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High-quality care: The importance of being human

– Susan Brandzel reflects on what patients really need from providers. Clinical competence is essential, but so is being engaging, compassionate and real.

Susan Brandzel reflects on what patients really need from providers. Clinical competence is essential, but so is being engaging, compassionate and real. by Susan Brandzel, MPH, G…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/july/high-quality-care-importance-being-human/

Closing the knowledge gap on prevention in pediatrics

– Does routine screening for autism, high cholesterol, and other problems improve kids’ health? We need better research to find out, Dr. Grossman says.

Does routine screening for autism, high cholesterol, and other problems improve kids’ health? We need better research to find out, Dr. Grossman says. by David C. Grossman, MD, MP…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/jan-2016/closing-knowledge-gap-prevention-pediatrics/

Sometimes ‘less care’ feels like ‘better care’

– Mother and Group Health Research Institute project manager Casey Luce sees first-hand how research improved her daughter’s health care.

Mother and Group Health Research Institute project manager Casey Luce sees first-hand how research improved her daughter’s health care. When I received the phone call that my eig…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/sept/sometimes-less-care-feels-better-care/

Growing up is hard to do—especially when you have a chronic illness

– Dr. Paula Lozano’s research aims to ensure chronically ill kids make a safer and easier transition to adulthood.

In this issue   Growing up is hard to do—especially when you have a chronic illness Group Health and UW get $13 million to study aging and the brain Team ROAR: Research On A…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/07/growing-hard-do-especially-when-you-have-chronic-illness/

Is your child a vaper? Should you care?

– A new report shows e-cigarette use rising among teens. With vaping on the rise, should parents be concerned?

A new report shows e-cigarette use rising among teens. With vaping on the rise, should parents be concerned?  Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes or e-cigs, are inc…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/04/your-child-vaper-should-you-care/