November 2018

Judith-1_1col.jpgHonoring Judith Schaefer: Patient champion and champion patient

Looking back on a career that reshaped how health systems tune in to the patient perspectives. 

 


Harrington_Laura-BlueWall1_1col.jpgHeart health researcher Laura B. Harrington joins KPWHRI

KPWHRI gains an expert in studying cardiovascular diseases, including venous blood clots, especially in women and older adults.


Diana-Buist-family-mts_1col.jpgWhat drives Diana Buist to study breast cancer screening?

Kaiser Permanente Share profiles longtime KPWHRI investigator and director of research and strategic partnerships.


LINCC-logo_1col.jpgLINCC-ing patients with community resources

Study ends but benefits for Kaiser Permanente members continue — thanks to a new support role in the regions’ clinics, writes Dr. Clarissa Hsu.

 


Bariatric-Surgery-Arterburn-video_1col.jpgWhich surgery is best for weight loss? Gastric bypass

In this video, Dr. David Arterburn discusses results from the largest, longest-term study of its kind conducted by PCORNet scientists and published in Annals of Internal Medicine.


Obesity-bariatric-surgery_1col.jpgFewer heart attacks, strokes, and deaths after weight-loss surgery

Obese people with diabetes had fewer deaths in 5 years after bariatric surgery vs. usual care, in large, long-term study.

 

 

 


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