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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Stopping the opioid epidemic: A KPWHRI priority

The latest on our research on chronic pain and opioids—and how the results influence health policy and clinical practice.

healthy findings blog

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New Lancet report offers hope for preventing dementia

Dr. Eric B. Larson, a report contributor, answers questions about reducing risks, disparities, and threats from COVID-19.

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Can you lose and maintain weight by eating mindfully?

Robin Garcia and David Arterburn’s personal and professional paths converge in a pilot project.


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.