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.

Health Services & Economics

What the Supreme Court decision means for health care

The King v. Burwell case—whether health insurance subsidies are for everyone or only people in certain states—has implications for all Americans, writes Dr. Eric Larson.

Read about it in Healthy Findings.

medication use & patient safety

Starting sleeping pills? Risk of car crash may double

A UW-Group Health study linked sleeping pills to nearly twice as many car crashes in Group Health patients. Clinicians should take precautions or try nondrug approaches to insomnia.

Read it in Healthy Findings.

Health Tip

Plan time for check-ups. Kids who make their well-child visits are less likely to land in the hospital. 

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.