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.


mental health

Organized self-management support eases chronic depression

Randomized controlled trial including peer support helps patients at Group Health and Swedish Medical Center.

Read it in news and events.

behavior change

When it comes to motivating employees to stop smoking, money talks

How can businesses get the best return on investment from quit-smoking rewards? Dr. David Grossman reports on a New England Journal of Medicine study.

Read it in Healthy Findings.

Health Tip


Yoga in menopause may help insomnia—but not hot flashes.


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.