Fall 1998 - Volume 2 Number 4

Original Research and Clinical Contributions

Operating Room Benchmarking: The Kaiser Permanente Experience
Kay Stodd, MSN, RN, CNOR; Alex Ortiz, MS; Inez Tenzer, MS, RN, CNOR, CNAA
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The Gary Friedman Symposium
Arthur L. Klatsky, MD; Stephen Sidney, MD, MPH; Noel Weiss, MD, DrPH; Joe Selby, MD, MPH; Gary Friedman, MD, MS
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Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Needle Biopsy
Jeffrey Pollen, MD; Daniel Smiley, MD
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Health Systems Management

The Care Management Institute's Integrated Diabetes Care Program
Rachelle Mirkin, MPH; Neil Solomon, MD; Helen Pettay, BA
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KPNW's Safety Net for Preventive Services: The Challenge of Reaching the Unscreened
Nancy H. Stevens, PhD

Caring for Patients One Conversation at a Time
Terry Stein, MD; Vivian Tong Nagy, PhD; Lee Jacobs, MD
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The Permanente Knowledge Connection: A National Strategy for Clinician Use of Web Technology
Peter Juhn, MD; George Peredy, MD; Web Integration Team
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Kaiser Works, Inc.: A New Way to Transfer Best Practices in Occupational Health
Adrianne Feldstein, MD, MS
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Editors' Comments

Tom Janisse, MD; Arthur Klatsky, MD; Lee Jacobs, MD; Scott Rasgon, MD
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External Affairs

Coming Clean: Community Partnerships for Tattoo Removal
Cynthia K. Lopez; Nancy Buell, LCSW
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Purchaser Demands for Care (Disease) Management
Joel D. Hyatt, MD
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Where will the Health Reform Debate Lead?
Donald W. Parsons, MD
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Abstracts of articles authored or coauthored by Permanente clinicians
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A Moment in Time

Skepticism and Research
Harry K. Ziel, MD
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A Word from the Medical Directors

Life After an Acquisition
Adrian E. Long, MD
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Book Reviews

"Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care,"
Edited by RK Snider
William H. Browning, MD
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"Asthma and Immunological Diseases in Pregnancy and Early Infancy,"
Edited by M Schatz
M. Michael Glovsky, MD
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Soul of the Healer

"Mac's Hands"
David Watt, MD

Terry Laskiewicz, MD

"Princess Pine"
Terry Laskiewicz, MD

The Lighter Side of Medicine



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