February 2017

KPhor_307_logo_onlitblu_1col.jpgKaiser Permanente’s acquisition of Group Health is good for research

GHRI is now one of Kaiser Permanente’s eight regional health research institutes. Dr. Eric B. Larson explains why he’s excited about the change.

BARI-FIT_Feb-news_1col.jpgHow can we use technology to support patients after bariatric surgery?

With funding from the Partnership for Innovation, GHRI is evaluating a new technology-based lifestyle program designed by Group Health bariatric surgeons.

community-resource-spec-video-still-woman-1col.jpgWatch our new video, ‘The Community Resource Specialist role’

Dr. Hsu invites you to see three patients and two community resource specialists tell the story of creating this powerful new role in community health care.

buist-brandzel-chang-campbell-coronado-1col.jpegHow to boost rates of cancer screening among Latinas and Black women?

Group Health patients suggested several potential solutions to Susan Carol Bradford and colleagues.

Eric-Larson-1209_-1col.jpg‘Follow the money’ to reduce cost and improve health care

Regardless of what’s ahead for the ACA, the U.S. must reduce health spending. Dr. Eric B. Larson points to a UW study that reveals how.





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