Experiencing joy in clinical practice and helping mitigate provider burnout has long been a research topic of interest at MacColl. Judith Schaefer, MPH, Senior Research Associate departed for her well-deserved retirement in October 2018, leaving us with ways that she found joy in her work.
1. Focus on what matters to you
What matters to you matters to you. Sometimes it’s right in front of your face and you don’t have to look for it. Focusing on what matters will give your work meaning. Your work will be deeper because it has meaning for you
Very few people with chronic conditions would know Judith Schaefer’s name, but for more than two decades she has been a major force for tuning health care systems into the patient perspective.
We are thrilled to announce that our colleague Katie Coleman, MSPH, has been named director of the Kaiser Permanente WA (KPWA) Learning Health System (LHS) Program. Katie will guide the LHS Program in leveraging Kaiser Permanente Health Research Institute's (KPWHRI) research capabilities to help KPWA meet its strategic goals related to quality, service, growth, and affordability.
By Cara C. Lewis, PhD, MacColl Center Associate Investigator. Dr. Lewis is a clinical psychologist whose research seeks to identify how providers and care teams can optimize patient outcomes by leveraging data and the best available evidence. Dr. Lewis will serve as a keynote speaker at #GEIS2018.
Are you just starting out as a practice facilitator and need training? Or do you have many years of broad experience but want grounding in patient-centered medical home content? We're thrilled to announce that a unique training is coming to Washington for the first time in August.
AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting convenes experts in health, health care, and policy to share new findings and showcase the latest research on how the health system works, what it costs, and how to improve it.
Partnering to Succeed: How small health centers can improve care and thrive under value-based payment
“Partnering to Succeed: How Small Health Centers Can Improve Care and Thrive Under Value Based Payment,” is a California Health Care Foundation report developed in partnership with JSI Research & Training Institute outlining the core features and strategies small health centers need to flourish while providing great care in a changing, value-based health care environment.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded $2.5 million to the MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, John Snow, Inc., and the Center for Care Innovations to launch The Delta Center for a Thriving Safety Net (Delta Cente
While strategies to evaluate the influence of engaging patient partners in research are beginning to emerge, a systematic set of measures for assessing the impact of patient engagement in research (PER) on study approaches and outcomes is lacking. Existing measures skew more toward measuring the process of engagement and less toward measuring downstream outcomes of patient-partner engagement in all phases of research.