14 Oct Kaiser Permanente to boost health research with $54M grant
A $54 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will allow Kaiser Permanente to conduct health research on public and clinical health areas using its electronic health record database.
“Kaiser Permanente is proud to be part of what President Obama called the ‘single largest boost to biomedical research in history.’ It’s our mission to find answers to medicine’s complex questions so that everyone can have better care,” said Raymond J. Baxter, senior vice president, Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit, Research and Health Policy. “Health research is foundational to reforming the way we deliver care. Such evidence-based innovation is core to Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to improving care delivery and enhancing quality outcomes, two fundamental goals of the current healthcare reform debate.”
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