Social determinants of health contribute greatly to health disparities, and addressing these factors can often be just as important to overall health as meeting medical needs.
As the opioid epidemic deepens, the public looks to researchers to help explain and confront the crisis.
Frances Jensen, MD, shared the latest research on the teenage brain.
Pediatrician, oncologist, and scientist, Dr. Glass founded the Kaiser Permanente Northwest Oncology department and helped make the region’s tumor registry a key asset for research.
Our longest-running CHR study has produced dramatic discoveries, hundreds of scientific papers, and memorable relationships between researchers and participants.
A new four-year study will evaluate diabetes prevention programs at Kaiser Permanente Northwest.
Launched in 2016, the KP Research Bank is positioned to become one of the world’s most important resources for genetic research.
Scientists at the Center for Health Research recently partnered with KP pharmacists to test a program to curb prolonged opioid use, as part of an FDA-funded clinical trial.
By making minor changes to their procedures for ordering tests, health care systems can help patients get the right screenings at the right time.
CHR researchers collaborated with Northwest Permanente physicians to reduce opioid prescriptions for children having tonsillectomies.