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  • Change and constancy in a time of transition

    Change and constancy in a time of transition

    Dr. Eric B. Larson reflects on KPWHRI’s incoming leader, the institute’s accomplishments over time, and its sustaining values

  • How to prevent suicide by firearms?

    How to prevent suicide by firearms?

    Julie Richards’ study is one of the first three funded by Kaiser Permanente’s Firearm Injury Prevention Task Force.

  • Using breast MRI after cancer may lead to unneeded biopsies

    Using breast MRI after cancer may lead to unneeded biopsies

    Kaiser Permanente-led BCSC study among largest to evaluate adding MRI surveillance for breast cancer survivors.


Discussing patients’ concerns about cost of care

Dr. Nora Henrikson discusses her Annals of Internal Medicine paper on improving clinical teams' conversations about cost with cancer patients. (Vimeo 3:50)

Identifying and treating PTSD

Q13 - KCPQ TV, Jun 7, 2019

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healthy findings blog

6 ways to help rural clinics to manage opioids better

A research team led by Dr. Michael Parchman uses new ways to support small clinics in reducing opioid use in the rural Pacific Northwest.

Do drugs cause falls for adults with dementia?

Researchers find a relationship between prescribed central nervous system-active medications and increased risk of falling among older people with dementia.

Phentermine seems safe, effective for long-term weight loss

David Arterburn, MD, MPH, discusses reassuring news from his PCORnet study of most the widely used anti-obesity drug in the United States.

Read more in the Healthy Findings blog.

recent news

Top pediatrician-scientist chosen to lead KPWHRI

Dr. Rita Mangione-Smith brings expertise in quality improvement and health systems from leadership posts at Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine.

Why better dental care may help smokers quit

Dr. Jennifer McClure reflects on a decade of work developing and  studying the Oral Health 4 Life program and how the effort will go forward.

Symposium builds LHS community in Seattle area

With a focus on learning health system research, scholars and faculty from the CATALyST program's 4 partnering institutions shared insights and support.

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