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    2022 highlights

    From cardiovascular health to cancer screening, these are the research stories that made headlines over the last year.

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  • Our Mission

    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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    Practical findings for everyone's health.

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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.


Research

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Improving cancer prevention and early detection

How KPWHRI is contributing to better cancer screening and better outcomes for patients.

Research to practice

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Helping more patients get screened for cervical cancer

Research on at-home testing for HPV could improve cancer prevention and ease screening for patients.

New findings

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Overcoming undervaccination

Clarissa Hsu, PhD, asked parents why they decline or delay vaccinating their children to explore ways to overcome barriers to getting vaccinated.


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.