• Our Mission

    KPWHRI improves health, well-being, and health equity for our members and all communities through collaborative research and evaluation.

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  • Our Research

    Discovering what works best for health and health care.

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    Read about our latest news and findings.

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    Practical findings for everyone's health.

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Welcome to Kaiser Permanente Washington
Health Research Institute

We discover ways to prevent illness and improve treatment.
We're making health and health care better for everyone.


Research to practice

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Home blood pressure monitoring: From study to clinic

Beverly Green, MD, and Kaiser Permanente work to improve hypertension care.

Volunteers needed

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Researchers begin trial for mRNA flu vaccine

The investigational vaccine is in the third phase of trials and targets flu strains expected to circulate this winter.

Research

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Asking about firearm access can normalize and support dialogue for patients

Findings provide roadmap for addressing barriers and improving suicide prevention.


Our research

We study health and health care as it happens in everyday settings by everyday people, producing results that are built to work in the real world. We share our results in the public domain to benefit people everywhere.