December 2014

hand-holding-seated_1col.jpgSuicide prevention: New study may put answers within reach

Group Health scientists are leading groundbreaking research involving 20,000 patients to discover how to help people who are at risk for suicide.

GHRI_coordinated_care_1col.pngImplementation science: Learning to spread and sustain our best new ideas

Dr. Robert Reid on Group Health’s growing bank of innovation knowhow, including shared decision-making (shown here with Wanda Current and Dr. Thomas Stoll).

Flu_Survey_vaccination_1col.jpgHow well is this year’s flu vaccine working? We’re finding out

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's annual flu study launches in Group Health clinics.

Tdap_vaccine_pregnant_women_1col.jpgStudy supports Tdap vaccine safety in pregnancy

Our new findings are good news for protecting newborns from infectious diseases, including whooping cough..


SOS_Nurse_Navigator_study_1col.jpgNurse navigators may aid colon cancer screening follow-up

Group Health study shows that combining approaches results in follow-up rates of over 92 percent.

mature-woman-classroom-smile-1col.jpgHelp shape Washington state’s approach to Alzheimer’s

Take an online survey to share your thoughts about how to improve life for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

couple-waiting-room-doctor-smiles_1-col.jpgMacColl Center and IHI offer training on meeting behavioral health needs

MacColl Center joins the Institute for Health Care Improvement for a 12-month collaborative on meeting medical and behavioral needs in primary care. 






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