Impact Newsletter October 2019
Severe morning sickness associated with higher risk of autism
Children whose mothers had hyperemesis gravidarum — a severe form of morning sickness — during pregnancy were 53% more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to Kaiser Permanente research published October 3.
R&E News and Features
Online physician ratings may not be accurate
The physician ratings that patients see online may be inaccurate when compared to ratings compiled from surveys conducted internally by health care organizations, according to new Kaiser Permanente research.
National ACE conference draws health researchers to Pasadena
The Kaiser Permanente Southern California Department of Research & Evaluation hosted the 2019 American College of Epidemiology Annual Meeting with a focus on using scientific research to influence clinical practice and social policy.
In the News
Severe morning sickness tied to autism risk in kidsU.S. News & World ReportOctober 3, 2019
Exploring implementation strategies to foster practice change in distress screeningASCO Daily NewsSeptember 26, 2019
Dr. Steven Jacobsen of Kaiser Permanente elected president-elect of the American College of EpidemiologyPasadena NOWSeptember 10, 2019
UTIs increasingly diagnosed in virtual care settingHealioSeptember 5, 2019
Saving lives with virtual cardiac rehabilitationNew England Journal of Medicine CatalystAugust 28, 2019
for Dr. Claudia Nau
We ask research scientist Claudia Nau, PhD, about her life and her recent work exploring how to identify social needs among patients.