November – December 2022

mRNA-vaccine-story_1col.jpgResearchers begin trial for mRNA flu vaccine

The investigational vaccine is in the third phase of trials and targets flu strains expected to circulate this winter.


Firearm-access-story_PI-Julie-Richards_1col.jpgAsking about firearm access can normalize and support dialogue for patients

New findings provide roadmap for addressing barriers and improving suicide prevention.

Home_BP-check_1col.jpgHome blood pressure monitoring: From study to clinic

Beverly Green, MD, MPH, and Kaiser Permanente Washington work to improve hypertension care.

Q&A_Cancer-Harm_illustration_1col.jpgImproving reporting of cancer screening harms

KPWHRI's Aruna Kamineni, PhD, MPH, discusses her recent study on how guidelines report screening risks.


Telehealth_evaluation_1col.jpgEvaluating approaches to address equitable access to telehealth

A new study from the Center for Community Health and Evaluation sheds light on virtual care delivery among vulnerable patients.

NLP_Natural-Language-Processing_1col.jpgResearch roundup on natural language processing and machine learning

NLP algorithms are helping scientists analyze doctor's notes for insights about drug reactions, dementia, and cannabis use.

CATALyST-story_Kendra-Liljenquist_1col.jpgA call for stronger focus on health equity in learning health systems training

Early-career scientists provide attainable, thoughtful steps to a more equitable future.

Animal-care-giver_service-dog_with-patient_1col.jpgHow did the pandemic impact hospital visits with animals?

Top pediatric oncology hospitals reported lasting changes to programs involving visits with animals.




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