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healthy findings blog

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Finding evidence to drive COVID-era decisions

How Paula Blasi brings research findings to light to support Kaiser Permanente’s rapid response to COVID-19.

Influenza

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Flu shot Q & A: Does COVID-19 change our approach?

KPWHRI’s Michael L. Jackson, PhD, MPH, talks about influenza vaccine research in the age of the pandemic.

NEWS

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New research identifies flaws in hypertension diagnoses

KPWHRI investigator’s recent AHA presentations highlight problems in blood pressure readings.


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.