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Ongoing and Completed Projects Supported by DARE and Community Health Grants


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(POEM) Practice of Embracing each Moment
Ai Kubo | DSGP | Completed

A Natural History of Descending Thoracic Aortic Dissections in Northern California Kaiser Permanente: An analysis of incidence, interventions and outcomes during longitudinal follow-up.
Aaron Baker | CH | Completed

A prediction score model to identify the risk of subsequent keratinocytic carcinomas
Shabnam Madani | CH | Completed

A study on the effect of nerve block on transgender patients undergoing top surgery
Tong, Winnie MD | CH | Completed

A Study on the Optimal Role for Food Allergy Testing in Infants
Ko, Jimmy MD | CH | Completed

ADHD Medication Adherence in the Transition to Adulthood: Disparities and  Associated Adverse Outcomes
Kavitha Rao | CH | Completed

Adherence to Oral Chemotherapy in Patients with Solid Tumors
Laurel Habel | CH | Completed

Adolescent Gender Identity Screening in Primary Care Visits
Josephine Lau | CH | Completed

Adverse Outcomes in Infants with Mild Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
Vishnu-Priya Akula | CH | Completed

Alcohol-Related Care and HCV Treatment among Patients with Problematic Alcohol Use and HCV
Campbell, Cynthia PhD | CH | Completed

All-Stage melanoma: rapid case ascertainment
Tatjana Kolevska, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

An analysis of predictors of long-term benzodiazepine use
Daniel Saal, Cynthia Campbell | CH | Completed

An Assessment of the Status and Impact of Influenza and Influenza Vaccination on Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction in Kaiser Permanente Northern California
David Miller | CH | Completed

An evaluation of the StrokeEXPRESS phase II - thrombectomy program
Mai Nguyen-Huynh, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Antidepressant Use and the Risk of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma
Eric Jorgenson | CH | Completed

Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease:  Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment
Jonathan Liang | CH | Completed

Assessing Adherence to Follow-Up Care After Low-Dose Computed Tomography Screening for Lung Cancer
Lori Sakoda | CH | Completed

Assessing eligibility, participation, and initial outcomes in lung cancer screening
Sundeep Nayak, Lori Sakoda | TAP | Completed | View Summary

Assessing Gaps in Recommended Follow-up Surveillance for Survivors of Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer
Lesile Manace Brenman, Devon Check | TAP | Completed

Assessing Glycosylated Hemoglobin (HbA1c) Thresholds for Development of Cardiovascular Disease by Racial-Ethnic Groups
Seema Pursani | CH | Completed

Assessing Outcomes of Implementing an Evidence-Based Patient Activation and Patient Portal Intervention Linking Addiction Medicine and Primary Care
Anthony Boyce | CH | Completed

Assessing practice patterns and potential quality gaps in primary nodule evaluation
Archan Shah, Dinesh Kotek, Lori Sakoda | DSGP | Completed

Assessing Trends in Breast Cancer Incidence, Screening and Mortality among Men: A 10-Year Observational Study of a Rare Disease.
Elizabeth Shurell Linehan | CH | Completed

Assessing variation in the incidence of myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery (MINS) across medical centers and over time
Edward Yap, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Assessment of fracture prevention quality measures
Kendal Hamann, Joan Lo | DSGP | Completed

Association Between Injected Corticosteroids and Risk for Influenza and COVID-19
Joshua Rittenberg, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Completed

Associations Between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Health Services Utilization in the Pediatric Population Aged 1 to 5 Years
Judy Lin | CH | Completed

Associations of blood donor, component and transfusion practice factors on infectious outcomes
Roubinian, Nareg MD | CH | Completed

Asthma Medication Ratio (AMR): Does Its Utility Vary by Race?
Imran Junaid, Carlos Iribarren | TAP | Completed

Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease and the Risk of Skin Cancer
Gunawardane, Nilanthi D | CH | Completed

Barriers to Obstetric/Gynecological Health Care for Women with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Ames, Jennifer PhD | CH | Completed

Benefits of Hepatitis C Virus Cure
Varun Saxena, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Building an evidence case for capturing educational attainment in the EHR as a social determinant of health
Gordon, Nancy ScD | CH | Completed

CABG vs PCI in Older Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) patients: Impact of revascularization strategy on outcomes
Ahmed Shah | CH | Completed

Cancer Wizard
David Baer, Tracy Lieu | RAU | Completed

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome in the ED: Characteristics and Determinants of Length of Stay
Dale Cotton | CH | Completed

Changes in utilization, staging, and treatment after implementation of regionalized care for upper gastrointestinal cancer
Robert Li, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

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

Characteristics and Clinical Trajectory of COVID-19 Patients Admitted from the Emergency Department
Reed, M. | RAU | Completed

Characteristics of ED Patients Who Test Positive for SARS-CoV-2 in a Community Health Setting
Dale Cotton, Mary Reed | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Clinical and Demographic Characteristics of Adults Undergoing Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Identification of Potential Barriers to Access to Care
Megan Durr | CH | Completed

Clinical Characteristics, Periprocedural Complications, and Outcomes of Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis Undergoing Elective versus Urgent/Emergent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement within an Integrated Health Care Delivery System
Mishell, Jacob MD | CH | Completed

Clinical Effects of an Electronic Health Record Based Integrated Smoking Cessation Intervention at Hospital Discharge
Somalee Banerjee | CH | Completed

Clinical, demographic, and referral pattern characteristics of 'Connect to Care' (C2C) outpatients
Matthew Hirschtritt, Stacy Sterling | TAP | Completed | View Summary

Clopidogrel Duration after Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Amit Sachdeva | CH | Completed

Closing gaps in the HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Continuum of Care
Jonathan Volk | CH | Completed

Colorectal cancer screening in African-American patients
TR Levin | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Comparative Effectiveness of Therapies to Prevent Nephritis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Robert Goldstein, Lisa Herrinton | TAP | Completed

Comparative Outcomes and Safety Associated with Implementation of a Subcutaneous Insulin Protocol for Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Priya Rao | CH | Completed

Comparing the Effect of High Deductible Health Insurance on Clinical Treatment Adherence and Outcome in Type 2 Diabetes
You (Meme) Wu | CH | Completed

Comparison of high risk elective percutaneous coronary intervention in CV surgery back-up sites versus non-CV surgical back-up sites
Shah, Ahmed MD | CH | Completed

Comparison of Repair vs. Meniscectomy for Bucker Handle Meniscal Tears
David Ding | CH | Completed

Comparison of risk factors, clinical behavior and prognosis of microsatellite stable vs. unstable colorectal cancers in a large diverse U.S. population
Li, Dan MD | CH | Completed

Comparison of the Efficacy of Aflibercept and Bevacizumab in the Treatment of Neovascular Age–Related Macular Degeneration
Robert Lowe | CH | Completed

Complex chronic patients
Julie Sandoval, Richard Grant | DSGP | Completed

Comprehensive Primary Care Clinic-based Pulmonary Embolism Management
David Vinson | CH | Completed

Concussions in youth: Differentiating the symptom presentation and outcomes following sports-related versus non-sports-related concussions in Kaiser Permanente Northern California.
Filanosky, Charles PhD | CH | Completed

Contemporary Risk Stratification in Adults with Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction
Adatya, Sirtaz, MD | CH | Completed

COVID-19 Complications Are Not More Common Among Immunosuppressed Populations in KPNC
Fernando Velayos, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Completed

COVID-19 Lattice Swab Evaluation Study
Doug Corley | RAU | Completed

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

Delivery of Contraception to Adolescents:  How are we doing with Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
Josephine Lau | CH | Completed

Delivery of Inpatient Pediatric Eating Disorder Care in a Large Integrated Health Care Delivery System
Josephine Lau, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Delivery Science Rapid Analysis Program (RAP)
Rick Dlott, Julie Schmittdiel | DSGP | Completed

Derivation and Testing of a Search Tool that Combines ICD Codes and Unstructured Clinical Data to Improve Accurate Case Identification of Emergency Department Patients with Acute Heart Failure
Dana Sax | CH | Completed

Development and implementation of an evidence-based risk calculator for diabetic retinopathy screening and population management
Dariusz Tarasewicz, Oleg Sofrygin | DSGP | Completed

Development and testing of a mobile-health (m-health) intervention tool to help obese women achieve appropriate gestational weight gain
Tracy Flanagan, Sarah Mandel, Monique Hedderson | DSGP | Completed

Development of a prediction algorithm for deteriorating glycemic control in the NCal KP population with diabetes.
Lisa Gilliam, Julie Schmittdiel | TAP | Completed | View Summary

Development of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension after acute pulmonary embolism
Choon Goh | CH | Completed

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

Diabetes Care and Outcomes in Asian Subpopulations
Arzumanyan, Hasmik MD | CH | Completed

Differences in Advance Care Planning Among Older, Racial/Ethnic Minority Patients in an Integrated Healthcare System
Ruben Gonzalez | CH | Completed

Disparities in Speech Therapy for Voice Disorders in English versus Non-English-Speaking Patients
Nancy Jiang | CH | Completed

Does Previous Knee Arthroscopy Affect the Outcomes of Total Knee Replacement?
Ronald Wyatt | CH | Completed

Duration of Protection against Mumps After the Second Dose of Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccine (MMR)
Ousseny Zerbo | CH | Completed

Duration of thienopyridine therapy and outcomes after PCI for chronic total occlusions
Amit Sachdeva | CH | Completed

Effect of availability of at-home phototherapy on the use of systemic medications for psoriasis
James Click, Amy Alabaster, Debbie Postlethwaite | CH | Completed

Effect of Consolidating Thoracic Surgery Care within an Integrated Healthcare System on Outcomes for Lung Cancer Patients Undergoing Pulmonary Lobectomy
Thomas Tung | CH | Completed

Effect of lipid (LDL) monitoring on patients’ statin adherence and physician practice behaviors after an ASCVD event.
Rana, Jamal MD PhD | CH | Completed

Effectiveness and Safety of Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Treatment and Prevention of Recurrence of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Cancer
Malathi Charlu  | CH | Completed

Effectiveness and safety of interferon-free treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
David Witt, Michael Allerton, Michael Silverberg | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Effects of prenatal screening biochemical analyte levels on pregnancy outcomes
Leslie Manace Brenmann, Erica Gunderson | DSGP | Completed

Efficient triaging of adnexal masses (3 phases)
Betty Suh-Burgmann, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Electroconvulsive therapy, anesthetic choice, and real-world patient outcomes
Kevin Le, Esti Iturralde | TAP | Completed

Electronic inbasket strategies
Jeff East, Mark Moeller, Tracy Lieu | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Epidemiologic Analysis of Chilblains Eruptions at the time of COVID19
Patrick McCleskey. Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Epidemiologic Trends in Pediatric Tinea Capitis- Data from the Northern California Kaiser Permanente Group
Paradi Mirmirani | CH | Completed

Epidemiology and Outcomes for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Acute Aortic Dissections
Matt Solomon | CH | Completed

Epidemiology of and Risk Factors for Nontyphoidal Salmonella Bacteremia in Children
Tara Greenhow | CH | Completed

Epidemiology of Serious Bacterial Infections in Premature Infants 7 – 90 days
Tara Greenhow | CH | Completed

Epithelial ovarian cancer: rapid case ascertainment
Chunnan Liu, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Escoje Salud (Choose Health) Effects and Sustainability of a Chronic Pain Self-Management program in Middle to Older age Hispanic Americans
Amy Gladin | CH | Completed

Ethnic Variation in Bone Mineral Density and Vertebral Fracture Outcomes
Joan Lo | CH | Completed

Evaluate “Centering Pregnancy”, a group prenatal care program, impact on health outcomes and health care utilization. 
Joanna Stark, Lyndsay Avalos | DSGP | Completed

Evaluating ASD interventions in KPNC
Meghan Davignon, Lisa Croen | DSGP | Completed

Evaluating effectiveness of mammogram and ultrasound vs. mammogram alone for detecting breast cancer, among women with breast lumps in mammographically fatty breast density
Nwamuo, Dawn MD | CH | Completed

Evaluating Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Implementation in Cesarean Deliveries Within KPNC
Mengfei Huang, Monique Hedderson | TAP | Completed

Evaluating outcomes and efficiency of consolidated multidisciplinary care for head and neck cancer
Charles Meltzer, Lori Sakoda | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Evaluating the impact of cancer on COVID-19 diagnoses and outcomes
Andrea Harzstark, Julie Schmittdiel, Archana Anantharaman | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Evaluating the Incidence of Contrast Associated Acute Kidney Injury in Emergency Department Patients
Mamata Kene | CH | Completed

Evaluation of a novel equity-focused intervention to optimize thiazide dosing & improve blood pressure control among African Americans
Joe Young, Alyce Adams | DSGP | Completed

Evaluation of a Novel Pharmacy Program for Reducing Variation in Prescribing Biologics for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Jennifer Chan | CH | Completed

Evaluation of Anesthetic Techniques in Outpatient Total Joint Replacement Surgery in an Integrated Health Care Delivery System
Edward Yap | CH | Completed

Evaluation of Antimicrobial Prophylaxis Prescribing in Post-Operative Neurosurgical Procedures
Jasmine Reber | CH | Completed

Evaluation of hepatocellular carcinoma management practices and patient survival within the Kaiser Permanente Northern California health care system across age, gender and racial/ethnic groups
Mukhtar, Nizar MD | CH | Completed

Evaluation of More Than Words Program at KPNC
Meghan Davignon, Lisa Croen | DSGP | Completed

Evaluation of structured reporting of lung nodules detected on chest CT
Tom Urbania, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

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, Connie Weisner | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Evaluation of the Achieving Depression and Anxiety Patient Centered Treatment (ADAPT) Program as a model for immediate care delivery to outpatients with depression and anxiety
Kathryn Ridout, Constance Weisner, Esti Iturralde, and Samuel Ridout | DSGP | Completed

Factors Predicting Failure of Radial Head Arthroplasty
Mark Dillon | CH | Completed

Gastric cancer: rapid case ascertainment
Yan Li, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Genetic testing of women with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome
Bethan Powell, Larry Kushi | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Genome-wide Pleiotropy Scan across Multiple Cancers
Doug Corley | CH | Completed

Glyburide vs insulin for the treatment of women with gestational diabetes
Yvonee Crites, Anne Regenstein, Monique Hedderson | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Health System-Level Physical Activity Interventions and Cardiovascular Risk in Midlife Women
Sylvia Badon | CH | Completed

Heart failure readmission intervention
Keane Lee, Alan Go | DSGP | Completed

Hepatocellular carcinoma and interventional radiology
Maud Morshedi, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Hodgkin's lymphomas: rapid case ascertainment
Antoine Sayegh, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

HOME study : Hospital Utilization by Patients Experiencing Homelessness
Julie Schmittdiel (PI), Somalee Banerjee et al | CB | Completed

How COVID Changed Our Practice: Telehealth in TPMG Surgical Cancer Care
Gillian Kuehner , Mary Reed | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Identification and management of familial hypercholesterolemia in an integrated health care delivery system.
Richard Birnbaum | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Identify predictors of pathologic complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy for muscle invasive bladder cancer.
Andrea Harzstark | CH | Completed

Identifying Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Use References Within Free-Text Data Fields in the Electronic Health Record
Renee Fogelberg, Kelly Young-Wolff | TAP | Completed

Identifying Predictors of Complete Pathologic Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Andrea Harzstark | CH | Completed

Identifying the Determinants and Incidence of Colorectal Neoplasia after a Negative Colonoscopy in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Fernando Velayos | CH | Completed

Imaging in suspected renal colic: retrospective validation of clinical decision rules to predict uncomplicated ureteral stone
Edward Durant | CH | 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

Impact of Changes to Mammographic Screening Guidelines on KPNC Breast Cancer Outcomes
Vignesh Arasu | CH | Completed

Impact of Colonoscopist on Diagnostic Yield of Colonoscopy in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Fernando Velayos | CH | Completed

Impact of Metformin use on benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Gene Seto | CH | Completed

Impact of Opioid Safety Initiative Education on Emergency Department Opioid Prescribing
Mamata Kene, Mary Reed | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Implementation and Outcomes Following Regionalization of Adrenal Surgery
Reza Rahbari, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Implementation of Evidence-Based Surgery for Pediatric Hernia Repair
Albert Chong, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Implementation of Familial Hypercholesterolemia and template transition protocol
Richard Birnbaum, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed

Implementation of Patient Reported Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer
Jed Katzel, Stephen Van Den Eeden | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Implementation of Post-Mastectomy Home Recovery Program in a Large, Integrated Health Delivery System
Brooke Vuong, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Improving ARDS care
Greg Marelich, Vincent Liu | DSGP | Completed

Improving Human Papilloma Virus Immunization Rates
Janet Lai, Kevin Wang, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed

Improving Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTB) Screening and Treatment to Reduce Incidence of Active Tuberculosis (TB) in Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Jacek Skarbinski | CH | Completed

Improving Outcomes and Care Experience among Dual Eligible Members: The Role of Health System Factors
Somalee Banerjee, Alyce Adams | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Improving Post-Discharge Bilirubin Management in Newborns
Michael Kuzniewicz | CH | Completed

Improving Prediction of End Stage Renal Disease to Optimize Care and Outcomes in Adults with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease
Sijie Zheng | CH | Completed

Improving risk stratification of E.D. patients with acute heart failure: external validation of the STRATIFY tool
Dana Sax, Mary Reed | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Improving Sleep Apnea Detection Using Electronic Health Records: A Priority for the Cardiovascular Prevention in the KPNC Population.
Emilie Muelly | CH | Completed

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

Incidence and outcomes of lung cancer in non-smoking female patients within an integrated healthcare system
Velotta, Jeffrey MD | CH | Completed

Incidence of outpatient thromboembolism in patients with SARS-CoV-2 infections
Nareg Roubinian, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Infection risk in newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients
Stevenson, Ryan MD | CH | Completed

In-hospital mortality among patients with non-traumatic intracranial hemorrhage: In a hub-and-spoke model of neuroscience care, are outcomes non-inferior following presentation to a spoke versus a hub medical center?
Dustin Mark | CH | Completed

Inpatient outcomes associated with regional implementation of a benzodiazepine-sparing alcohol withdrawal orderset
Vincent Liu | TAP | Completed | View Summary

Interaction Between Choice of Anticoagulation, Antiplatelet Therapy and Access Site on Mortality and Bleeding after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights from the California National Cardiovascular Data Registry ( NCDR) and KP PCI Registry
Femi Philip | CH | Completed

Is nutritional management associated with improved outcomes in pregnancy post-bariatric surgery?
Mara Greenberg, Monique Hedderson | TAP | Completed | View Summary

Ketamine and treatment resistant depression (proposal support)
Steven Hamilton, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed

KPNC mental health services utilization, outcomes, and associated patient characteristics during the COVID-19 pandemic
Kathryn Erickson-Ridout | RAU | Completed

KPNC Stroke EXPRESS program: analysis and dissemination
Mai Nguyen-Huynh, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed

KP-specific cardiac history and risk summaries: standardizing Emergency Work-ups Around Risk Data (STEWARD) Chest Pain Project - Phase 3
Dustin Mark, Mary Reed | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Leveraging EHR Data to Increase Uptake of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis HIV Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
Michael Silverberg, Jonathan Volk | DSGP | Completed

Long term Follow up of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California region 2000-2009
Robert Chang | CH | Completed

Long-term Circumcision Outcomes: Investigation of factors that increase need for circumcision revision
Fox, Stephanie MD | CH | Completed

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

Management of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries and Risk of Subsequent Surgical Interventions
David Ding | CH | Completed

Management OptiminzatioN vIa TelemOnitoring and Resource utilization and outcomes in Heart Failure (MONITOR-HF)
Amir Axelrod, Andrew Ambrosy, Alan Go | DSGP | Completed

Manual of Procedures and Pilot-testing a Cluster Randomized Study of the Effectiveness of a Deprescribing Intervention (aka Deprescribing Phase II)
Maisha Draves, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Mental Health Service Demand in the face of COVID-19
Kathryn Ridout, Esti Iturralde | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Mesothelioma: rapid case ascertainment
Jennifer (Marie) Suga, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Metformin Initiation and Early Adherence Among KPNC Members with Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes
Anjali Gopalan | CH | Completed

Metformin to Prevent Diabetes Among Patients with Severe Mental Illness: Treatment Gaps and Implementation Barriers
Estibaliz Iturralde | CH | Completed

mHealth Mindfulness Intervention for Women with Prenatal Depression: a Feasibility Study
Ai Kubo | CH | Completed

Minimally invasive esophagectomy
Simon Ashiku, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Mobile health mindfulness in cancer palliative care
Tatjana Kolevska, Yan Li, Ai Kubo | DSGP | Completed

Multiple primary malignant melanomas: Incidence, characteristics, and risk factors
Megan Moore | CH | Completed

Myomectomy Rates and Trends: Demographic, Clinical and Healthcare Variations within a Large Integrated Health Care System
Eve Zaritsky | CH | Completed

Natural history of body weight changes with gastrostomy feeding tube, jejunostomy feeding tube, esophageal stent, or no intervention in patients with esophageal cancer who start chemotherapy and chemoradiation
Jeffrey Velotta, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Neurocognitive Impairment and Dementia in Patients with and without HIV
Jennifer Lam | CH | Completed

Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Prevalence and Associated Mortality (NAFLD PAM)
Levin, Theodore R MD | CH | Completed

Obstetric Experience in Women with Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection
Robert Lundstrom | CH | Completed

Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection and Risk of Hepatocellular Cancer and Cirrhosis
Jamila Champsi, Jacek Skarbinski | CH | Completed

Opioid Exposure and Sepsis
Andrea Rubinstein | CH | Completed

Opioid Safety Initiative (OSI)
Andrea Rubinstein, Cynthia Campbell | DSGP | Completed

Optimal Route and Duration of Antibacterial Therapy for Streptococcal Bacteremia
Dana Clutter | CH | Completed

Optimization and Personalization of Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Dariusz Tarasewicz, Lisa Gilliam | CH | Completed

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

Outcomes Following Policy-Mandated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Admissions for Healthy Infants Born at 350/7-366/7Weeks Gestation
Andrea Wikremasinghe | CH | Completed

Outcomes of door-to-needle times in stroke patients
Alex Flint, Jeff Klingman, Mai Nguyen-Huynh | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Outcomes of laparoscopic pediatric hernia repair compared with the open approach
Albert Chong, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Outreach to Enhance COVID-19 Vaccination Among Hesitant Elderly
Tracy Lieu | DSGP | Completed

PAN #3: Efficacy and Value
Kourosh Kojouri, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Particulate Air Pollution and Risk of Future Cardiovascular Events Among Those with a History of CVD or COPD
Stacey Alexeeff | CH | Completed

Patient experiences with video visits
Irwin Barr, Craig Wargon, Rahul Parikh, Mary Reed | DSGP | Completed

Patient reported outcomes in pancreatic cancer
Piyush Srivastava, Stephen Van Den Eeden | DSGP | Completed

Patient reported outcomes in Pancreatic Cancer
Piyush Srivastava | DSGP | Completed

Pediatric Obesity and Weight Tracking in the Get Healthy Action Plan (GHAP) Population
Dewey Woo, Joan Lo | TAP | Completed

Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Predictive Modeling to Streamline Care
Mustafa Bseikri, Elizabeth Feliciano | DSGP | Completed

Performance Characteristics of a New Algorithm for the Evaluation and Management of Febrile Young Infants
Beverly Young, Tara Greenhow | CH | Completed

Population management reports
Quality & Operations Support, Lisa Herrinton | DSGP | Completed

Population trends in ICH incidence, risk factors, and outcomes
Edwards, Nancy MD | CH | Completed

Posterior Vitreous Detachment and Risk of Retinal Detachment
Michael Seider | CH | Completed

Prediction model for successful use of home narrow band ultraviolet B light for psoriasis
Katz, Ken MD | CH | Completed

Prediction of Gestational Diabetes Treatment Modalities Utilizing Clinical and Laboratory Factors
Yeyi Zhu | CH | Completed

Prediction of Postoperative Urinary Retention in a Large Integrated Health System
Langston, Marvin PhD | CH | Completed

Predictors of recurrence and survival in a contemporary cohort of young patients with breast cancer
Vuong, Brooke MD | CH | Completed

Predictors of Secure Electronic Message Opening and Response among KPNC Members with Diabetes
Rick Dlott, Anjali Gopalan | TAP | Completed

Predictors of Serious Bacterial Infection and Invasive Bacterial Infection in Febrile Infants 7-60 Days Old
Beverly Young. Tara Greenhow | CH | Completed

Prenatal Depression and Its Treatment: Effects on Child Speech and Language Disorders
Lyndsay Avalos | CH | Completed

Prevalence of Psychiatric Disorders Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in the Pediatric Population
Richard Delmonico | CH | Completed

Prevalence of Severe Infections in Elderly Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Benjamin Hassid | CH | Completed

Preventative Health Care Utilization in High Risk Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Benjamin Hassid | CH | Completed

PRognostic Information SysteM (PRISM): refinement and testing in actual practice
David Baer,Tracy Lieu | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Promoting Family-Integrated Care during Inpatient Rehabilitation through Assessing and Addressing the Needs of Family Caregivers
Michelle Camicia | CH | Completed

Proposal for evaluation of an asthma sensor system
Imran Junaid, Tracy Lieu | RAU | Completed

Prospective Validation of the Kaiser Permanente Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator
Joe Presti | CH | Completed

Rapid case ascertainment and review for bladder cancer
Andrea Harzstark, Liyan Liu | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Rapid Case Ascertainment for pancreatic cancer
Tilak Sundaresan, Liyan Liu | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Real-time decision support algorithms for pulmonary embolism in the ED
CREST Network, Mary Reed | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Reduce Disparities in Blood Pressure Control: Focus on Adequate Dosing of Thiazide Diuretics
Joe Young, Alyce Adams | TAP | Completed

Reducing SABA at KPNC and Its Effect on Asthma
Peg Strub | CH | Completed

Regionalization of testicular cancer
Andrea Harzstark, Lisa Herrinton | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Relative Risk of Active Tuberculosis Among Patients with Latent Tuberculosis Infection and Immunosuppressive Conditions
Jacek Skarbinski | CH | Completed

Retrospective analysis of incidence and health outcomes of asthma patients with COVID-19 within a large multi-site healthcare system
Lindsay Finkas, Carlos Iribarren | TAP | Completed | View Summary

Retrospective Analysis of the Association between Solid Tumors or Lymphoid Malignancies and Autoimmune Inflammatory Rheumatic Disease
Anderson-Williams, Eleanor MD | CH | Completed

Risk factors for adverse clinical outcomes in patients with MGUS
Ashok Pai | CH | Completed

Risk factors for conversion of hip arthroscopy to total hip arthroplasty
David Ding, Adrian Hinman, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Patients with Diverticulitis: Is Routine Colonoscopy Warranted?
Baldawala, Tanaaz MD | CH | Completed

Risk of COVID-19 pandemic on immunosuppressed populations
Fernando Velayos, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Risk of Diabetes in Youth with Prediabetes
Francis Hoe | CH | Completed

Risk of Metachronous Advanced Neoplasia After Colonoscopic Polypectomy in Younger Patients
Gene Ma | CH | Completed

Robotic hysterectomy for benign gynecologic disease - Phase 1 feasibility
Fred Ramos, Tina Raine-Bennett, Lisa Herrinton | DSGP | Completed

Safety of Epithelial Debridement in FDA-Approved Epithelium-Off Corneal Cross-Linking (Epi-Off CXL)
Sivapuia Chandra | CH | Completed

Sarcoma: rapid case ascertainment
Minggui Pan, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Screening for adverse childhood experiences in pediatric primary care
Paul Espinas, Stacy Sterling | DSGP | Completed

Severe Hypoglycemia and Risk of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD) in Patients with Diabetes
Jamal Rana | CH | Completed

Significance of borderline high and high serum calcium levels in high risk kidney stone patients in a community practice. Emphasis on high normal serum calcium levels
Mark Gasparini, Stephen Van Den Eeden | TAP | Completed | View Summary

Similarities and Differences in Health Indicators and Health Care Use Among Asian Ethnic Groups
Nancy Gordon | CH | Completed

Skin Disorders Associated With Obesity in Children and Adolescents
Paradi Mirmirani | CH | Completed

Socioeconomic Factors in Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis
Liang, Jonathan MD | CH | Completed

Status and impact of Ideal Cardiovascular Health, as defined by American Heart Association, among KPNC population
Jamal Rana | CH | Completed

Strategies for optimizing video care in a diverse population
Irene Chen, Tracy Lieu | DSGP | Completed

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

Surgical resection of hepatic metastasis in patients with colorectal cancer
CK Chang, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed

Survivorship in Advanced Melanoma: Planning Beyond Remission
Juraj Kavecansky | CB | Completed

Sustainability of Electronic Clinical Decision Support System Effects: an Evaluation of Two Use Cases
Dustin Ballard | CH | Completed

T- and NK- cell lymphomas: rapid case ascertainment
Lisa Law, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Targeting HIV-Prevention Efforts in a Large Integrated Healthcare System
Jonathan Volk | CH | Completed

Tele-dermatology and care processes
Sangeeta Marwaha, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Tele-dermatology to diagnose rash
Sangeeta Marwaha, Lisa Herrinton | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Telemedicine (Compared to in-Person Gastroenterology Visits) Had High Patient Satisfaction and Comparable Physician Decison-Making
Craig Munroe, Doug Corley | RAU | Completed

Testicular cancer: rapid case ascertainment
Andrea Harzstark, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

The Adult Neck Mass: Predictors of Malignancy
Kevin Wang | CH | Completed

The association between ERAS implementation and changes in post-discharge opioid use
Derrick Lee, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed | View Summary

The Association of Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia and Other Fibrotic Disorders
Aman Samrao | CH | Completed

The Effect of Fluid Status on Outcomes in Severe Sepsis: The EF SOS Study
Michael Yoo | CH | Completed

The Impact of California Shelter-In-Place on Incidence of Gynecologic Emergencies in a Community-Based Population
Eve Zaritsky, Andy Avins | RAU | Completed | View Summary

The Impact of Centralization on Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Dariusz Tarasewicz | CH | Completed

The impact of the use of anticoagulants and antiplatelets on the risk of hospitalization and mortality in patients with COVID-19
Ashok Pai, Gwendolyn Ho, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Completed | View Summary

The Incidence of Gastric Adenocarcinoma after Helicobacter Pylori Eradication Therapy in a Large U.S. Population
Dan Li | CH | Completed

The Management of Stable Monomorphic Ventricular Tachycardia in the Community Emergency Department Setting
Ian McLachlan | CH | Completed

The Medical Financial Assistance Program: Process, Reach, & Opportunity.
Michael Rothman, Catherine Gutfreund, Alyce Adams | TAP | Completed | View Summary

The MEND Study: Mitigating the Effects of Natural Disaster with Telehealth Services
Rachel Friedman | CH | Completed

The Relationship Between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Resilience and Maternal Health Outcomes
Carey Watson | CH | Completed

The relationship of robotic approach and surgical volume with outcomes of hysterectomy for benign gynecologic disease (Phase 2)
Fred Ramos, Tracy Flanagan, Lisa Herrinton | DSGP | Completed

The Timing of Adverse Events with Inpatient Misoprostol for Cervical Ripening: Implications for Outpatient Use
Vanitha Mohta, Tina Raine-Bennett | TAP | Completed

The Use of Natural Language Processing to Characterize Episodes of Outpatient Worsening Heart Failure within an Integrated Health Care Delivery System
Ambrosy, Andrew, MD | CH | Completed

Ticagrelor vs. Clopidogrel in Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Real-World, Community-Based Comparison of Ischemic and Bleeding Outcomes
Amit Sachdeva | CH | Completed

Time Trends in Therapies and Outcomes for a Community-based Population of Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, 2013-2017
Lisa Law, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement – Personalizing risk for quality of life, developing complications, total mortality, and utilization (TAVR - PREDICT) Study
Ed McNulty, Alan Go | DSGP | Completed

Trends in Incidence of Psychotic Disorders Among Different Racial and Ethnic Groups
Winston Chung | CH | Completed

Ultrasound Characterization of Early Stage High Grade Ovarian Cancer
Betty Suh-Burgmann | CH | Completed

Use and outcomes of CT angiography
Jamal Rana, Alan Go | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Use of a modified Eat, Sleep, Console tool for management of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Lisa Chyi, Michael Kuzniewicz | DSGP | Completed

Using continuous glucose monitoring data to predict clinically serious and strategically important events
Gilliam, Lisa MD | CH | Completed

Utility of Fluid Resuscitation in Low-Risk Patients with Severe Sepsis
Todd Seigel | CH | Completed

Utilization of Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiograms at KPNC: Predictors of Higher Yield and Comparison to National Rates
Mamata Kene | CH | Completed

Validation Study of Kids Hearing Game - a Self-Administered Pediatric Audiometry Application
Brian Kung  | CH | Completed

Variable Phenotypes of Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Does Gender, Age and Race Play a Role?
Pauline Mysliwiec | CH | Completed

VentViz: mechanical ventilation and ARDS care through data visualization
Greg Marelich, Vincent Liu | DSGP | Completed

Virtual care in Gastroenterology: An Observational, Cross Sectional study in a community based, integrated health care system
Craig Munroe, Doug Corley | RAU | Completed | View Summary

Vitamin D Supplementation and Kidney Stone Risk
Gene Seto | CH | Completed

What is the optimal schedule and duration of serial ultrasound observation for cancer detection?
Suh-Burgmann, Betty MD | CH | Completed

Will Standardized Treatment of Iron-Deficiency Anemia in Pregnancy Decrease Rates of Anemia at Delivery and/or Rates of Post-Partum Small Volume Blood Transfusions
Justine Chang | CH | Completed

Young Children Presenting to the Emergency Department with Food Allergy Reactions: Triggers, Treatment, Healthcare Utilization, and Outcomes
Jimmy Ko | CH | Completed

​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

A randomized, double-blind noninferiority trial of adductor canal catheters for postoperative pain management among patients undergoing elective unilateral total knee arthroplasty
Adrian Hinman, Andy Avins | DSGP | Ongoing

Accuracy of Prenatal Detection of Clinically Significant Congenital Heart Disease Among Still- and Live-Births at Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Kavin Desai, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Ongoing

ACEs, Resilience, and Mental Health Support in Obstetric Care
Carey Watson | CH | Ongoing

An Organized Hepatitis B Surveillance Program increases Patient Identification and Optimizes Management
Krisna Chai, Joanna Ready, Andy Avins | RAU | Ongoing

Anesthetic Choice and Real-World Outcomes of Electroconvulsive Therapy
Kevin Li, Esti Iturralde | TAP | Ongoing

Are there race-based disparities in the delivery of geriatric care for cognitively impaired patients that present to the ER in the KPNC service area?
Sophia Chen and Drew Maygren | CH | Ongoing

Are there race-based disparities in the delivery of memory care for cognitively impaired geriatric patients that present to the emergency department in Kaiser Permanente Northern California?
Sophia Chen | CH | Ongoing

Assessing frequency and predictors of under- and over-triage of pediatric emergency department patients
Dana Sax | CH | Ongoing

Assessing the frequency and predictors of mis-triage among pediatric patients in the emergency department
Dana Sax | CH | Ongoing

Assessing the Impact of a Mobile Application Based Supervised Exercise Therapy (SET) Program for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
Nayan Sivamurthy, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Ongoing

Association of Nerve Blocks with Hospital Length of Stay for Surgical Abdominal Procedures
Jonathan Khersonsky, Cynthia Campbell | RAU | Ongoing

Association of Primary Care Telemedicine Follow-Up on Post Hospital Discharge Readmission Risk Prior to and During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Michael Yoo | CH | Ongoing

Automatic risk stratification for hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism to improve utilization of risk-appropriate pharmacological prophylaxis
Raymond Liu, Gabriel Escobar, Vincent Liu | DSGP | Ongoing

Burden of psychiatric co-morbidity in patients presenting to the Emergence department with infammatory  bowel disease
Ben Hassid, Shellie Kahane | CH | Ongoing

Cancer outcomes with KPNC vs. national community averages: an overview study
Raymond Liu, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Ongoing

Clinical Outcomes After 5 Years of Early Peanut Introduction Guidelines
Jimmy Ko | CH | Ongoing

Colorectal Cancer Risk in Patients with Diverticulitis: Is Routine Colonoscopy Warranted?
Tanaaz Baldawala | CH | Ongoing

Communication Optimization and Methodology For Oncologist Hospice Referral Timing (COMFORT Trial): A Qualitative Study
Mina Chang MD HMDC FAAHPM | CH | Ongoing

Communication Optimization and Methodology For Oncologist Hospice Referral Timing (COMFORT) Study
Mina Chang | CH | Ongoing

Community – associated Clostridium difficile
Tara Greenhow | CB | Ongoing

Comparative analysis of regional anesthetic techniques for breast cancer patients undergoing mastectomy surgery
Edward Yap | CH | Ongoing

Comparative effectiveness of intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring (isCGM) vs. self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) among insulin-treated type 2 diabetes patients in Kaiser Permanente
Lisa Gilliam, Andrew Karter | DSGP | Ongoing

Comparison of Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidality in Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Psoriasis and the Effect of Mental Health Comorbidity on Care Utilization
Barbara Garcia, MD | CH | Ongoing

Comparison of Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidality in Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Psoriasis and the Effect of Mental Health Comorbidity on Care Utilization
Barbara Garcia, Akhil Wadhera | CH | Ongoing

Comparisons of Risk factors, Clinical Characteristics, Screening perfomance, and Survival of Microsatellite Stable vs. Unstable Colorectal Cancers in a Large U.S. Populations
Doug Corley, TR Levin, Jeffrey Lee, Minggui Pan | CH | Ongoing

COVID-19 related changes in health care delivery and health outcomes among pregnant women and their newborns
Mara Greenberg, Assiamira Ferrara | DSGP | Ongoing

Current Landscape of Molecular Testing, Treatment Selection, and Associated Outcomes for Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lori Sakoda | CH | Ongoing

De-implementation of Outdated Colonoscopy Surveillance Interval Recommendations Among Patients with Low-risk Adenomas (DESIRE)
T.R. Levin, Jeffrey Fox, Jeffrey Lee | DSGP | Ongoing

Determining efficacy of laser hair reduction in the management of Hidradenitis Suppurativa.
Akhil Wadhera, MD | CH | Ongoing

Developing a TPMG Pathway for Selective Oncotype Testing in Early Breast Cancer
Veronica Shim, Laurie Habel | DSGP | Ongoing

Development of a prediction algorithm for deteriorating glycemic control in the NCal KP population with diabetes
Lisa Gilliam, Julie Schmittdiel | TAP | Ongoing

Development of a scalable and adaptable clinical workflow for machine learning (ML)-based suicide prevention in mental health care
Honor Hsin, Esti Iturralde, Vincent Liu, Stacy Sterling and Kristine Girard | DSGP | Ongoing

Development, Validation and Initial Implementation of the Kaiser Permanente Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator 2.0 in Men with a Prior Negative Biopsy
Joseph Presti, Andrew Avins | DSGP | Ongoing

Does intraoperative neuromonitoring improve outcomes in lumbar decompression surgeries?
Howard Kim | CH | Ongoing

Does timing to surgery for lung cancer have an effect on outcomes?
Jeffrey Velotta, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Ongoing

Dropless Cataract Surgery
Naveen Chandra, Marilyn Kwan | RAU | Ongoing

Early follow up after emergence room presentation reduces repeat emergency care in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Ben Hassid | CH | Ongoing

Effect of Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma on cancer-related and all-cause mortality in patients with cirrhosis-a population-based case control study
Sreepriya Balasubramanian, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Ongoing

Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Racial and Ethnic Variation of Management
Zaritsky | CH | Ongoing

Engagement of Patients and Family Caregivers through the use of mHealth
Megan Frantz MD | CH | Ongoing

Epidemiology of SARS-CoV2 Infection in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases
Lucy H Liu | CH | Ongoing

Estimating racial bias in lab results for hemoglobin A1c
Andrew Karter | CH | Ongoing

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

Evaluating patient engagement in "KP Connected Pregnancy Care" and its association with utilization and perinatal outcomes
Mara Greenberg, Monique Hedderson | DSGP | Ongoing

Evaluating the prevalence and predictors of colorectal neoplasia after age 75 in patients with prior colonoscopy between the ages of 70-75
Abhik Roy | CH | Ongoing

Evaluating the yield and safety of surveillance colonoscopy in elderly patients
Abhik Roy | CH | Ongoing

Evaluation of an Electronic Health Record-Based Risk Stratification Algorithm for Perioperative Medicine Triage
Brad Cohn, Vincent Liu | DSGP | Ongoing

Evaluation of melanoma severity at time of diagnosis prior to and during the COVID-19 pandemic in a multicenter health maintenance organization
Peter Young | CB | Ongoing

Evaluation of the EmbrACE intervention for prenatal patients with a history of adverse childhood experiences
Kathryn Ridout, Lyndsay Avalos | DSGP | Ongoing

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

Fracture Risk Assessment in US South Asians
Mohan Ramaswamy | CH | Ongoing

Genetic and non-genetic factors affecting weight loss variability after bariatric surgery
Hélène Choquet | CH | Ongoing

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

Identifying Best Practices of Early Phase Pediatric Eating Disorder Care
Josephine Lau, Stacy Sterling | DSGP | Ongoing

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

Impact of wildfire air pollution on rates of cardiovascular events and mortality
Stacey Alexeeff | CH | Ongoing

Implementation of Artificial Intelligence Algorithm in Breast Imaging for Screening Backlog Management
Vignesh Arasu, Laurel Habel | DSGP | Ongoing

Implementation success of integrated program on hepatitis B identification, surveillance, and treatment
Krisna Chai & Joanna Ready, Andy Avins | RAU | Ongoing

Improve Quality and Overall Health Outcomes Through Population Management to Treat Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, and Bipolar Disorder
Lisa Fazzolari, Esti Iturralde | DSGP | 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 Care by Defining the Role of ElectroNic HealTh Record-Based Alerts In a Fully Integrated Health Care Delivery SYstem for Worsening Heart Failure (IDENTIFY-WHF)
Drew Ambrosy | DSGP | Ongoing

Improving Diagnostic Efficiency of Adult Neck Masses
Kevin Wang, Andy Avins | RAU | 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 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

Improving shared decision making for prostate cancer screening
Joseph Presti, Andy Avins | DSGP | Ongoing

Incidence and Predictors of Remission of Childhood Uveitis in a Large Community Cohort
Ying Qian | CH | Ongoing

Incidence and risk factors for anal cancer among women in a large, integrated health system
Gregory Barnell | CH | Ongoing

Incidence of Serrated Polyps in Patients 40-49 Years and Associated Risk for Metachonous Advanced Neoplasia
Gene Ma | CH | Ongoing

Integration of mobile health (mHealth) based interventions in mental health
Samuel Ridout, Cynthia Campbell, Theresa Lin, Kathryn Ridout and Honor Hsin | RAU | Ongoing

Isolated Subconjunctival Hemorrhages in Infants and Young Children
Tricia Tayama | CH | Ongoing

Kidney Disease Population Care
Sijie Zheng, Alan Go | DSGP | Ongoing

KPNC Women’s Anal Cancer Study: Secular trends and risk factors in a large integrated healthcare system
Gregory Barnell | CH | Ongoing

Longitudinal followup of childhood uveitis in KP Northern California
Ying Qian | CH | Ongoing

Lymphatic Microsurgical Preventative Healing Approach to Prevent Lymphedema in Patients Undergoing Axillary Lymph Node Dissection for Breast Cancer
Amanda Graff-Baker, Marilyn Kwan | DSGP | Ongoing

Making the right thing easy to do: automatic risk stratification for hospital-acquired thromboembolism
Elad Neeman | DSGP | Ongoing

Mammographic screening trends and effects on harms and benefits
Vignesh Arasu | CB | Ongoing

Medication Adherence to Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs (DMARDS) in Patients with Rheumatologic Diseases During SARS-CoV2 Pandemic and Association with Susceptibility and Adverse Outcome to SARS-CoV2 Infection
Lucy Liu | CH | Ongoing

Naturalistic longitudinal examination of electroconvulsive therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation, and intravenous ketamine for treatment-resistant depression in a large integrated healthcare system
Kevin Li , Esti Iturralde | DSGP | Ongoing

Neurotrophic keratopathy: Incidence, presentation, utilization, and outcomes before adoption of corneal neurotization
Catherine J. Choi, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | 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

Optimization of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance Protocols
Varun Saxena, Julie Schmittdiel | DSGP | Ongoing

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

Optimizing Acne Care: What is the Impact of Isotretinoin?
Veena Vanchinathan, Andy Avins | RAU | Ongoing

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

Outcomes of Immediate versus Standard HIV Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in a Large, Integrated Health System
Mitchell Luu | CH | Ongoing

Outcomes of telemedicine in Ophthalmology
I-Hui (Elaine) Wu, Mary Reed | RAU | Ongoing

Patterns and Impact of Chemical Restraint Use for Patients in the Emergency Department Presenting with Acute Psychiatric Distress
Suzanne Lippert | CH | Ongoing

Patterns and Impact of Restraint Use for Patients in the Emergency Department Presenting with Acute Psychiatric Distress
Suzanne Lippert | CH | Ongoing

Pelvic Pain Disorder and Endometriosis: Patient Demographic and Healthcare System Predictors of Diagnosis and Management within Kaiser Permanente Northern California
Eve Zaritsky | CH | Ongoing

Population management for schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder utilizing trained psychiatric pharmacists
Lisa Fazzolari, Esti Iturralde | DSGP | Ongoing

Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-Cov-2 Infection (PASC) in Adult KPNC Members
Reed, M. and Ballard, D. | DSGP | Ongoing

Pragmatic randomized controlled trial of pharmacist-led intervention,  Patient-Centered Hyperpolypharmacy Deprescribing
Maisha Draves, Lisa Herrinton | DSGP | 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

Predictive Analytics for Newborn Bilirubin Management
Michael Kuzniewicz, Dan Brugger | DSGP | Ongoing

Protective effect of prior flu vaccinations against Covid-19 infection
Stephanie Lowe | CH | Ongoing

Quantifying Racial/ethnic Differences in the Relationship Between Glucose Concentrations and Hemoglobin A1c
Andrew Karter | CH | Ongoing

Racial disparities in treatment and outcomes of newly diagnosed multiple myeloma
Bijay Nair | CH | Ongoing

Racial disparities in treatment and outcomes of newly diagnosed patients with multiple myeloma
Bijay Nair | CH | Ongoing

Racial disparity in the treatment of multiple myeloma
Bijay Nair | CB | Ongoing

Rate of Endophthalmitis After Intravitreal Injection and Cataract Surgery Prior to, During, and After the COVID-19 Pandemic
Ali Reza Gohari | CH | Ongoing

Rate versus Rhythm Control in Young Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: The KP YOUNG-AF Study
Matthew Solomon | CH | Ongoing

Rates and Risk Factors of Post-Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer in a Large, United States Population-based Cohort Study
Jeffrey Lee | CH | Ongoing

Reducing Variation in Hospitalization and Processes of Care in Emergency Department Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Trial
David Vinson, Mary Reed | DSGP | Ongoing

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

Remote Glucose Monitoring in Pregnancies with Gestational Diabetes: Assessing Uptake and Outcomes
Mara Greenberg, Monique Hedderson | TAP | Ongoing

Remote Patient Monitoring Assessment
Mehreen Khan, Mary Reed | RAU | Ongoing

Risk of colorectal cancer in individuals with serrated polyposis
Dan Li | CH | Ongoing

Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients with Isolated Anti-Hepatitis B Core Antibody Positivity: Implications for Surveillance
Jamila Champsi | CH | Ongoing

Risk of Metachronous Advanced Neoplasia After Colonscopy in Patients Aged 40-49 Years Compared to Patients Aged 50-59 Years
Gene Ma | CH | Ongoing

Risk stratification of emergency department patients with lower gastrointestinal bleeding: identifying patients who may be safe for outpatient management
Sean Bouvet | CH | Ongoing

Safety and Efficacy of Corticosteroid Choice in Trigger Finger Injection
Todd Theman, Julie Schmittdiel | RAU | Ongoing

Severely and Persistently Illness Population Management
Lisa Fazzolari, Esti Iturralde | DSGP | Ongoing

Skin cancer diagnostic accuracy by physician assistants and dermatologists in a large multi-center health system before and during the COVID-19 pandemic
Peter A. Young, PA | CH | Ongoing

Stroke EXPRESS: Transition to TNKase
Jeff Klingman, Abby Eaton | RAU | Ongoing

Study the epidemiology of non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia and gastroenteritis in children
Tara Greenhow | CB | Ongoing

Surgical Epilepsy Center Referral Time Within an Integrated Health Care Network
Josiah Ambrose, Cynthia Campbell | RAU | Ongoing

Surveillance in the management of patients with subsegmental pulmonary embolism
Maheswari Balasubramanian | CH | Ongoing

Testing a new population management model for hypoglycemia prevention in high-risk KPNC members
Lisa Gilliam, Richard Grant | DSGP | Ongoing

The impact of ACEs and resilience on Obstetric health outcomes
Carey Watson, Cynthia Campbell | RAU | Ongoing

The impact of the continous positive airway pressure treatment on the patients with obstructive sleep apnea in the peri-operative period and after COVID-19 infection
Khodadad Namiranian | CH | Ongoing

Tools for Outpatient and Population Management of SARS-COV-2 Infections (TOPS2)
Gabriel Escobar, Laura Myers, Vincent Liu | DSGP | Ongoing

Travel for liver transplantation: is there a quantifiable benefit for our patients?
Joanna Ready | CH | Ongoing

Trend in treatment location of patients with Covid-19 infection in an integrated health system
Laura Myers, Kevin Ng | TAP | Ongoing

Trends in the use of computed tomographic cerebral angiography for emergency department patients with headache
Dustin Mark, Mary Reed | RAU | Ongoing

Understanding state of hep C infection in KPNC and developing region-wide strategy for screening and staging and curing
Suk Seo | CB | Ongoing

Using continuous glucose monitoring data to predict acute metabolic crises in diabetes 
Lisa Gilliam, Andrew Karter | CB | Ongoing

Utility of ultrasound for palpable lumps in fatty breast women
Dawn Nwamuo, Grace Lin | CB | Ongoing

Validation of a Novel Algorithm for Emergency Department Patients with Possible Acute Coronary Syndromes Following the Transition to a High-Sensitivity Troponin Assay
Dustin Mark, Mary Reed | DSGP | Ongoing

Validation of risk models used for recommending high risk MRI screening
Vignesh Arasu | DSGP | Ongoing