Kaiser Permanente researchers and Permanente physicians write in a JAMA Pediatrics editorial about the need to overcome barriers to screening and preventive interventions.
The latest Permanente Journal is now available for download, and includes a variety of peer-reviewed articles and studies on topics from radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer to a primer on osteonecrosis of the hip.
A study looking at a program helping patients quit smoking around the time of their surgery shows initial results are promising.
A Kaiser Permanente study finds 10-year follow-up interval after negative colonoscopies is associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer and mortality.
Research led by Dana Sax, MD, found that tele-triage of chest pain can safely refer people for care in venues other than the Emergency Department.