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Joe Glass, addictions and health disparities researcher, joins GHRI

– Dr. Joe Glass adds a social worker’s perspective to the GHRI team working on innovative ways to approach drug and alcohol disorders.

Dr. Joseph E. Glass Dr. Joe Glass adds a social worker’s perspective to the GHRI team working on innovative ways to approach drug and alcohol disorders. The newest assistant inve…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/october/joe-glass-addictions-and-health-disparities-researcher-joins-ghri/

Is hospital readmission linked to alcohol use and social factors?

– Drs. Katharine Bradley and Gwen Lapham studied drinking habits and hospital readmission. They found that underlying social determinants might be the connection.

Drs. Katharine Bradley and Gwen Lapham studied drinking habits and hospital readmission. They found that underlying social determinants might be the connection. by Group Health R…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/may/hospital-readmission-linked-alcohol-use-and-social-factors/

In time for your New Year’s resolutions: Anne Renz has a book recommendation for us

– Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard provides a framework for organizational and personal change.

Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard provides a framework for organizational and personal change Every day, we encounter systems that would benefit from change—from o…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/december/guidelines-change/

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/

When it comes to motivating employees to stop smoking, money talks

– How can businesses get the best return on investment from quit-smoking rewards? Dr. David Grossman reports on a New England Journal of Medicine study.

How can businesses get the best return on investment from quit-smoking rewards? Dr. David Grossman reports on a New England Journal of Medicine study. David Grossman, MD, MPH, is…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/08/when-it-comes-motivating-employees-stop-smoking-money-talks/

Group Health and Dr. Mike Evans release new whiteboard video on drinking habits

– “Let’s Rethink How We Drink” takes a fun, informative approach to learning about health effects of alcohol.

Michael F. Evans, MD, associate professor of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of Toronto, will deliver Group Health’s 16th Annual Birnbaum Endowed Lecture at 7:…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/02/group-health-and-dr-mike-evans-release-new-whiteboard-video-drinking-habits/