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March 25, 2024
RWJF partnered with CCHE to assess their equitable rural development strategy
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April 24, 2023
According to the CDC, Black and African American birthing people are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related issue than their white counterparts. The fragmented nature of care further worsens difficulties addressing disparities.
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March 15, 2023
Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly type of cancer in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute. However, colorectal cancer is also highly preventable with regular screening, and if the cancer is caught early and hasn’t spread, survival rates are high.
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January 1, 2023
In the US, residents report broad access to firearms. Over half of firearm deaths in 2020 were by suicide. Most people who attempt suicide with firearms do not survive. While routine suicide prevention practices are becoming more common during health care visits, like screening for depression and suicidal thoughts, questions about firearm access remain uncommon.
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December 1, 2022
The American Evaluation Association's annual conference in New Orleans featured 3 presentations from the Center for Community Health and Evaluation (CCHE) at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute (KPWHRI).
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November 28, 2022
Both patients and clinicians said in interviews that a standardized question about access to firearms during a health screening was valuable, according to a new study.
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November 16, 2022
Once considered an industry niche, telehealth entered the mainstream during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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