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.

medication use & patient safety

Tough conversations: How can we help patients get off risky drugs?

Dr. Sascha Dublin describes a Group Health-UW finding that benzodiazepines probably don’t cause dementia. But she cautions that they’re still bad for you.

Read it in Healthy Findings.


Bariatric surgery pros & cons—Why Group Health research matters

Dr. David Arterburn talks about his studies with Kaiser and other systems to help a rapidly increasing population with severe obesity.

Read it in News and Events.

Health Tip

Learn about breast cancer screening. Talk to your health team about a schedule that’s right for you. 

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.