OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson has been named the third most influential leader in health care by Modern Healthcare magazine. U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and President Barack Obama were named Nos. 1 and 2, respectively.
This is the second consecutive year Tyson has been selected for this prestigious list. Since being named CEO of the $60 billion non-profit health system in 2013, Tyson has been focused on making high-quality care more affordable and accessible to millions more people in the United States.
Kaiser Permanente, with its industry-leading 21st century approach to total health, continues to serve as a model for the future of health care. Its physicians and care teams consistently deliver some of the best clinical outcomes in the nation, while the organization also is recognized as a leader in prevention, patient safety, quality and affordability.
In its 14th year, Modern Healthcare's annual "100 Most Influential People in Healthcare" list continues to honor individuals who make a significant impact on both the health care industry and within their organizations.
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About Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 10 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 expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to: kp.org/share.
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