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The Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy’s mission is to shape policy and practice with evidence and experience from the nation’s largest private integrated health care delivery and financing organization.

Institute for Health Policy Forum

Through expert roundtables, forums, and conferences, the Institute for Health Policy explores public policies that cultivate healthy communities and accessible high-quality care by convening experts to share knowledge, spark discourse, and advance collective thinking on topics of critical importance.

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The COVID-19 crisis demands a transformation of our children’s mental health system 

Due to school closures and shelter-in-place orders, nonprofit providers of mental health services cannot easily connect with children and families…

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Maintaining social connection in a time of physical distance

The arrival of the novel coronavirus has raised unprecedented challenges across the globe. In our collective effort to help flatten…

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The important role of policy in addressing childhood trauma during COVID-19 and beyond

Over the past few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused everyone to grapple with uncertainty and manage new stressors at…

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