

Tips for healthy aging: Your 50s

– Part four of our seven-part series.

Part four of our seven-part series Aging begins at birth. Even so, the way we age changes with each successive decade of life. What health and lifestyle goals should you have whe…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/tips-healthy-aging-your-50s/

Tips for healthy aging: Your 60s

– Part five of our seven-part series.

Part five of our seven-part series Aging begins at birth. Even so, the way we age changes with each successive decade of life. What health and lifestyle goals should you have whe…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/tips-healthy-aging-your-60s/

Tips for healthy aging: Your 70s

– Part six of our seven-part series.

Part six of our seven-part series Aging begins at birth. Even so, the way we age changes with each successive decade of life. What health and lifestyle goals should you have when…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/tips-healthy-aging-your-70s/

Tips for healthy aging: Your 80s and beyond

– Part seven of our seven-part series.

Advice based on your current decade of life. Part seven of our seven-part series Aging begins at birth. Even so, the way we age changes with each successive decade of life. The…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/tips-healthy-aging-your-80s-and-beyond/

The US health system: A model for other countries?

– A public health physician from Australia finds innovations to admire.

Known locally as the "big waterfall," the scene above, courtesy of Dr. Burgess, is an Aboriginal sacred site called "wild-dog dreaming." It is near Gunbalanya in west Arnhem Land i…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/us-health-system-model-other-countries/

GHRI teamwork leads to a Facebook suicide-prevention tool

– The Now Matters Now team is making it easier to reach out to people thinking of suicide.

Photo via Huffington Post: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images Featured video Now Matters Now YouTube, 2:50   The Now Matters Now team is making it easier to reach out…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/ghri-teamwork-leads-facebook-suicide-prevention-tool/

GHRI mourns the loss of Dr. Wayne Katon

– A pioneer in developing team-based health care, Dr. Katon led research at UW and Group Health that improved depression care for millions worldwide.

A pioneer in developing team-based health care, Dr. Katon led research at UW and Group Health that improved depression care for millions worldwide Group Health Research Institute …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/ghri-mourns-loss-dr-wayne-katon/

News release: Anticholinergic drugs linked to risk for pneumonia in elderly

– Group Health study suggests higher risk with acute or chronic use.

    More bad news on older people using medications with anticholinergic effects: Dr. Sascha Dublin found a link to a higher risk for developing pneumonia. Luckily, alterna…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/news-release-anticholinergic-drugs-linked-risk-pneumonia-elderly-group-health-research-institute/