The words physicians use in discussing care and treatment with patients have significant impact on a variety of outcomes, suggests a recent article in Medical Economics. Word usage can influence a doctor’s reputation, success, and even patient outcomes. Stephen Parodi,…
Kaiser Permanente research published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows patients participating in video visits with their primary care doctors benefited from having a medical assistant help connect the call.
A Kaiser Permanente study found that increasing tuberculosis screening and prevention efforts could potentially help improve life expectancy.
David Grossman, MD, of Washington Permanente Medical Group, and Eric Larson, MD, of Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, published a peer-reviewed viewpoint in JAMA about the potentially powerful implications of population genomics for the future of health care.
A new Kaiser Permanente study of COVID-19 patients published today as a research letter in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) provides estimates for the percentage of test-positive patients requiring hospitalization and admission to the ICU.
Stephen M. Parodi, MD, and Vincent Liu, MD, both of The Permanente Medical Group, published a peer-reviewed viewpoint online in JAMA on the urgent need for public health officials and large health care systems to move from containment to mitigation of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
David Grossman, MD, senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle, shared his thoughts on The Trace news site on a new JAMA Pediatrics study that shows children living in poor areas are nearly twice as likely to die from firearm suicide compared to those growing up in wealthier neighborhoods.
Kaiser Permanente research published in JAMA Cardiology identifies national trend linked to aging of baby boomers and upturn in heart disease mortality.
A Kaiser Permanente study finds 10-year follow-up interval after negative colonoscopies is associated with reduced risk of colorectal cancer and mortality.
Eric B. Larson, MD, executive director of the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, wrote an editorial accompanying the latest JAMA study about preventing falls among seniors, saying it is the most comprehensive study to date.