Press Releases

Overview Video about the Center for Effectiveness & Safety Research

Overview Video about the Center for Effectiveness & Safety Research

Elizabeth A. McGlynn, PhD, director of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Effectiveness & Safety Research, talks about how the center develops information that enhances to the ability of Kaiser Permanente's clinicians and patients to make care decisions together.

Infections During Infancy, Not Antibiotic Use, are More Closely Associated With Childhood Obesity Risk

Infections During Infancy, Not Antibiotic Use, are More Closely Associated With Childhood Obesity Risk

Infections during infancy – rather than antibiotic use, as previously suspected – were associated with an increased risk of childhood obesity in a Kaiser Permanente study of more than 260,000 infants over 16 years.

Collaborative Care Model Improves Physical and Mental Health

Collaborative Care Model Improves Physical and Mental Health

Coordinating patients’ diabetes and cardiovascular treatment with mental health care can reduce depression while improving patients’ glucose and blood pressure numbers.