Research in the NewsDeborah2020-09-07T14:49:15+00:00
Research in the News
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Weekly number of patients admitted to Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC) hospitals with acute myocardial infarction (heart attacks) after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic fell to nearly half.
A shift in 2014 to managing all esophageal cancer surgeries in designated Specialty Care Centers has reduced the length of hospital stays, decreased intensive care use, and reduced post-operative complications.
In the years after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against PSA-based screening in all men, many fewer men were diagnosed with prostate cancer but more were found to have advanced cancers, according to a large study of nearly a half-million screening-eligible men in Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California region.