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Community-health evaluations reap greater success when grant makers use a participatory approach

– For underrepresented communities especially, partnering with grantees makes sense, says CCHE’s Maggie Jones.

For underrepresented communities especially, partnering with grantees makes sense, says CCHE’s Maggie Jones. by Maggie Jones, MPH, evaluation services manager at the Center for C…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/nov-2015/community-health-evaluations-reap-greater-success-when-grant-makers-use-participatory-approach/

NIH appoints Dr. Greg Simon to Precision Medicine advisory panel

– Group Health psychiatrist and researcher will be among national leaders advising on Initiative’s Cohort Program

Learn More The Precision Medicine Intitative   Group Health psychiatrist and researcher will be among national leaders advising on Initiative’s Cohort Program SEATTLE—T…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/nov-2015/nih-appoints-dr-greg-simon-precision-medicine-advisory-panel/

A healthy holiday topic—pragmatic trials

– Pragmatic trials address real-world issues. In his monthly newsletter, Dr. Eric B. Larson suggests asking your guests what's important to them as physicians, patients, and caregivers.

A healthy holiday topic—pragmatic trials Pragmatic trials address real-world issues. In his monthly newsletter, Dr. Eric B. Larson suggests asking your guests what's important to…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/nov-2015/healthy-topic-thanksgiving-pragmatic-trials/

Group Health leads Washington in colon cancer screening by reaching more patients with mailed kits

– Dr. Beverly Green describes how mailing kits to hard-to-reach patients boosted results in a long-term randomized controlled trial.

Research shows innovative approach serves health care consumers over long term. Read it in News and Events. Dr. Beverly Green describes how mailing kits to hard-to-reach…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/nov-2015/mailing-colon-cancer-screening-kits-still-works-well/

November 19: A great day to celebrate life by going smoke-free!

– As Thanksgiving approaches, Dr. Jennifer McClure reflects on why we shouldn’t forget another important day this month, the Great American Smokeout.

As Thanksgiving approaches, Dr. Jennifer McClure reflects on why we shouldn’t forget another important day this month, the Great American Smokeout by Jennifer B. McClure, PhD, Di…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/nov-2015/november-19-great-day-celebrate-life-going-smoke-free/

MsFLASH to continue helping women manage menopause

– The MsFLASH research network has renewed funding to study healthy ways to reduce menopause symptoms. Dr. Katherine Newton tells what we've learned so far.

The MsFLASH research network has renewed funding to study healthy ways to reduce menopause symptoms. Dr. Katherine Newton tells what we've learned so far. by Katherine M. Newton,…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/nov-2015/msflash-continue-helping-women-manage-menopause/