Research in the News
DOR researchers are recognized internationally for their scientific expertise and have contributed more than 3,000 scientific papers about how to use health informatics, manage chronic illness, and motivate self-care and disease prevention.
De-Kun Li, MD, PhD, from TPMG’s Division of Research, studied the negative impact chemicals have on human populations. He thinks banning phthalates is a good first step.
No new HIV infections have occurred among nearly 5,000 people who started pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in KP Northern California.
An innovative program based at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research is breaking down barriers between researchers and clinical leadership, allowing them to work together on short-term projects that can directly and quickly impact care.
Andrew J. Karter, PhD explains development of a new tool to help prevent diabetes patients from ending up in an emergency department or hospital due to low blood sugar.
Elizabeth Cespedes Feliciano, ScD, of the Division of Research, explains that systemic inflammation combined with sarcopenia could have predictive value for colorectal cancer.
Nicola Klein, MD, from TPMG's Division of Research, shares her perspective on the safety and importance to have children vaccinated.
The Kaiser Permanente Northern California Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program: Design, Development, and Implementationttgadmin
This report describes the design, development, and implementation of TPMG’s Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program in KP Northern California’s integrated health care delivery system.