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  • Improving cancer prevention and early detection

    Improving cancer prevention and early detection

    How KPWHRI is contributing to better cancer screening and better outcomes for patients.

  • Helping more patients get screened for cervical cancer

    Helping more patients get screened for cervical cancer

    Research on at-home testing for HPV could improve cancer prevention and ease screening for patients.

  • Top research highlights in 2022

    Top research highlights in 2022

    From cardiovascular health to cancer screening, these are the research stories that made headlines over the last year.

Research to practice

home blood pressure monitor man sitting at table

Home blood pressure monitoring: From study to clinic

Beverly Green, MD, and Kaiser Permanente work to improve hypertension care.

New findings


Research roundup on natural language processing and machine learning

Using doctor's notes to learn about drug reactions, dementia, and cannabis use.



New study confirms safety of shingles vaccine

KPWHRI researchers analyzed data from more than 640,000 vaccine doses to understand risk of severe reactions.

Learning health systems


Scholars and mentors strengthen bridge between research and care delivery

New paper shows mentorship boosts evidence-based, patient-centered care.

Healthy findings blog


Improving reporting of cancer screening harms

Aruna Kamineni, PhD, MPH, discusses her recent study on how guidelines report screening risks.

KPWHRI in the Media

New open data released to help understand Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's researchers are looking beyond plaques and tangles for new treatments

NPR, Aug. 1, 2022

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