Welcome Kaiser Permanente Washington!
Group Health is now Kaiser Permanente Washington. The eIRB system has been updated to reflect this change. Remember to search for "Kaiser Permanente Washington IRB" on the picklist when submitting a request for KPNW to rely on the KP Washington IRB for review of a study. All references in new study applications should be to KP Washington.
Updating Existing Studies Conducting Collaborative Research with KP Washington
Study teams should update references to Group Health in the application form with the next submission to modify the study. If the next submission is for contining review, submit a combined modification and continuing review. It is not necessary to submit a study modification solely to make the update.
For existing studies ceded to Group Health, the eIRB automatically updated the name in the External IRB section of the application.
Data or Specimen Sharing Agreements with KP Washington
Please use the full KP DUA, DTA, or MDTA templates when developing new sharing agreements with KP Washington.