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Helping primary care practices decide whether to adopt proven programs

– To be, or not to be, put into practice? Leah Tuzzio describes a decision-to-implement worksheet for evidence-based interventions

To be, or not to be, put into practice? Leah Tuzzio describes a decision-to-implement worksheet for evidence-based interventions Leah Tuzzio, MPH, is a research associate at Grou…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/sep/helping-primary-care-practices-decide-whether-adopt-proven-programs/

How Dr. Leana Wen’s emergency room lessons translate to primary care

– Dr. Matt Handley, primary care physician, finds a common theme for acute and long-term care in When Doctors Don’t Listen, a book by the 2016 Birnbaum speaker.

Group Health Medical Director for Quality Dr. Matt Handley—photo taken from GHRI's video, "Research Made Real."  Keynote speaker: Dr. Leana Wen, nationally acclaimed TED speaker a…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/june/how-dr-leana-wens-emergency-room-lessons-translate-primary-care/

News release: Northwest doctors improve their practices—and patients’ heart health

– Healthy Hearts Northwest is part of major national effort to help small medical practices to prevent heart disease, our biggest killer.

Healthy Hearts NW is part of major national effort to help small medical practices to prevent heart disease, our biggest killer Primary-care practices in Washington, Oregon, and …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/feb/news-release-northwest-doctors-improve-their-practices-and-patients-heart-health/

From research to reality: Spreading innovation in primary care

– Dr. Michael Parchman asks: Can tapping into digital communications help us engage busy primary care practices in research that improves health?

Dr. Michael Parchman asks: Can tapping into digital communications help us engage busy primary care practices in research that improves health? By Michael Parchman, MD, MPH, dire…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/oct-2015/research-reality-spreading-innovation-primary-care/

Are we creating strong, long-term primary-care relationships?

– Canada’s experience may hold valuable lessons for U.S. health systems and patients. And it may save money.

Canada’s experience may hold valuable lessons for U.S. health systems and patients. And it may save money. Around the world, health care systems are trying to improve care while …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/05/are-we-creating-strong-long-term-primary-care-relationships/