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Notes from Eric
> Eric B. Larson, MD, MPH
Change and constancy in a time of transition
Dr. Eric Larson reflects on KPWHRI’s incoming leader, the institute’s accomplishments over time, and its sustaining values.
No magic bullet to prevent Alzheimer’s, but encouraging healthy behaviors could be key
Science points to common steps we can take to postpone Alzheimer’s disease.
Tackling opioids: Rethinking a ‘medicalized’ approach to pain
Health care providers are addressing harm caused by overtreatment with narcotics while finding new ways to treat pain more safely.
Avoiding unwanted and unnecessary care late in life
Giving dying patients the care they value and desire is within our reach.
Addressing economic disparity while growing membership: Lowering cost is essential
It’s time for Kaiser Permanente Washington to make smaller premiums a key performance metric.
6 ideas from the Mister Rogers movie that apply to health care
How Fred Rogers' radical notions of love and kindness might inspire the best from those working in health care and health research.
Personalizing care when life expectancy is short
How prevention, testing, and treatment must be tailored to meet the needs of patients in late life.
Access, electronic health records, and the ecology of care
Improving long-standing problems of access in the digital age requires a critical look at today’s electronic health record.
As health researchers, our time is now
Kaiser Permanente’s four beliefs connect us to a transformative movement.
Social determinants affect health our whole lives long
As interest in social determinants grows, more researchers are taking the long view.
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