Group Health Research Institute

Group Health Research Institute (GHRI), formerly known as Group Health Center for Health Studies, is a non-proprietary, public-domain research institution within Group Health Cooperative. GHRI's mission is to improve health and health care for everyone through leading-edge research, innovation, and dissemination. Founded in 1983, GHRI employs over 300 staff, including a research faculty of 36 doctorate-level Scientific Investigators, 10 masters-level Biostaticians, and 14 Research Associates with doctorate and/or masters degrees. Most Scientific Investigators have joint academic appointments at the University of Washington.

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Older people can learn to spend less time sitting down

Older adults spend 8.5 waking hours a day sitting or lying down—time linked to obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and death—even if they're physically active at other times. A new study showed it was feasible to coach ...

Apr 08, 2015
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Two spine surgeons are three times safer than one

A new team approach has improved safety—reducing rates of major complications by two thirds—for complex spinal reconstructive surgery for spinal deformity in adult Group Health patients at Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle ...

Mar 26, 2014
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