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HEAT panel explores social determinants of health

– Ian Maki reflects on well-attended event sponsored by Group Health’s Health Equity and Access Team.

Ian Maki reflects on well-attended event sponsored by Group Health’s Health Equity and Access Team by Ian Maki, MPH, a research associate/program manager at GHRI’s Center for Com…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/sep/heat-panel-explores-social-determinants-health/

Don’t wait: Dr. Leana Wen urges public health action now

– Dr. Paula Lozano shares inspirational moments from Dr. Leana Wen’s visit to Group Health. See short videos of Dr. Wen, with her full talk to come.

Drs. Leana Wen and Eric B. Larson at Group Health Research Institute, June 27, 2016. Dr. Paula Lozano shares inspirational moments from Dr. Leana Wen’s visit to Group Health. See s…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/july/dont-wait-dr-leana-wen-urges-public-health-action-now/

Dr. Leana Wen: Better care is not our biggest health challenge

– In a Seattle Times op-ed, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana S. Wen calls on the city to tackle poverty, violence, and racism to improve health.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Leana Wen, nationally acclaimed TED speaker and health commissioner for the city of Baltimore.  Dr. Leana Wen at TedMed 2014 presenting "What your doctor won…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/june/leana-wen-better-care-not-biggest-health-challenge/

Rising health care costs demand action to protect common resources

– Dr. Eric Larson issues a challenge to politicians and health care professionals: Talk about health care costs and take action to slow their growth.

Dr. Eric Larson issues a challenge to politicians and health care professionals: Talk about health care costs and take action to slow their growth. by Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, ex…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/june/rising-health-care-costs-demand-action-protect-common-resources/

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/

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/

What research matters for the 21st century?

– Group Health leaders and national public health experts weighed in on GHRI’s future role in health care. Dr. Eric B. Larson tells what we learned.

Group Health leaders and national public health experts weighed in on GHRI’s future role in health care. Dr. Eric B. Larson tells what we learned. The future of health research w…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/april/what-research-matters-21st-century/

Highlighting social determinants of health—beyond the usual suspects

– At the June 27 Birnbaum Lecture and beyond, GHRI focuses on social factors that shape our communities’ well-being.

At the June 27 Birnbaum Lecture and beyond, GHRI focuses on social factors that shape our communities’ well-being. I had an amazing experience a few years ago. I helped produce t…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/feb/highlighting-social-determinants-health-beyond-usual-suspects/