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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.

Kaiser Permanente Stroke Patients Receive Clot-busting Medication More Than Twice As Fast As National Rates

Kaiser Permanente stroke patients receive clot-busting medication more than twice as fast as national rates

Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California are delivering clot-busting medication to new stroke patients more than twice as fast as the national average. This follows the region-wide adoption of an integrated telemedicine program, according to new research published December 15 in the journal Stroke.
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Kaiser Permanente To Examine Role Of Environmental Factors In Childhood Obesity And Developmental Disorders

Kaiser Permanente to Examine Role of Environmental Factors in Childhood Obesity and Developmental Disorders

Kaiser Permanente researchers have received a major new grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how exposures to environmental chemicals during pregnancy may influence the risk of obesity and neurodevelopmental disorders in children. Twenty percent of U.S. children…

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