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.


Notes from Eric

Do the right thing: Let’s confront both health care underuse and overuse

Vice President of Research and Health Care Innovation Dr. Eric B. Larson writes about more opportunities to work for effective, affordable, responsible care on joining Kaiser Permanente.

Read it in our Healthy Findings blog, and Tincture.

Behavior Change

Behavioral Health Integration: Empowered MAs are at the forefront

Group Health Medical Assistant Santino Telles describes an initiative that’s improving patients’ lives — while increasing his joy and pride in his work.

Read about it in Healthy Findings.

Health Tip


Both boys and girls should receive the HPV vaccine to protect them from genital warts and several types of cancer when they grow up.


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.