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Improving health and well-being

Research and education, together

HealthPartners Institute is one of the largest medical research and education centers in the Midwest. Here, we put research and education to good use – for your health. That way our doctors can provide better care for all types of diseases, injuries and illnesses.


Better health through innovative research

We’re proud to say that experienced researchers lead all our projects. Our research areas include mental health, neuroscience, diabetes, cancer care and prevention, and more. We also work with collaborators from around the world. Many of our study participants are located right here in the Twin Cities metro area.

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Better care through education

Education helps our doctors provide better care for all. Every year, we train thousands of doctors and clinicians through our education programs. We are also committed to helping educate patients about their health and well-being.

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Check out the latest

Improving care among older adults

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For years, doctors thought that treating blood pressure in older adults increased the risk of falls. But our research shows otherwise, paving the way for better care delivery.

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Enhancing health with new technology

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Our researchers developed a clinical decision support system to help identify and diagnose health risks, like heart disease and depression. Now we’re applying it to kidney disease, too.

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Education supporting accessible care

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Our education and training programs, like the Western Wisconsin Rural Residency Program, are making care more equitable and accessible.

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