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The common goal of precision medicine and public health

– Dr. Eric B. Larson draws ideas from The Lancet, JAMA, and Science to explain why population-based medicine is personalized medicine.

Dr. Eric B. Larson pulls ideas from The Lancet, JAMA, and Science to explain why population-based medicine is personalized medicine. by Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, Group Health Rese…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/sep/common-goal-precision-medicine-and-public-health/

The Weeds has health IT questions, we have answers

– On a recent podcast from Vox, health policy commentators wondered why U.S. health IT isn’t better. Dr. James Ralston responds.

On a recent podcast from Vox, health policy commentators wondered why U.S. health IT isn’t better. Dr. James Ralston responds. by James Ralston, MD, MPH, Group Health Physician a…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/aug/weeds-has-health-it-questions-we-have-answers/

It’s your digital information—shouldn’t you decide who uses it and how?

– In our daily lives, we generate a trail of personal data. Dr. Andrea Hartzler is making sure we have a say in how our data are used.

In our daily lives, we generate a trail of personal data. Dr. Andrea Hartzler is making sure we have a say in how our data are used. by Andrea Hartzler, PhD, Group Health Researc…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/april/its-your-digital-information-shouldnt-you-decide-who-uses-it-and-how/

Lingering Neandertal DNA may raise risk for some diseases

– National study by eMERGE researchers—including Drs. David Carrell and Eric B. Larson—compares genetic data to electronic health records.

National study by eMERGE researchers—including Drs. David Carrell and Eric B. Larson—compares genetic data to electronic health records. Human-like Neandertals are long extinct, …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/feb/lingering-neandertal-dna-may-raise-risk-some-diseases/

Health records can reveal early signals of slow changes like Alzheimer’s

– The words we use and our doctors’ notes hold hints about our health. Data Scientist David Carrell, PhD, tells how we’re learning to catch those clues.

The words we use and our doctors’ notes hold hints about our health. Data Scientist David Carrell, PhD, tells how we’re learning to catch those clues. David Carrell, PhD, is a GH…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/08/health-records-can-reveal-early-signals-slow-changes-alzheimers/

6 great ideas from Dr. Mike Evans’ Birnbaum lecture

– How we’re using email, smartphones, YouTube, and other digital media to inspire healthier ways.

How we’re using email, smartphones, YouTube, and other digital media to inspire healthier ways Digital technology is quickly changing health and health care, giving us countless …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/07/6-great-ideas-dr-mike-evans-birnbaum-lecture/

Big Data: Past, present, and future perspectives from an integrated delivery system

– Dr. Eric Larson prepared these reflections on Big Data and Group Health for the Association of Health Care Journalists conference in Santa Clara, Calif., on April 24, 2015.

View Dr. Larson's AHCJ conference slides. (PDF, 608 KB) Dr. Eric Larson prepared these reflections on Big Data and Group Health for the Association of Health Care Journalists con…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/04/big-data-past-present-and-future-perspectives-integrated-delivery-system/

The disruptive potential of mobile health apps

– I recently took my blood pressure with my phone. Is this the future of health care?

I recently took my blood pressure with my phone. Is this the future of health care? As background for a commentary I was writing for the Journal of American Hypertension, I used …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/02/disruptive-potential-mobile-health-apps/