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Research round-ups: health care research summaries for policy leaders

In this joint series for policy leaders, the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy provides summaries of the latest policy-relevant new findings from Kaiser Permanente Health Research and shares reflections on policy implications. Leaders in Health Research at Kaiser Permanente conduct research to understand risk, improve patient outcomes, and inform policies and practices. Kaiser Permanente investigators and staff work out of 8 regional research centers and the Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine.