Advancing Knowledge to Improve Health

Featured Story

Pharmacist-Led Intervention at Kaiser Permanente Northwest Reduces Opioid Use Among Hip Replacement Surgery Patients

For patients who received targeted outreach, median opioid use was about half that of patients who received only usual care.

Nov 15, 2018

Story

Research Team Ends Three-Decade Study with Publication on Older Women and Long-Term Weight Loss

Launched in 1987, the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures became the longest-running study in the 54-year history of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research.

Oct 29, 2018

Story

Engaging with Patients to Boost Colorectal Cancer Screening and Reduce Disparities

A team from the Center for Health Research visited AltaMed Health Services in Los Angeles as part of a community-based participatory research project designed to increase colorectal cancer screening rates in underserved populations.

Oct 26, 2018

Learn More About the Center

 

Our Publications

We disseminate our findings throughout the scholarly literature and scientific communities through such means as journal articles, book chapters, and guest editorials.

Browse Publications

Commitment to Collaboration

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.

Our Networks

Dedicated Support For Our Research

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.

View Our Funders

Special Messages For...

  • The Media

    Our research is covered by a wide range of print, radio, and online media outlets

  • Job Seekers

    We offer the intellectual caliber of an academic institution in a small-organization setting

  • Research Participants

    Learn how you can take part in a CHR study