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Who stands to benefit most from medical advances? What are the best opportunities for researching racial/ethnic disparities in care? How can health systems stop doing low-value care? These are just a few of the topics addressed at the 35th annual AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting June 24-26 in Seattle. Known as the nation’s [...]
Fri, Jun 29, 2018
Source: Kaiser Permanente
Alyce Adams, PhD, is Associate Director of the Health Care Delivery and Policy section of the Division of Research. Her own research examines barriers to adherence to chronic disease medications among vulnerable patient populations and ways to mitigate them at the health system and policy level. Q: If you had to [...]
Fri, Jun 29, 2018
Source: Kaiser Permanente
PASADENA, Calif. — A Kaiser Permanente study of nearly 2,500 patients who used high doses of opioids for at least six months showed that reducing their opioid use did not lower their satisfaction with care. The study, “Satisfaction With Care After Reducing Opioids for Chronic Pain,” was published today in The [...]
Fri, Jun 08, 2018
Source: Kaiser Permanente