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Our 2017 Annual Report

Here at Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Health Research, 2017 was a year of change, ongoing discovery, and forward momentum.

June 5, 2018


Soaring Cost of Cancer Care Prompts New Research and Dialogue

Health systems are under significant pressure to improve patient outcomes while also controlling costs.

June 29, 2018


A Perilous 2020 U.S. Census: Why the Count Counts

Proposed changes to the collection of census data have troubling implications, argues CHR Director Lucy Savitz in a blog for the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy.

June 21, 2018

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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.

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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.

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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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