• 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.


New findings

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Updated results from COVID-19 vaccine booster trial

IDCRC study finds rapid decline in vaccine-boosted neutralizing antibodies against Omicron variant BA.5

Research

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Dementia risk screening tool shows promise

In a new study, a tool to help discover undiagnosed dementia performed well in 2 separate health systems.

News

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New open data to help understand Alzheimer’s

Cell by cell, scientists are building a high-resolution map of brain changes in Alzheimer’s disease.


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.