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KPWHRI to lead network to address social needs

Katie Coleman and Cara Lewis will co-direct a national network that supports work to address members’ social health.

Research

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3 concrete steps to lessen disparities in health care

Latinos are underrepresented in U.S. research studies. Magaly Ramirez, PhD, explains how to achieve greater diversity.

Healthy finding blog

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LHS Program welcomes Dr. Kat Barnes

KP Washington family doc joins our Learning Health System Program to help identify and spread best practices.


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.