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Nearly 30 Percent of Women Fail to Pick Up New Prescriptions for Osteoporosis, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds
Date:4/18/2013

temprop="name">Donald E. Morisky , ScD, ScM, MSPH, Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health; Stuart Silverman , MD, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Cedars-Sinai/UCLA; Deborah T. Gold , PhD, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Sociology, and Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.; and Cynthia D. O'Malley, PhD, Center for Observational Research, Amgen, Inc., Thousand Oaks, Calif.

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The Department of Research & Evaluation conducts high-quality, innovative research into disease etiology, prevention, treatment and care delivery. Investigators conduct epidemiology, health sciences and behavioral research as well as clinical trials. Areas of interest include diabetes and obesity, cancer, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease, aging and cognition, pregnancy outcomes, women's and children's health, quality and safety, and pharmacoepidemiology. Located in Pasadena, Calif., the department focuses on translating research to practice quickly to benefit the health and lives of Kaiser Permanente Southern California members and the general population. Visit kp.org/research.

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Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 9 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and g
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