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.


Year In Review

10 ways we made a healthier world in 2018

Kaiser Permanente Washington research tackled problems like obesity, suicide—and care that doesn’t promote health.

Read about it in News and Events

Cancer prevention

Cervical cancer screening study explores home-based options for women

Could at-home kits help save more lives? Drs. Diana Buist and Rachel Winer are on a journey to find out.

Read it in Healthy Findings.

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Our Research

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.