Co-authors on the study included Kaiser Permanente's Michael Silverberg, PhD, MPH, Leo Hurley, MPH, William Towner, MD, Daniel Klein, MD, Susan Bersoff-Matcha, MD, Winkler Weinberg, MD, Diana Antoniskis, MD, Miguel Mogyoros, MD, Robert Dobrinich, MD, Charles Quesenberry, PhD, and Drew Anthony Kovach, MD, and Wayne Dodge, MD, of Group Health.
About Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente is America's leading integrated health plan. Founded in 1945, it is a not-for-profit; group practice program headquartered in Oakland, Calif. Kaiser Permanente serves 8.7 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia. Today it encompasses the not-for-profit Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and their subsidiaries, and the for-profit Permanente Medical Groups. Nationwide, Kaiser Permanente includes approximately 156,000 technical, administrative and clerical employees and caregivers, and 13,000 physicians representing all specialties. For more information about Kaiser Permanente, visit the Kaiser Permanente News Center at: http://xnet.kp.org/newscenter
About the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
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 the society at
large. It seeks to understand the determinants of illness and well being
and to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care.
Currently, the center's 400-plus staff is working on more than 250
epidemiological and health services research projects.
|SOURCE Kaiser Permanente|
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