Group Health Research Institute

We do practical research that helps you and your family stay healthy.
We discover ways to prevent illness and improve treatment.
We’re making health and health care better for everyone.


News and Events

A hard year for influenza vaccines

On January 15, 2015, the CDC published early estimates of the 2014/15 influenza vaccine’s ability to prevent the flu, using data from Group Health and four other sites across the United States. The results aren't very promising.

Read about it in News and Events.

Live Healthy

Kids need to lose weight? Set goals and work together

Research-proven treatments for childhood and adolescent obesity exist, but they rely on regular one-on-one meetings with a trained health coach. These “behavioral” treatments are seldom available outside of research studies in specialty medical centers.

Read about it in Live Healthy

Health Tip


Getting a measles shot? Stick to the recommended schedule. Delaying measles-related vaccines may raise seizure risk


Our research

We study health and health care as it happens in everyday settings by everyday people, producing results that are built to work in the real world. We share our results in the public domain to benefit people everywhere.