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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.


ACT Study news

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Healthy aging: New tool for research and collaboration

Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) Study launches a new website to advance our understanding of brain aging.

COVID-19 treatments

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New report supports value of COVID-19 drugs

A team led by KPWHRI's Kai Yeung, PharmD, PhD, reviewed trial results for cost-effectiveness of 3 treatments.

Pediatric research

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Improving child health and care with quality measures

KPWHRI Executive Director Rita Mangione-Smith, MD, MPH, talks about her research to advance pediatric care


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.