Spring 2005 - Volume 9 Number 2
2005 Vohs Award Winner
The 2005 Vohs Award winner from Northern California employed a multifaceted systems approach to address the single greatest preventive medical problem we face.
2005 Vohs Award Honorable Mention
This 2005 Vohs Honorable Mention is a centralized, multidisciplinary, proactive clinical management intervention using computer-stored data to identify eligible members with multiple interrelated cardiovascular risk traits.
2004 Lawrence New Project Award Winner
The 2004 Lawrence Patient Safety New Project Award-winning project, presented here, drew upon a multitude of theories, disciplines, and industries to create high-reliability perinatal units.
2004 Lawrence Transfer Award Winner
The 2004 Lawrence Patient Safety Transfer Award-winning project, presented here, was developed by the KPNW Patient Safety Team as a way to transform the patient safety culture in the KPNW's operating suites and to reduce the number of errors.
Pain Management Doesn't have to be a Pain: Working and Communicating Effectively with Patients who have Chronic Pain
In direct "how-to" language and with attention to psychological and cultural aspects, this presentation describes the evaluation and management of a pervasive aspect of medical practice.
Using case examples, this article describes and gives brief instruction in the tools of the KP HealthConnect toolbox.
Special Feature: A Focus on Evidence-Based Medicine
In December 2004, The Permanente Journal and the Care Management Institute joined together to sponsor the Evidence-Based Medicine Symposium in Costa Mesa, California. The presenters were invited to contribute to this Journal symposium to diffuse their learnings.
Acquiring Evidence--Tips for Effective Literature Searching
Balance Sheets: Tools to Inform Changes in Practice
From Evidence to Outcomes: Implementing Clinically Effective and Cost-Efficient Population-Based Interventions
Evidence-Based Medicine and Population-Based Care: Caring for Patients with Heart Failure
Diffusing Innovation in Your Practice
KP Evidence-Based Medicine in the Community
Big Doctoring in America: Profiles in Primary Care
Affect Regulation and The Repair of the Self
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying. 3rd edition
Women's Primary Health Care: Protocols for Practice. 2nd edition
Soul of the Healer
Sedona Bronze Dancer
On the Cover