June 2015

LetsTalkVaccine_Grossman_1col.jpgLet’s Talk Vaccines—and the power of negative results

What we learned in new research on doctor-parent conversations about vaccines, from study coauthor Dr. David Grossman.

healthy-hearts-nw-logo_1col.jpgHealthy Hearts Northwest helps small and mid-sized practices

AHRQ funds Group Health, Qualis Health, and OHSU for partnership in Wash., Ore., and Idaho.

mammography_1col.jpgSome women with dense breasts may not need extra screening

A Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium study involving Group Health shows that density shouldn’t be the only factor when considering additional screening. 

man-mailbox_1col.jpgHome tests and automated reminders cut colon cancer screening costs

With Kaiser Permanente colleagues, Group Health finds cost savings for two years.


2015_Birnbaum_Award_Winners_1col.jpgShared decision-making collaborators win 2015 Birnbaum Award 

GHRI honors eight delivery-system partners for strengthening the patient’s role in treatment choices.

Carol+Michelle_HealthFest_300x170.jpgNeighborhood Health Link—Connect to gyms, playgrounds, and more

Explore healthy living in Washington’s two most populous counties with Neighborhood Health Link, an online resource sponsored by Group Health.

woman-beach-health-tech_1col.jpgSpecial seminar series on patient-generated health data

Join us for three scientific seminars exploring health care innovations that leverage health-related data patients capture in their everyday lives.

bus_1col.jpgIf you can’t bike to work … bus! 

May was National Bike Month. Michelle Chapdelaine has a confession: She’s never biked to work. And she doesn't feel compelled to try.





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