The Southeast Permanente Medical Group

The Southeast Permanente Medical Group is an integral part of Kaiser Permanente. Our physicians can coordinate virtually every aspect of patient care - from referrals to laboratory tests to medications. With everything under one umbrella, our patients receive the highest continuity of care.

KP Health Research News

News, Views and Moves from Kaiser Permanente
  1. Possible infection risks associated with opioid use are discussed by Sascha Dublin, MD, PhD, drug safety researcher at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute.

    The post Kaiser Permanente Experts Call for More Caution in Opioid Prescribing appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Share.

  2. Despite the wide availability of effective treatments for depression and a growing effort nationwide to detect and begin treating depression during primary care visits, only about one-third of individuals newly diagnosed with depression start treatment.

    The post Only One-Third of Patients Diagnosed with Depression Start Treatment, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Share.

  3. Joint study by Kaiser Permanente and University of Washington finds patients with chronic kidney disease who receive implantable cardioverter defibrillators experience few benefits.

    The post Patients With Kidney Disease Receiving Heart Defibrillators at Greater Risk of Hospitalization appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Share.

  4. A recent Kaiser Permenante study has uncovered specific positions in the genome that are associated with variations in pressure inside the eye which could help clarify how elevated eye pressure leads to glaucoma.

    The post Findings of Newly Discovered Positions in an Eye Genome Could Lead to New Treatments for Glaucoma appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Share.

  5. Cognitive behavioral therapy (or CBT) delivered in a primary care setting is a cost-effective way to treat adolescents with depression who decline or quickly stop using antidepressants, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Pediatrics.

    The post Kaiser Permanente Study Finds Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Is Cost-Effective for Teens Who Decline Antidepressants appeared first on Kaiser Permanente Share.