Research in the News

Colorectal Cancer Screening Program Erases Disparities in Outcomes

Colorectal cancer disparities between Black and white adults were eliminated in Kaiser Permanente Northern California members after the health care system instituted a regionwide, structured colorectal cancer screening program, new research shows.


Risk Score Assigns Surgery Patients to Best Level of Preoperative Counseling

A clinical decision support tool (CAST) developed with predictive analytics could lead to more consistent patient preparation for elective surgery and reduce complications, according to recently published TPMG research.


Uncommon Kidney Disorder Significantly Increases Risk of Heart Disease and End-stage Kidney Disease

A new Kaiser Permanente study points to early identification of patients with primary nephrotic syndrome in helping prevent a wide range of complications.