Katie-Coleman-SLU-QandA_1col.jpgResearch helps our newest clinics build the future—now

Katie Coleman tells how Kaiser Permanente Washington research and the LHS Program support innovation at new clinics in Ballard and South Lake Union. Healthy Findings, Jan. 2020.


Blog_-_CRS-_Cindee_Dewitt_-_1_column.jpgPartnering with research, CRS program addresses social needs in primary care

Cindee DeWitt describes how Kaiser Permanente Washington’s community resource specialist program stands out among efforts to meet patients social needs. Healthy Findings, Jan. 2020.


michael-jackson_king5-interview_LHSNew program ensures high-risk patients get flu shots in the South Sound

Researchers developed a program identifying more than 2,500 patients who are most vulnerable to the flu.  KING 5 News, Dec. 2019.


Thought Leader Forum: Health care delivery partnerships make the best better

How being a learning-based health system allows Kaiser Permanente Washingon to develop care models based on the health systems own data. Puget Sound Business Journal, Sept. 2019.


Flu-vaccination-elderly-patients_1col.jpgCan targeted flu vaccines lower hospitalization risk?

A Learning Health System project finds Kaiser Permanente Washington members who benefit most from preventive services, writes Dr. Paula Lozano. Jan. 2019.


LINCC-logo_1col.jpgLINCC-ing patients with community resources

Study ends but benefits for Kaiser Permanente members continue — thanks to a new support role in the regions' clinics, writes Dr. Clarissa Hsu. Nov. 2018.


pregnant-women-diabetes-Dublin_2col.jpgHow should we screen for gestational diabetes?

In our learning health system, we discovered that a new screening approach had increased diagnoses without improving overall outcomes. So remarkably, we switched back. Aug. 2018.


LHS_AllHands_Coleman-Lozano-Westbrook_060518_1col.jpgHow the LHS Program helps us be best at getting better

One year in, leaders of Kaiser Permanente Washington's Learning Health System Program describe how research-care delivery partnerships drive continuous learning. July 2018.



How to assess readiness and impact


AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting 2019

Claire Allen, an implemenation expert and LHS core team member, shares her poster describing the 27 core constructs that an LHS program can use to assess readiness and measure the program’s progress and impact. View poster.

Contact us

For more information about Kaiser Permanente Washington's Learning Health System Program, please email us at KPWALHS@kp.org.