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Pharmacist-Led Intervention at Kaiser Permanente Northwest Reduces Opioid Use Among Hip Replacement Surgery Patients

For patients who received targeted outreach, median opioid use was about half that of patients who received only usual care.

Nov 15, 2018


Research Team Ends Three-Decade Study with Publication on Older Women and Long-Term Weight Loss

Launched in 1987, the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures became the longest-running study in the 54-year history of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research.

Oct 29, 2018


Engaging with Patients to Boost Colorectal Cancer Screening and Reduce Disparities

A team from the Center for Health Research visited AltaMed Health Services in Los Angeles as part of a community-based participatory research project designed to increase colorectal cancer screening rates in underserved populations.

Oct 26, 2018


Center for Health Research and OHSU Receive Major Grant to Pursue Learning Health System Science

The nearly $4 million award, from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, will fund a new Center of Excellence for collaborative health care research.

Oct 25, 2018


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