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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.


CATALyST

CATALyST Scholars

2 new scholars to train as learning health systems scientists

Scholars will study in-home oxygen use for COPD and the use of patient portals for adolescent sexual and reproductive health

Healthy findings blog

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COVID-19 and flu: What to expect this winter

Answers to 4 questions about COVID-19 and this season's flu, from KPWHRI's Michael Jackson, PhD, MPH.

Research

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Helping older adults improve health by sitting less

Dr. Dori Rosenberg discusses her work on a new Cochrane review looking at ways to help older adults be less sedentary.


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.