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Ongoing and Completed Projects Supported by Physician Research Program (PRP)


​Completed

Changing physician PSA screening behavior in men 70 years of age and older by use of the EMR
Joe Presti, Stacey Alexeef, Brandon Horton, Stephanie Prausnitz, Andy Avins. | PRP | Completed

Current outcomes & management of asymptomatic carotid stenosis
Bobby Chang, Mai Nguyen-Huynh | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Development of the Kaiser prostate cancer risk calculator
Joe Presti, Stacey Alexeef, Brandon Horton, Stephanie Prausnitz, Andy Avins. | PRP | Completed

Impact of 2012 USPSTF statement on prostate cancer screening and detection in men under the age of 70 at KPNC
Joe Presti, Stacey Alexeef, Brandon Horton, Stephanie Prausnitz, Andy Avins. " | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Improving stroke prevention for high-risk AFib by discharge redesign using electronic clinical decision support
David Vinson, Mary Reed | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Management and outcomes of patients with valvular heart disease
Matt Solomon, Alan Go | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Optimization of diagnosis, surveillance of colonic sessile serrated adenomas
Dan Li, Lisa Herrinton | PRP | Completed | View Summary

Surgical referral and outcomes of standardized ultrasound reporting of adnexal masses
Betty Suh-Burgmann, Lisa Herrinton | PRP | Completed | View Summary

​Ongoing

A mixed-methods, longitudinal analysis of a novel telepsychiatry assessment, brief treatment, and referral clinic model
Matthew Hirschtritt, Stacy Sterling, Andrea Altschuler and Esti Iturralde | PRP | Ongoing

Evaluating novel methods for mental health care that optimize quality and access, including communities with historical challenges in care
Matthew Hirschtritt | PRP | Ongoing

Extended window for thrombectomy: Have we extended our resources appropriately and effectively?
Mai Nguyen-Huynh, Alan Go, Bruce Ovbiagele | PRP | Ongoing

HPV self-collection
Betty Suh-Burgmann | PRP | Ongoing

Immunity and patterns of disease exposure for COVID-19 across Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Jacek Skarbinski | PRP | Ongoing

Improved selection of BRCA-negative high-risk women for breast MRI screening through validation of IBIS risk model variants
Vignesh Arasu, Laurel Habel | PRP | Ongoing

Improving health outcomes and reducing healthcare costs in individuals with Helicobacter pylori infection in a large, community-based population
Dan Li | PRP | Ongoing

Improving management of emergency department patients with undifferentiated syncope; prospective validation of the Canadian Syncope Risk Score
David R. Vinson, MD | PRP | Ongoing

Improving Risk Stratification of Emergency Department Patients with Acute Heart Failure: Building and Testing a Machine-learning Platform for Personalized, Accurate, Real-time Risk Prediction
Dana Sax, Mary Reed | PRP | Ongoing

Optimization of a team-based care model for depression in psychiatry and evaluation of the Achieving Depression and Anxiety Patient-Centered Treatment (ADAPT PLUS) program as a model for immediate care delivery to outpatients with depression and anxiety
Kathryn Erickson-Ridout, Constance Weisner, Esti Iturralde | PRP | Ongoing

Optimization of Diagnosis of Serrated Polyps of the Colorectum among KPNC Gastroenterologists and Pathologists
Dan Li | PRP | Ongoing

Optimizing Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surveillance and Intervention to Prevent Rupture
Robert Chang, MD | PRP | Ongoing

Optimizing Management of Valvular Heart Disease
Matthew Solomon, MD, PhD | PRP | Ongoing

PREDICT PCCC: PREDICTing Post Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer
T.R. Levin, Jeffrey Lee, Vincent Liu, Charles Quesenberry, Oleg Sofrygin | PRP | Ongoing

Predicting Serious Colonic Growths to Risk Stratify People Coming Due for Surveillance Colonoscopy
TR Levin | PRP | Ongoing

Refining Shared Decision Making in Prostate Cancer Screening and Detection
Joseph Presti | PRP | Ongoing