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In time for your New Year’s resolutions: Anne Renz has a book recommendation for us

Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard provides a framework for organizational and personal change.
Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard provides a framework for organizational and personal change Every day, we encounter systems that would benefit from change—from ou……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/december/guidelines-change

The inventor’s dilemma: What's unique about health care technology?

Dr. Eric B. Larson finds a link between the recent Kaiser acquisition news and a friend’s JAMA essay on health care innovations.
Dr. Eric B. Larson finds a link between the recent Kaiser acquisition news and a friend’s JAMA essay on health care innovations Have you heard our big news? Kaiser Permanente plan……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/december/kaiser-acquisition

CCHE finds National Leadership Academy helps leaders and communities

Diana Charbonneau describes CCHE’s findings from evaluating National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health leadership training program.
Diana Charbonneau describes CCHE’s findings from evaluating National Leadership Academy for the Public’s Health leadership training program. By Diana Charbonneau, MA, a senior rese……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/december/cche-finds-national-leadership-academy-helps-leaders-and-communities

Public health on the big screen in Chicago

Center for Community Health and Evaluation researchers star in a video about achieving real changes in health care.
Center for Community Health and Evaluation researchers star in a video about achieving real changes in health care Around 20,000 people gathered for a video debut at the 143rd ann……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/december/public-health-big-screen-chicago

Thanks to Group Health research, I helped save a life

Recruiting participants for a colon-cancer screening study wasn’t easy. But a young interviewer discovered her work may have prevented someone’s untimely death.
Recruiting participants for a colon-cancer screening study wasn’t easy. But a young interviewer discovered her work may have prevented someone’s untimely death. by Kilian Kimbel, a……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/december/thanks-group-health-research-i-helped-save-life

‘Concussion’ movie sheds light on discoveries that may prevent dementia

Actor Will Smith plays a hero who discovers how football injuries lead to brain disease. At GHRI, Group Health members are contributing to a similar cause.
Actor Will Smith plays a hero who discovers how football injuries lead to brain disease. At GHRI, Group Health members are contributing to a similar cause. by Eric B. Larson, MD, ……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/december/concussion-movie-sheds-light-discoveries-may-prevent-dementia

Deep sedation raises risk of complications from colonoscopy

Dr. Karen Wernli asks: If deep sedation during colonoscopy raises your risk, is it worth the cost to wake up quickly?
Karen Wernli, PhD Dr. Karen Wernli asks: If deep sedation during colonoscopy raises your risk, is it worth the cost to wake up quickly? by Karen J. Wernli, PhD, an assistant inves……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/december/anesthesia-colonoscopy

Group Health’s guidelines helped our Group Practice reduce doses of opioids for chronic pain

Dr. Michael Von Korff discusses how Washington state guidelines also appeared to lower opioid doses, but large dose reductions followed health plan initiatives.
Dr. Michael Von Korff discusses how Washington state guidelines also appeared to lower opioid doses, but large dose reductions followed health plan initiatives by Michael Von Korf……
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/december/group-healths-guidelines-helped-our-group-practice-reduce-doses-opioids-chronic-pain