For more than half a century, the Center has adapted to the shifting landscapes of medicine and policy, pursuing new lines of research as needed to answer the most pressing questions in health care.
Our investigators and research staff come to the Center with abundant talents and a shared passion for the cause of improving health through science.
Scientists at the Center are supported by robust internal resources and teams with deep expertise in multiple disciplines.
Kaiser Permanente Northwest covers a range of complementary services—and the Center for Health Research plays a key role in understanding how well they work, how cost-effective they are, and what patients and doctors are saying about them.
Three experts in the field of Learning Health Systems—including Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research Director Lucy Savitz—propose a new strategy for bridging the gap between health research and clinical practice.
Adolescents who receive recommended vaccinations, including for human papillomavirus, have no increased risk of primary ovarian insufficiency, also known as premature menopause.
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We disseminate our findings throughout the scholarly literature and scientific communities through such means as journal articles, book chapters, and guest editorials.
Our partnerships with research organizations across the country allow us to conduct complex, large-scale studies that would be difficult for any single research organization to carry out alone.
The Center receives most of its funding from federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality. Other important sources include private foundations, industry, and Kaiser Permanente itself.
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Our research is covered by a wide range of print, radio, and online media outlets
We offer the intellectual caliber of an academic institution in a small-organization setting
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