The April 9, 2018 announcement of the formation of the Kaiser Permanente Task Force on Firearm Injury Prevention and $2 million investment in research on clinical interventions to prevent gun violence earned significant national coverage. Coverage of the story appeared…
Kaiser Permanente’s Firearm Injury Prevention Task Force co-leads David Grossman, MD, MPH, and Bechara Choucair, MD, co-authored an article recently published in Pediatrics on the role health systems have in preventing firearm injury. The article states that in order for health professionals to be effective in protecting patients from firearm injury, they must know how to identify high-risk individuals and have the tools necessary to intervene effectively.
Three initiatives will seek to develop clinical-level interventions around safe weapon storage, suicide prevention, and risk prediction
David Grossman, MD, MPH, writes how health care systems, hospitals, and researchers have a role in preventing gun injury and death.
Permanente Medicine physician leader Richard S. Isaacs, MD, FACS, and Bechara Choucair, MD, Kaiser Permanente’s chief community health officer, today were named to Modern Healthcare’s annual list of the Top 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders for 2018.
Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest integrated health system, is investing $2 million in research to prevent gun injuries and death.