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 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 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? 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
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 — 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 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 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? 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_
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