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Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente is recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. We currently serve 11.8 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia.

Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our world-class medical teams are supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health
promotion, disease prevention, care delivery and chronic disease management.

MISSION

Kaiser Permanente exists to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

OUR VISION

We are trusted partners in total health, collaborating with people to help them thrive and creating communities that are among the healthiest in the nation.

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Fast Facts About Kaiser Permanente
Find top-level statistics and information about Kaiser Permanente

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Medical Excellence
We strive to achieve clinical excellence by giving our patients the best possible care and service from top doctors.

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Our Accolades
When Kaiser Permanente is recognized for its hospitals, initiatives or care plans, we appreciate that it’s our members who win.

Health Research
Our researchers are committed to making progress in the prevention of illness, early detection of disease and better treatment of ongoing conditions.

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Community Health
We strive to improve the total health of our members and the communities we serve.

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About Our CEO
Read the latest news and commentary about Bernard J. Tyson, chairman and CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals.

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Leadership Team
Our leadership team is composed of executives who are committed to making strides in total health for our members.

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Labor Management Partnership
Our employees, managers and physicians jointly determine how care is delivered and work is done in hundreds of Kaiser Permanente facilities.

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Our History
Kaiser Permanente evolved from industrial health care programs prior to WWII, opening to public enrollment in July 1945.