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    KPWHRI improves health, well-being, and health equity for our members and all communities through collaborative research and evaluation.

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    Discovering what works best for health and health care.

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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.


M2H study

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Can where you move impact future weight gain?

A new study finds that moving from low- to high-density neighborhoods might be related to reductions in weight gain.

Research

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IUD perforation: Rare but important to know about

New study results in more precise language in the federally mandated warning about this possibility.

Now recruiting

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Volunteers needed for GEMS+ study

NIH-funded study will test a new health app for smokers living with HIV.


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.