In May 2017, for only the third time in its 53-year history, the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research (CHR) welcomed a new director. In the year since, Lucy A. Savitz, PhD, MBA, has both familiarized herself with CHR’s long history and set a course for the future with a new three-year strategic plan.
Proposed changes to the collection of census data may have troubling implications, argues CHR Director Lucy Savitz in a blog for the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy.
For the second year, patient partners from the PORTAL network have attended the annual conference of the Health Care Systems Research Network.
Social determinants of health contribute greatly to health disparities, and addressing these factors can often be just as important to overall health as meeting medical needs.