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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 inves……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/october/joe-glass-addictions-and-health-disparities-researcher-joins-ghri

How Choosing Wisely Reduces Low-Value Care

How Choosing Wisely Reduces Low-Value Care
An award-winning Group Health partnership is finding the right balance between too much and too little care. Kim Wicklund and Dr. Angie Sparks explain how. by Kim Wicklund, MPH……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/october/How_Choosing_Wisely_Reduces_Low_Value_Care

Diabetes health: Pharmacy outreach increases statin use but not costs

Diabetes health: Pharmacy outreach increases statin use but not costs
Calls from pharmacists and EHR reminders improved cardiovascular outcomes in Group Health patients with diabetes, Dr. James Ralston and colleagues found by James Rals……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/october/Diabetes_health_Pharmacy_outreach_increases_statin_use_but_not_costs

How many lives has Dr. Tommy Thompson saved?

How many lives has Dr. Tommy Thompson saved?
Dr. Paul Sherman reflects on his friend and mentor — a preventive-care pioneer who will be honored Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Group Health Foundation’s “Gift of Health” Gala ……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/october/How_many_lives_has_Dr_Tommy_Thompson_saved_

Got plain language? 5 tips for clear, engaging writing — even in research

Got plain language? 5 tips for clear, engaging writing — even in research
October is Health Literacy Month. Jessica Ridpath shares plain language tips and resources from KPWHRI’s Program for Readability In Science & Medicine (PRISM). by Jessica Ridpa……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/october/Got_plain_language_5_tips_for_clear_engaging_writing_even_in_research

Also part of the White House’s Cancer Moonshot initiative: The Digital Mammography DREAM Challenge…

Also part of the White House’s Cancer Moonshot initiative: The Digital Mammography DREAM Challenge… Also part of the White House’s Cancer Moonshot initiative: The Digital Mammography DREAM Challenge…
Also part of the White House’s Cancer Moonshot initiative: The Digital Mammography DREAM Challenge — an open science data competition to improve screening accuracy. With GHRI’s Dr……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/october/Also_part_of_the_White_House_s_Cancer_Moonshot_initiative_The_Digital_Mammography_DREAM_Challenge_

Embracing uncertainty in politics and health

Embracing uncertainty in politics and health
In these nerve-wracking times, Dr. Eric B. Larson says get informed, be activated, and stay true to your values by Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH, Group Health Research Institute (GHR……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/october/Embracing_uncertainty_in_politics_and_health

When election hyperbole raises stereotypes, here’s an antidote

When election hyperbole raises stereotypes, here’s an antidote
Virginia Immanuel, GHRI director of information technology emerita, reviews a book on stereotype threat — what it is and how to combat it. Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/october/When_election_hyperbole_raises_stereotypes_here_s_an_antidote

What’s next for Dr. Dan Cherkin, investigator emeritus?

What’s next for Dr. Dan Cherkin, investigator emeritus?
Retired but still contributing, GHRI’s renowned alternative-care researcher pursues alternatives to the 40-hour work week. Q: Well, Dan, how does it feel to be retiring after 31 ye……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/october/What_s_next_for_Dr_Dan_Cherkin_investigator_emeritus_