News and Events

  • Diabetes is more common among minorities at lower weights

    Diabetes is more common among minorities at lower weights

    At normal weight, Pacific Islanders are 3 times likelier than whites to have diabetes, Kaiser Permanente research finds.

  • Opioids: Encouraging trends and new challenges

    Opioids: Encouraging trends and new challenges

    Kaiser Permanente Washington led in reducing opioids. We’re seeing benefits, but more work is needed, writes Dr. Michael Von Korff.

  • Medical imaging rates keep rising despite push to reduce them

    Medical imaging rates keep rising despite push to reduce them

    Potential harms should be considered before scanning, conclude UC and Kaiser Permanente researchers


Video

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Discussing patients’ concerns about cost of care

In this video, Dr. Nora Henrikson discusses her research project to improve clinicians' communication about cost with cancer patients. (Vimeo 3:50)

Research

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Healthy Hearts Northwest improves small clinics' care

Study shows how supplemental support leads to better care, especially for blood pressure.

events

Dr. Eric B. Larson

Dr. Eric Larson to deliver Birnbaum Lecture Nov. 13

‘The Affordability Imperative’ will address our nation’s need to reduce disparities, address social determinants, and promote value in health care systems.

healthy findings blog

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Mindfulness: Practicing what we preach (and study)

We don't just do research on mindfulness. We encourage our employees to practice it. Dr. Jennifer McClure explains.

 

Q&A

Dr. Amy Bonomi

How women are breaking academia’s glass ceiling

Dr. Amy Bonomi's new book profiles 23 women in higher education leadership positions who are changing the institutions where they work.


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