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

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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

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New findings on treating hypertension in pregnancy

A study led by Dr. Sascha Dublin finds similar outcomes for 3 hypertension medications, filling an evidence gap.

Recruiting volunteers

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Researchers begin clinical trial to assess schistosomiasis vaccine

Participant in KPWHRI trial has first-ever injection of SchistoShield vaccination.

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.


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.