• Our Mission

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

    Our Mission

    Follow url
  • Our Research

    Discovering what works best for health and health care.

    Our Research

    Follow url
  • News and Events

    Read about our latest news and findings.

    News and Events

    Follow url
  • Live Healthy

    Practical findings for everyone's health.

    Live Healthy

    Follow url
 

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

Weight-gain-residential-relocation_M2H-study_1col.jpg

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.

Vaccine research

COVID-19-vaccines-and-pregnancy_1col.jpg

COVID-19 vaccines safe for people who are pregnant

New study supports a growing body of data that shows the vaccines are safe during pregnancy.

From research to practice

ACT-Center-reminder-text-messages-for-people-that-are-high-risk_1col.jpg

Predicting and preventing missed clinic visits

Biostatistician Yates Coley reports on new predictive analytics work that’s decreasing missed visits at KP Washington.


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.