Implementing a decision support tool for the use of computed tomography for adult head injuries resulted in reduced CT use and allowed for better identification of injuries, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study published today in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.
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Large Kaiser Permanente study reveals that taking diabetes medications as prescribed, exercising frequently and managing weight linked to better blood sugar control.
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Participation in the Kaiser Permanente Research Bank — especially from communities of color — can allow researchers to learn what causes certain diseases and share that information with these communities.
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A comprehensive Enhanced Recovery After Surgery program implemented in Kaiser Permanente’s 20 Northern California medical centers involved nearly 9,000 surgical patients and resulted in a one-third relative reduction in postoperative complication rates and a 21 percent reduction in opioid prescribing rates.
David C. Grossman, MD, MPH, a senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, has been appointed as chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Dr. Grossman also is a pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente Washington and a senior medical director for the Washington Permanente Medical Group. He will continue in all of these […]
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