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Two types of bariatric surgery give similar outcomes at 5 years

by David Arterburn, MD, MPH, a senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute The landscape for bariatric (weight-loss) procedures keeps changing. A decade ago, the… → Read More

KPWHRI’s Mentorship Awards honor Ron Johnson and Dr. Lisa Jackson

Congratulations to the winners of Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute’s 2018 Mentorship Awards. Programmer/Analyst Ron Johnson, MA, won the Outstanding Staff Mentor Award and… → Read More

Dementia care benefits from hearing patient and family perspectives

Listening and responding to the needs of our members is a core principle of our Learning Health System (LHS) program here at Kaiser Permanente Washington. As part of our LHS work, I recently led the… → Read More

KP Washington reduces use of antibiotics for upper respiratory infections

Dr. Angie Sparks describes key strategies of peer-comparison reporting and leaders supporting a learning community. → Read More

Dementia risk isn’t higher in people who take proton pump inhibitors

By Sascha Dublin, MD, PhD, an associate investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) and an internal medicine physician with Washington Permanente Medical Group… → Read More

Video: Moving to Health – KP Washington Health Research Institute –

David Arterburn, MD, MPH, senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute and an affiliate professor in the University of Washington Department of Medicine describes his… → Read More

SIRC 4th Biennial Conference: We opened Pandora’s Box of implementation questions

Dr. Cara Lewis and Callie Walsh-Bailey describe a meeting that generated as many questions as answers — and why that’s a good thing. → Read More

Meditating: Easier — and more beneficial — than you think

by Linda Kiel, MA, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) project manager and organizer of an onsite weekly meditation session I first started meditating in 2003, for two… → Read More

How to keep guns — and troubled teens — safe – KP Washington Health Research Institute –

By David C. Grossman, MD, MPH, a senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI), senior associate medical director for market strategy & public policy at… → Read More

Helping teens — and their families — manage online health care

by Creagh Miller, MPH, research associate at the Center for Community Health and Evaluation (CCHE) at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) My friend Craig and his wife have… → Read More

Suicide risk: As predictable as getting struck by lightning?

by Gregory Simon, MD, MPH, chair of the scientific advisory board for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, is a Kaiser Permanente Washington psychiatrist and senior investigator at Kaiser… → Read More

A colon cancer screening program shows 5-year success

by Beverly B. Green, MD, MPH, associate investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, and family medicine physician, Washington Permanente Medical Group Colorectal cancer is… → Read More

Can kids be screened routinely for adverse childhood experiences?

by Lisa Schafer, MPH, Senior Research Associate/Program Manager at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute’s Center for Community Health and Evaluation In public health, we believe… → Read More

Breast screening reminders: One size does not fit all

by Susan Carol Bradford, MS, Kaiser Permanente Washington manager of screening and outreach programs and clinical associate at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI) An ounce… → Read More

New tool pinpoints diabetes patients at highest risk for hypoglycemia

Dr. James Ralston worked with Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s Dr. Andrew Karter and colleagues. → Read More

Meditation and cognitive behavioral therapy pay off for back pain

by Daniel Cherkin, PhD, senior investigator emeritus at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute Last year JAMA published results from our randomized controlled trial showing that back… → Read More

What’s wrong with the term ‘social determinants of health’?

by Gregory Simon, MD, MPH, Kaiser Permanente Washington psychiatrist and senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute Clinicians, researchers, policymakers, and… → Read More

What young adults with advanced cancer are telling The Clare Project

by Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute Associate Investigator Karen Wernli, PhD, Research Associate Marlaine Gray, PhD, Senior Research Associate Evette Ludman, PhD, and Project… → Read More

How can we make advance care planning easier for patients and families?

by Robert Penfold, PhD, associate investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute Thinking about death isn’t easy. Especially when it’s our own. So when it comes to deciding… → Read More

Bike helmets and cycling paths: Reflections from an American in Holland

What makes the Netherlands bicycle friendly? Carol Cahill reports after a cycling vacation through the country. → Read More