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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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  • Our Research

    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.


News

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Predicting breast cancer risk after a high-risk benign lesion diagnosis

New study will develop risk models to improve clinical guidelines and practice.

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COVID risks not meaningfully greater with estrogen-containing medications

Oral contraceptives, hormone therapy not linked to more severe COVID outcomes.


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.