Kaiser Permanente

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Organization: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Differential maternal responses to a newly developed vaccine information pamphlet
    Nicola P Klein
    Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, Oakland, CA 94612, United States
    Vaccine 28:323-8. 2009
  2. ncbi Expanded applications of the dorsal nasal flap
    Mark J Bitgood
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Offices, 4601 Dale Rd, PO Box 577680, Modesto, CA 95357, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 9:344-51. 2007
  3. ncbi Spontaneous slow flow in the saphenous vein graft: a relevant distinction of macrovascular endothelial dysfunction
    Paul C Ho
    Division of Cardiology, Hawaii Region Kaiser Permanente, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, 3288 Moanalua Road, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA
    Heart Vessels 22:274-7. 2007
  4. ncbi Management of a patient with shoulder pain and disability: a manual physical therapy approach addressing impairments of the cervical spine and upper limb neural tissue
    Erik Haddick
    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:342-50. 2007
  5. ncbi A role for genetics in the immune response to the varicella vaccine
    Nicola P Klein
    Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center and Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:300-5. 2007
  6. ncbi The Massachusetts Health Care Reform Plan
    Michael J Pentecost
    Mid Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:575-7. 2006
  7. ncbi Specialty hospitals hang in the balance
    Michael J Pentecost
    Mid Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:812-5. 2005
  8. ncbi Relapsing polychondritis presenting as meningoencephalitis with valvular abnormality: a case report
    Kevin T Kao
    Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, 4950 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1985-8. 2007
  9. ncbi Daily home hemodialysis at a health maintenance organization: three-year experience
    Victoria A Kumar
    Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Center for Medical Education, Los Angeles, California 91602, USA
    Hemodial Int 11:225-30. 2007
  10. ncbi Decreased rate of obstetrical anal sphincter laceration is associated with change in obstetric practice
    Steven M Minaglia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1399-404. 2007

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Publications62

  1. doi Differential maternal responses to a newly developed vaccine information pamphlet
    Nicola P Klein
    Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, Oakland, CA 94612, United States
    Vaccine 28:323-8. 2009
    ..These data suggest that early provision of tailored immunization material along with the VIS to new mothers may enhance their overall confidence in vaccines and that additional strategies targeted toward certain mothers may be needed...
  2. ncbi Expanded applications of the dorsal nasal flap
    Mark J Bitgood
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Offices, 4601 Dale Rd, PO Box 577680, Modesto, CA 95357, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 9:344-51. 2007
    ..To describe new applications for the dorsal nasal flap technique of facial reconstruction...
  3. ncbi Spontaneous slow flow in the saphenous vein graft: a relevant distinction of macrovascular endothelial dysfunction
    Paul C Ho
    Division of Cardiology, Hawaii Region Kaiser Permanente, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, 3288 Moanalua Road, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA
    Heart Vessels 22:274-7. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi Management of a patient with shoulder pain and disability: a manual physical therapy approach addressing impairments of the cervical spine and upper limb neural tissue
    Erik Haddick
    Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 37:342-50. 2007
    ..Case report...
  5. ncbi A role for genetics in the immune response to the varicella vaccine
    Nicola P Klein
    Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center and Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:300-5. 2007
    ..A wide range in antibody titers has been found after immunization with the varicella vaccine, although the basis for these differences has not been described...
  6. ncbi The Massachusetts Health Care Reform Plan
    Michael J Pentecost
    Mid Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:575-7. 2006
  7. ncbi Specialty hospitals hang in the balance
    Michael J Pentecost
    Mid Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 2:812-5. 2005
  8. ncbi Relapsing polychondritis presenting as meningoencephalitis with valvular abnormality: a case report
    Kevin T Kao
    Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, 4950 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1985-8. 2007
    ..Steroid therapy was instituted with good resolution of his clinical symptoms...
  9. ncbi Daily home hemodialysis at a health maintenance organization: three-year experience
    Victoria A Kumar
    Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Center for Medical Education, Los Angeles, California 91602, USA
    Hemodial Int 11:225-30. 2007
    ..56 admissions per patient per year), with a mean length of stay of 3.7 days. Our results demonstrate that DHD improves nutritional status and decreases hospital admissions for dialysis-dependent patients...
  10. ncbi Decreased rate of obstetrical anal sphincter laceration is associated with change in obstetric practice
    Steven M Minaglia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1399-404. 2007
    ..Episiotomy and operative vaginal delivery are significant, modifiable risk factors. Changes in obstetric practice may have contributed to the dramatic reduction in anal sphincter laceration during the study period...
  11. ncbi Provisional side branch stenting: a justified approach in the era of drug-eluting stents
    Paul C Ho
    Division of Cardiology, Hawaii Region Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 19:98-9. 2007
  12. ncbi Increasing utilization of cancer genetic counseling services using a patient navigator model
    Alanna Kulchak Rahm
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
    J Genet Couns 16:171-7. 2007
    ..At Kaiser Permanente Colorado, consistently only 30% of all members referred for HBOC attend genetic counseling...
  13. ncbi Surgical outcomes in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Michael A Horberg
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program Northern California, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Arch Surg 141:1238-45. 2006
    ..Matched patients who test positive or negative for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who are undergoing comparable operations have similar complication rates and outcomes...
  14. ncbi Improved intermediate clinical outcomes from participation in a diabetes health education program
    Douglas W Roblin
    Center for Health Research Southeast, Kaiser Permanente Georgia, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 30:64-73. 2007
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  15. ncbi The development of an interoperable roadmap for medical devices
    Tracy L Rausch
    Kaiser Permanente KP Eastern Hub, Rockville, MD 20852 USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc . 2006
    ..An analysis of a large integrated delivery system's medical devices and EMR was conducted to demonstrate this potential. This integration has significant impact on future care delivery processes and cost of health technologies involved...
  16. doi Gestational diabetes in the United States: temporal trends 1989 through 2004
    Darios Getahun
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:525.e1-5. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to characterize trends in gestational diabetes (GDM) by maternal age, race, and geographic region in the United States...
  17. doi The new Dutch reformation
    Michael J Pentecost
    Mid Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente, 2101 East Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 5:544-5. 2008
  18. ncbi Preventing myocardial infarction and stroke with a simplified bundle of cardioprotective medications
    R James Dudl
    Care Management Institute, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:e88-94. 2009
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  19. doi A comparison of the rates of cisplatin (cDDP)--induced nephrotoxicity associated with sodium loading or sodium loading with forced diuresis as a preventative measure
    Lily Leu
    Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Oncol Pharm Pract 16:167-71. 2010
    ..To determine whether forced diuresis and sodium loading or sodium loading alone is better at preventing cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity...
  20. doi Time trends in therapies and outcomes for adult inflammatory bowel disease, Northern California, 1998-2005
    Lisa J Herrinton
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Gastroenterology 137:502-11. 2009
    ..The management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has become increasingly complicated, and it is unknown whether poor outcomes (prolonged steroid use, hospitalizations, and surgery) have declined in the general population...
  21. doi Glitazone use associated with diabetic macular edema
    Donald S Fong
    Department of Ophthalmology, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Baldwin Park, California and Clinical Trials Research, Pasadena, California 91101, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 147:583-586.e1. 2009
    ..To determine the ocular safety of glitazones in patients with diabetes, we investigated the association of diabetic macular edema (DME) in a large population of glitazone users...
  22. pmc Organizational determinants of outpatient substance abuse treatment duration in women
    Cynthia I Campbell
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 37:64-72. 2009
    ..Study findings suggest evidence for how external relationships related to resources, treatment constraints, and legitimacy may influence women's treatment duration. Methadone programs may be more vulnerable to external influences...
  23. doi Experience using peripherally inserted central venous catheters for outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy in children at a community hospital
    Patrick Van Winkle
    Department of Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente, Anaheim, CA, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:1069-72. 2008
    ..Our study evaluates the transferability of these findings to a community hospital setting...
  24. doi Cytogenetic and array CGH characterization of de novo 1p36 duplications and deletion in a patient with congenital cataracts, hearing loss, choanal atresia, and mental retardation
    Emily Chen
    Department of Genetics, Kaiser Medical Center, San Jose, California, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:2785-90. 2008
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  25. pmc Cigarette smoking and the risk of Barrett's esophagus
    Ai Kubo
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 20:303-11. 2009
    ..We examined the association between smoking and the risk of Barrett's esophagus (BE), a metaplastic precursor to esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  26. doi Low-molecular-weight heparin use in the obese, elderly, and in renal insufficiency
    N P Clark
    Clinical Pharmacy Anticoagulation Service, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Denver School of Pharmacy, Denver, CO, USA
    Thromb Res 123:S58-61. 2008
    ..Unfractionated heparin is not reliant on renal elimination and is a sensible option for VTE treatment in patients with a creatinine clearance<30 ml/min...
  27. pmc Pre-diagnosis body mass index, post-diagnosis weight change, and prognosis among women with early stage breast cancer
    Bette J Caan
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Program of Northern California, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:1319-28. 2008
    ..We examined the association between body mass index (BMI) around the time of diagnosis, weight change post-diagnosis, and breast cancer prognosis in a prospective cohort study of 1,692 breast cancer survivors...
  28. doi Type 2 diabetes mellitus and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Chun Chao
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, CA 91101 2453, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:471-80. 2008
    ..More prospective studies with improved control of confounding are needed to confirm these findings...
  29. doi Elective bilateral above the knee amputation in T4-complete spinal cord injury: a case report
    M S Jaffe
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Spinal Cord 46:585-7. 2008
    ..This case study outlines an individual with a T4 complete level injury with Ashworth scale grade 4 spasticity of the lower extremities...
  30. doi Caring for the dancer: special considerations for the performer and troupe
    Selina Shah
    Los Angeles Ballet, Los Angeles, CA 91402, USA
    Curr Sports Med Rep 7:128-32. 2008
    ..The goal of this article is to help foster better communication between dancers and the medical community by describing dance epidemiology, dance basics including technique and characteristics, and some specific dance injuries...
  31. pmc The association of comorbidities, utilization and costs for patients identified with low back pain
    Debra P Ritzwoller
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:72. 2006
    ..This study replicates and extends earlier studies by examining the association of patient characteristics including baseline comorbidities with patterns of healthcare service use and cost...
  32. ncbi Kaiser Permanente's evaluation and management of biotech drugs: assessing, measuring, and affecting use
    C Douglas Monroe
    Kaiser Permanente Drug Information Services, in Downey, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1340-6. 2006
    ..b>Kaiser Permanente leverages its integrated health care delivery system to deploy management tools for costly therapies: ..
  33. ncbi The relationship of frequency of follow-up visits to asthma outcomes in patients with moderate persistent asthma
    Michael Schatz
    Division of Allergy Research, Department of Allergy, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, San Diego, California 92111, USA
    J Asthma 40:49-53. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship of the interval between routine physician visits to asthma outcomes in patients with moderate persistent asthma...
  34. ncbi Measuring quality of care and performance from a population health care perspective
    Stephen F Derose
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California 91101, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 24:363-84. 2003
    ..We describe quality measurement sets and systems, criteria for the choice of measures, data sources, and how quality measurements are used to improve health care and outcomes from a population health care perspective...
  35. ncbi Effectiveness of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in children younger than five years of age for prevention of pneumonia
    Steven B Black
    Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 21:810-5. 2002
    ..To determine the effectiveness of the Wyeth heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against clinical and radiograph-confirmed pneumonia in children...
  36. ncbi Ethnic disparities in diabetic complications in an insured population
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    JAMA 287:2519-27. 2002
    ..Disparate access to quality health care is a common explanation for ethnic disparities in diabetic complication rates in the US population. Examining an ethnically diverse population with uniform health care coverage may be useful...
  37. ncbi Improving dementia care through community linkages: a multi-site demonstration project
    I Venohr
    Kaiser Permanente, 10350 E Dakota Avenue, Denver, CO 80231, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 19:51-63. 2001
    ..Primary care providers reported that dementia services had improved from one year earlier. Community agencies reported high satisfaction with the dementia program initiatives...
  38. ncbi Current concepts in the diagnosis and surgical repair of anterior vaginal prolapse due to paravaginal defects
    J K Nguyen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Bellflower, California 90242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 56:239-46. 2001
    ..Complications including voiding dysfunction, hemorrhage, and urinary tract injury are uncommon. The long-term efficacy of paravaginal repair requires further investigation...
  39. ncbi Diet and prevention of colorectal cancer
    C Ritenbaugh
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, 3970 North Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 2:225-33. 2000
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  40. ncbi Protocol weaning of mechanical ventilation in medical and surgical patients by respiratory care practitioners and nurses: effect on weaning time and incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia
    G P Marelich
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, Sacramento 95823, USA
    Chest 118:459-67. 2000
    ..2) To determine the effect of a VMP on the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)...
  41. ncbi Adolescent health care visits: opportunities for brief prevention messages
    E A O'Connor
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, USA
    Eff Clin Pract 2:272-6. 1999
    ..Professional organizations have proposed recommendations about access to care and preventive services, but it is difficult to know where and how to most effectively deliver such services...
  42. ncbi Mapping variation in brain structure and function: implications for rehabilitation
    A Hobbs
    Department of Research and Informatics, Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center, Vallejo, California 94589, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 14:616-21. 1999
    ..This article will briefly describe the implications that such an endeavor has for the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation...
  43. ncbi Randomized trial of partial versus complete chordal preservation methods of mitral valve replacement: A preliminary report
    K L Yun
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Circulation 100:II90-4. 1999
    ..In this preliminary report, we analyzed the early effects of complete versus partial chordal preservation on left ventricular mechanics...
  44. ncbi When to worry about spider bites. Inaccurate diagnosis can have serious, even fatal, consequences
    W L Koh
    Kaiser Fontana Medical Center, California 92335, USA
    Postgrad Med 103:235-6, 243-4, 249-50. 1998
    ..It is hoped that study of immunologic mechanisms and inflammation mediators will lead to the development of new treatments...
  45. pmc The clinician's approach to the management of headache
    M Maizels
    Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Woodland Hills, California 91365, USA
    West J Med 168:203-12. 1998
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  46. ncbi Out-of-pocket costs and diabetes preventive services: the Translating Research Into Action for Diabetes (TRIAD) study
    Andrew J Karter
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:2294-9. 2003
    ..This study investigated the effect of out-of-pocket expenditures on the utilization of recommended diabetes preventive services...
  47. ncbi Biomedical and psychosocial predictors of anginal frequency in patients following angioplasty with and without coronary stenting
    Brian C Sirois
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Behav Med 26:535-51. 2003
    ..These results highlight the importance of biomedical and psychosocial variables in predicting anginal frequency with psychological variables sustaining predictive value over the course of recovery...
  48. ncbi The relationship of asthma medication use to perinatal outcomes
    Michael Schatz
    Allergy Department, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 7060 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:1040-5. 2004
    ..Maternal asthma has been reported to increase the risk of preeclampsia, preterm deliveries, and lower-birth-weight infants, but the mechanisms of this effect are not defined...
  49. ncbi Ignoring evidence of circumcision benefits
    Edgar J Schoen
    Department of Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 280 W MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, California 94611, USA
    Pediatrics 118:385-7. 2006
  50. pmc The story behind the development of the first whole-body computerized tomography scanner as told by Robert S. Ledley
    Dean F Sittig
    Northwest Permanente, PC, 3800 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:465-9. 2006
  51. ncbi Morbidity associated with high gastrocnemius recession: retrospective review of 126 cases
    Shannon M Rush
    Department of Orthopedics and Podiatric Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 1425 South Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94526, USA
    J Foot Ankle Surg 45:156-60. 2006
    ..No patient complained of either a limp or gait disturbance. Neither persistent decrease in muscle strength nor calcaneus gait was seen. These data suggest that the open gastrocnemius recession procedure has low associated morbidity...
  52. ncbi Antioxidants in prevention of cataracts in South India: methodology and baseline data*
    David C Gritz
    Department of Ophthalmology, Beckman Vision Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 13:97-107. 2006
    ..To describe the methodology and baseline data for the Antioxidants in Prevention of Cataracts (APC) study in South India...
  53. ncbi Asthma Control Test: reliability, validity, and responsiveness in patients not previously followed by asthma specialists
    Michael Schatz
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:549-56. 2006
    ..The development of the Asthma Control Test (ACT), a short, simple, patient-based tool for identifying patients with poorly controlled asthma, was recently described in patients under the routine care of an asthma specialist...
  54. ncbi Epidemiologic research on the obesity epidemic: a socioenvironmental perspective
    Lawrence H Kushi
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, 2000 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 17:131-3. 2006
  55. ncbi Readmission among chemical dependency patients in private, outpatient treatment: patterns, correlates and role in long-term outcome
    Jennifer R Mertens
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 2000 Broadway, 3rd Floor, Oakland, California 94612 2304, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:842-7. 2005
    ..We examine readmission patterns and the role of readmission in 5-year outcome in chemical dependency patients in a private, integrated health plan...
  56. ncbi Warfarin monitoring in ambulatory older individuals receiving antimicrobial therapy
    Marsha A Raebel
    Clinical Research Unit, Kaiser Permanente of Colorado, and the School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado 80237 8066, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 25:1055-61. 2005
    ..To determine the frequency of monitoring of international normalized ratio (INR) within 14 days of coprescription of warfarin and antimicrobial therapy and to evaluate differences in INR monitoring among antimicrobials...
  57. ncbi Hazardous drinkers and drug users in HMO primary care: prevalence, medical conditions, and costs
    Jennifer R Mertens
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 29:989-98. 2005
    ..However, little is known about the larger population of "hazardous" drinkers (those whose consumption increases their "risk of physical and psychological harm") and drug users...
  58. ncbi Screening by prostate-specific antigen and digital rectal examination in relation to prostate cancer mortality: a case-control study
    Sheila Weinmann
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Epidemiology 16:367-76. 2005
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  59. ncbi Racial differences in central corneal thickness and refraction among refractive surgery candidates
    Christopher Yo
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Southern California Los Angeles County Hospital, USA
    J Refract Surg 21:194-7. 2005
    ..To examine the preoperative central corneal thickness and refractive status of Caucasians, Hispanics, Asians, and African Americans in a refractive surgery patient population...
  60. ncbi The Kaiser Permanente IT transformation
    Brian Raymond
    Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy, Oakland, Calif, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 59:62-6. 2005
    b>Kaiser Permanente's major health IT initiative, KP Health-Connect, will integrate all patient information in a single system linking medical information with billing, scheduling, and registration data throughout the organization...
  61. ncbi Clinical pharmacy travel medicine services: a new frontier
    Adam B Jackson
    Infectious Diseases, Department of Pharmacy, Kaiser Permanente Colorado Region, Franklin Building 4th Floor, 2045 Franklin St, Denver, CO 80205, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:2160-5. 2004
    ..The Clinical Pharmacy International Travel Clinic (CPITC) was established in 1991 in the Kaiser Permanente Colorado Region to provide pre-travel advice to members to decrease their risk of travel-related diseases...
  62. ncbi Ischemic stroke and use of estrogen and estrogen/progestogen as hormone replacement therapy
    D B Petitti
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Southern California, USA
    Stroke 29:23-8. 1998
    ..Information about the risk of stroke in current postmenopausal hormone users is limited...

Research Grants62

  1. Diabetes and Drug-Associated Hyperkalemia: Effect of Laboratory Monitoring
    Marsha Raebel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of the HMO Research Network Center for Education and Research in Therapeutics (CERTs) and of the Kaiser Permanente Colorado Clinical Research Unit to improve medication safety in the ambulatory care environment...
  2. Study of the Care and Outcomes of Renal Insufficiency
    Alan Go; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We propose to establish a joint San Francisco Bay Area Clinical Center between Kaiser Permanente of Northern California and the University of California, San Francisco to contribute to the NIDDK-sponsored ..
  3. Study of the Care and Outcomes of Renal Insufficiency
    Alan Go; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We propose to establish a joint San Francisco Bay Area Clinical Center between Kaiser Permanente of Northern California and the University of California, San Francisco to contribute to the NIDDK-sponsored ..
  4. HMO Research Network Cardiovascular Research Network
    Alan Go; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Section A: Overall Program Review ..
  5. Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Complications
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of African Americans, Asians, Caucasians, Filipinos, and Latinos within an integrated, managed care setting Kaiser Permanente (KP)...
  6. Educational Disparities in Diabetes Complications
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..complications, in a large, well-characterized population, within an integrated, managed care setting Kaiser Permanente (KP)...
  7. Medication Adherence and Social Disparities in Diabetes
    Andrew John Karter; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Study subjects will include members of the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Diabetes Registry, a large, well-characterized, ethnically-diverse, insured population ..
  8. Diabetes and Aging in a Multi-Ethnic Population
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..contemporary, multi-ethnic cohort of ~112,000 older (e60 years of age) diabetes patients identified from the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Diabetes Registry, and sub-studies in a cohort of survey responders (N=9,763)...
  9. Medication Adherence and Social Disparities in Diabetes
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Study subjects will include members of the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Diabetes Registry, a large, well-characterized, ethnically-diverse, insured population ..
  10. Diabetes and Aging in a Multi-Ethnic Population
    ANDREW JOHN contact KARTER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..contemporary, multi-ethnic cohort of ~112,000 older (e60 years of age) diabetes patients identified from the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Diabetes Registry, and sub-studies in a cohort of survey responders (N=9,763)...
  11. Salsalate: A Diabetes Treatment for Carbonyl, Oxidative & Nitrosative Stress
    JOSHUA ISRAEL BARZILAY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..If effective, this treatment could reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes that frequently occur in people with diabetes. ..
  12. Do Free Glucose Test Strips Increase Self-Monitoring?
    Andrew Karter; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..On January 1, 2000, California enacted into law Senate Bill 64 (SB64) which resulted in Kaiser Permanente (KP) providing SMBG test strips free of charge to diabetic health plan members...
  13. ETIOLOGIES/SURVEILLANCE OF BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS
    Douglas Corley; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Protocols: A. Perform a case-control study and survival analysis using Northern California Kaiser Permanente (NCKP) esophageal cancer patients from 1990-1997 to determine whether use of endoscopy is associated with a ..
  14. Epidemiology and Incidence of Barrett's Esophagus
    Douglas Corley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study explores how hormones associated with body fat may change the way the body heals after an injury, and increase the risk of cells developing precancerous changes. ..
  15. Epidemiology and Incidence of Barrett's Esophagus
    DOUGLAS ALLEN CORLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed study explores how hormones associated with body fat may change the way the body heals after an injury, and increase the risk of cells developing precancerous changes. ..
  16. Epidemiology and Incidence of Barrett's Esophagus
    Douglas Corley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..fat distribution and Barrett's esophagus using a nested case-control study in the Northern California Kaiser Permanente (NCKP) population...
  17. SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth 2: California Center
    Jean Lawrence; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Prognostic Markers for HIV-Postive Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
    Chun Chao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Patients will be identified from Kaiser Permanente Southern and Northern California, which are integrated health care systems serving ~25% of insured ..
  19. Rapid Clinical Snapshots from the EMR among Pneumonia Patients
    GABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Using comprehensive inpatient and outpatient EMR data from 20 Northern California Kaiser Permanente hospitals, we will identify a cohort of approximately 13,700 hospitalized patients meeting the following ..
  20. Rapid Clinical Snapshots from the EMR among Pneumonia Patients
    Gabriel J Escobar; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Using comprehensive inpatient and outpatient EMR data from 20 Northern California Kaiser Permanente hospitals, we will identify a cohort of approximately 13,700 hospitalized patients meeting the following ..
  21. Prognostic Markers for HIV-Postive Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
    Chun Chao; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Patients will be identified from Kaiser Permanente Southern and Northern California, which are integrated health care systems serving ~25% of insured ..
  22. HIV Infection, Antiretroviral Therapy, Cancer Incidence and Progression
    Michael Silverberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Three retrospective cohort studies are proposed using laboratory, pharmacy and clinical databases of Kaiser Permanente, and include 18,000 HIV-infected and 180,000 HIV-uninfected persons followed from 1996 to 2006...
  23. Sepsis and Critical Illness in Babies > 34 Weeks Gestation
    GABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our project builds on considerable development work conducted by investigators at Kaiser Permanente's Division of Research, the University of California, San Francisco, and the Harvard Newborn Medicine ..
  24. HOW MUCH DOES SHE REALLY DRINK? AN HMO INTERVENTION
    GABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We propose to test a simple intervention in a mature managed care organization. The Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program has implemented a substance abuse harm reduction program known as Early Start in 15 ..
  25. Health Outcomes for Complex Patients: Continuity of Care and Patient Perspectives
    Elizabeth A Bayliss; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Results from this investigation will clarify the benefits and mechanism of a broadly recommended, but unproven process of care for complex patients. ..
  26. Prenatal and Neonatal Biologic Markers for Autism
    Lisa Croen; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  27. Patient-Centered Care Management/Seniors/Multimorbidities
    Elizabeth Bayliss; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Working in the clinical and research arenas of the Colorado Region of Kaiser Permanente; we will use this information to further revise a proposed care management process for seniors with ..
  28. Health Outcomes for Complex Patients: Continuity of Care and Patient Perspectives
    Elizabeth Bayliss; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results from this investigation will clarify the benefits and mechanism of a broadly recommended, but unproven process of care for complex patients. ..
  29. Prenatal and Neonatal Biologic Markers for Autism
    Lisa A Croen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We anticipate that the results of this study will contribute to identifying factors that increase the risk for autism and may lead to eventual prevention of autism and related disorders. ..