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January 2023

Low rate of follow-up in-person care needed after early pandemic telehealth visits, finds study published in the American Journal of Managed Care. The results of the large analysis suggest telehealth is safe and effective. Learn more

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April 2023

DOR vaccine researchers led a large analysis published in Pediatrics finding COVID-19 vaccination waned in children and teens, but boosters increased protection. Learn more

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October 2022

Largest-ever study of thoracic aortic aneurysm provided high-quality evidence that most of the 33,000 patients diagnosed each year in the U.S. with this type of aneurysm are not likely to experience a tear or rupture — an aortic dissection —…

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March 2022

Researchers published findings in JAMA Internal Medicine showing that COVID-19 infection more than doubled the risk of severe complications during pregnancy. Learn more

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February 2022

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that KPNC's regionwide, structured colorectal cancer screening program eliminated disparities in outcomes between Black and white adults. Learn more

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October 2021

Kaiser Permanente researcher will co-lead $32.7 million colorectal cancer screening study to focus on older adults with low-risk polyps. Learn more about this study

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September 2021-2

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine found a method to remove race from controversial kidney function equations without losing accuracy. The findings helped inform new National Kidney Foundation-American Society of Nephrology Task Force guidelines on evaluating kidney function. Learn more about this…

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September 2021

A study in JAMA of 6.2 million patients by Kaiser Permanente and CDC researchers found no serious health effects linked to the 2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, findings also reported in the New England Journal of Medicine and CDC publications. Learn more about this study

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July 2021

Health systems could use data from routine clinical care to identify the onset of upcoming COVID-19 surges as many as 6 weeks before they occur, researchers reported in a study published in BMJ Open. Learn more about this study

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November 2020

DOR predictive analytics specialists teamed up with nursing and hospital leaders to create the Advance Alert Monitor system, which identifies hospital patients at risk of rapid deterioration. In an analysis published in the New England Journal of Medicine, the system…

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August 2020

The Vaccine Study Center joins the clinical trial for Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, enrolling adults and later teenagers aged 16 and 17, adolescents aged 12 to 15, and children aged 6 to 11. Learn more about this study

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July 2020

Autistic youth transitioning to adulthood have unique health needs and need assistance from the medical community, according to research from DOR’s Autism Research Program. Learn more about clinicians needing to build bridges to transition care for young adults with autism

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May 2020

Research scientists publish some of the first papers to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer screening and heart attack and stroke care. Learn more about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer screening and heart attack…

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April 2020

Division of Research publishes study in JAMA showing wide age range of adults hospitalized with COVID-19, dispelling idea only older adults were being hospitalized with COVID-19. Learn more about this study

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