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Studies show patient-centered messaging improves rates of Latino-based colorectal cancer screening

Trials test effectiveness of outreach based on patients’ preferences for timing and content of messages

May 17, 2019


Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research ranked 4th in Oregon for federal health research money

According to a recent survey in the Portland Business Journal, CHR received 17 grants from the NIH in 2018 for a total of $11,933,644, or just over 3.3 percent of the $357.8 million in funding awarded to Oregon researchers.

May 14, 2019


New Study Finds Preventing Youth Depression Is Cost-Effective

A new paper by Frances Lynch, PhD, Senior Investigator at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, found that a program to prevent depression among at-risk adolescents is cost-effective.

Feb 25, 2019

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