Kaiser Permanente leaders David Grossman, MD, MPH, and Bechara Choucair, MD, write about the role health care plays in addressing violence in an article published today in Health Affairs.
David Grossman, MD, MPH, senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, offers the Permanente perspective on reducing harm to patients and the workforce.
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.
In a recent Modern Healthcare article, David Grossman, MD, senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle, shares his insights on the $2 million investment Kaiser Permanente has made in identifying best practices for clinicians to help prevent injuries and death from guns.
This initial research funding demonstrates Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to the health of the communities it serves by addressing preventable gun-related injuries and death.