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Division of Research Spotlight

The Kaiser Permanente Division of Research conducts, publishes, and disseminates epidemiologic and health services research to improve the health and medical care of Kaiser Permanente members and society at large. We seek to understand the determinants of illness and well-being, and to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care. Currently, DOR’s 550-plus staff is working on more than 350 epidemiological and health services research projects.

Electronic Health Records Are Linked To Improved Diabetes Care For Kaiser Permanente Patients

Electronic health records are linked to improved diabetes care for Kaiser Permanente patients

Video: KP scientists on electronic health records By Janet Byron, Senior Communications Specialist, KP NCAL Division of Research Kaiser Permanente’s electronic health records are world-renowned for their pivotal role in providing integrated care, and now new research confirms that the…

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Study Finds That Patients Using Statins For The First Time, And Who Used Mail-order Pharmacies, Are More Likely To Have Good Cholesterol Control

Study finds that patients using statins for the first time, and who used mail-order pharmacies, are more likely to have good cholesterol control

Patients at Kaiser Permanente Northern California who got their new statin prescriptions from mail-order pharmacies showed better cholesterol control, in the first three to 15 months after starting therapy, than patients using walk-in pharmacies, according to a Kaiser Permanente Northern…

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Newly Funded: $10.5M Grant Kickstarts National Network To Speed Mental Health Research

Newly funded: $10.5M grant kickstarts national network to speed mental health research

A three-year $10.5 million federal grant awarded in December to help speed up mental health research will rely heavily on data from members of six Kaiser Permanente regions, including Kaiser Permanente Northern California. The Mental Health Research Network, to be…

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