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.
A study published in JNCCN estimates costs for people age 18 and up, ranks the price tags of the top four cancer types, and highlights potential cost-saving benefits of prevention and screening.
Likelihood of beginning treatment is especially low among ethnic and racial minorities and the elderly
Cognitive behavioral therapy (or CBT) delivered in a primary care setting is a cost-effective way to treat adolescents with depression who decline or quickly stop using antidepressants, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Pediatrics.