March 2019

Fit-Kit-Colon-testing_1col.jpgHow to maximize screening for colon cancer?

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

BREE-logo_1col.jpgThink globally, act locally: KPWHRI helps set state guidelines for care

The Bree Collaborative taps researchers' expertise to develop treatment standards for opioid prescribing, chronic pain, and more.

Greg-Simon_Nasel-spray_1col.jpgEsketamine: How to assess new antidepressant’s efficacy

Dr. Gregory Simon says research is needed to see if this new drug for persistent depression will prevent suicides.

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

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

Marlaine-Gray-promotion-blog_1col.jpgKPWHRI appoints
Dr. Marlaine Figueroa Gray assistant investigator

A medical anthropologist, she brings extensive experience in using qualitative research methods to elicit illness narratives.

Mentorship-King-Glass_1col.jpgAnnual mentorship award honors Deborah King and Dr. Diana Buist

Every year the KPWHRI award recognizes two individuals who provide outstanding service in promoting the career development of others.

2018-KPWHRI-Revenue-by-Sponsor_myEmma_infographic_thumbnail.jpg2018 annual report: New growth to meet our shared mission

Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute’s success in 2018 reflects growing recognition of the value of embedding research in real-world health care settings like Kaiser Permanente.




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