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Community Drivers of Health: Policy Paper Series

Economic and social conditions influence health A new series of policy papers offers some of the most comprehensive analyses to date of key economic and social conditions that influence health – food, housing and transportation – and shares evidence-based policy…

Housing for health Covid-19 response

Supporting safe, stable housing during the Covid-19 pandemic. This brief details how Kaiser Permanente accelerated efforts to increase affordable housing, address homelessness, and advance health equity in the communities we serve during the Covid-19 pandemic. Download the brief.

Addressing housing affordability and health

Safe, stable housing is essential to a person’s health. This brief details how Kaiser Permanente is supporting efforts to end homelessness and expand access to affordable housing by making impact investments, catalyzing innovation through partnerships, and shaping public policy. Download…

Addressing racial disparities in health care delivery (Part 2)

With COVID-19 cases still high and the Biden-Harris administration newly in place, it has never been more important to acknowledge and address racial disparities that are being exacerbated by the pandemic. In a series of blogs and interviews, Kaiser Permanente…

Priti Krishtel

Building a bigger table for a more equitable drug development system

On December 7, 2020, the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy hosted the first of a 2-part virtual forum examining racial equity in the drug development system, including during initial investments and research, patent and regulatory processes, supplier and physician…

Lucy Savitz

A perilous 2020 U.S. Census: Why the count counts

Obtaining an accurate count of 330 million U.S. residents is a daunting task. By Lucy A. Savitz, PhD, MBA, Vice President of Research for Kaiser Permanente and Director of the Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Health Research.