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 into action

Can targeted flu vaccines lower hospitalization risk?

A Learning Health System project finds Kaiser Permanente Washington members who would benefit most from preventive services.

Read about it in Healthy Findings

innovating care

How to maximize screening for colon cancer

Research informs care as Kaiser Permanente Washington, exceeding 80 percent screening rate, launches home-based 'FIT First' pilot.

Read about it in News and Events.

Vaccine recommendations

Recent measles outbreak in Washington

Read important information from Kaiser Permanente Washington to help you understand if you or your family needs the vaccine.


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.