CEO Corner — 2013
|5/30/13||Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson Appointed to California Commission
Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson has been appointed to the First 5 California Children and Families Commission, Gov. Jerry Brown announced today.
|3/26/13||Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson on Glassdoor’s 50 Highest Rated CEOs List
Employees of Kaiser Permanente have ranked Chairman and CEO George Halvorson among the 50 highest rated CEOs in the world for 2013, according to Glassdoor, a jobs and community rating website.
|3/21/13||Kaiser Permanente CEO’s Personal Letters to Staff Celebrate Successes and Encourage Future Achievements
Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson announced the release of his latest book, KP Inside. The book is a compilation of 101 letters Halvorson personally wrote to Kaiser Permanente employees to celebrate their major strides in health IT, innovation, care delivery, patient safety and disease prevention.
|3/4/13||Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson Receives 2013 HIStalk Health Care IT Lifetime Achievement Award
HIStalk, a widely read health information technology blog, announced today that Kaiser Permanente chairman and CEO George Halvorson has received the 2013 HIStalk Health Care IT Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes a lifelong body of industry work. Kaiser Permanente is also the 2013 recipient of the Best Provider User of Health Care IT Award, an honor awarded to the organization in 2012 as well.
|10/4/12||Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson Announces 2013 Retirement
George Halvorson, chairman and chief executive officer of Kaiser Permanente, announced to his employees today that he will retire in December 2013. Halvorson has served as chairman and CEO since 2002, and under his leadership Kaiser Permanente has grown to serve more than 9 million members, pioneered electronic health records and is often seen as a model for the future of health care.
|8/27/12||Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson No. 6 on Modern Healthcare’s Annual 100 Most Influential List; Roberts, Obama, Sebelius in Top 5
Modern Healthcare named Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts No. 1 on its annual 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare list, following his deciding vote upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson was named No. 6 on the list, following President Barack Obama at No. 4, and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at No. 5.
|2/28/12|| Kaiser Permanente CEO George Halvorson Speaks with Media at Health Care Conference
During the 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society annual Conference and Exhibition Feb. 20–24 in Las Vegas, Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson spoke with members of the health care media about Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to electronic health information connectivity and interoperability, and the future of U.S. health care.
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|6/10/11 Updated 9/9/11|| Kaiser Permanente CEO George Halvorson Featured on CEO TV Show
For this fouth and final installment of videotaped conversations on The CEO TV Show, Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson discusses with host Robert Reiss “CEO’s Role and the Future.” Halvorson sat down with Reiss for a series of online conversations about health care challenges, opportunities, and how Kaiser Permanente is a model for integrated medicine.
|12/28/10||George C. Halvorson of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals Joins NCQA Board of Directors
The National Committee for Quality Assurance is proud to announce its newest board of directors member — George C. Halvorson, chairman and chief executive officer of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals. Halvorson was elected to the NCQA board on Dec. 16, 2010.
|11/20/09|| George Halvorson Talks Health Care Reform on ‘Big Think’
Halvorson talked at length about the need for “a care improvement agenda in America” and fielded live questions about health care reform, costs, and comparisons of American health care to that of other countries’ systems. The interview was recorded and viewable online.
|10/28/09||CEO George Halvorson Discusses Quality, Efficiency at The New Republic’s Health Care Reform Event
Halvorson joined members of Congress and health care leaders at the magazine’s Oct. 27 event, titled ‘Health Care Reform: Will it Work?’ The director of the White House Office of Health Reform, Nancy-Ann DeParle, also presented at the event.
|5/11/09||Kaiser Permanente CEO Meets with President Obama at the White House
Today, Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson, and other private sector health care leaders met with President Obama to discuss the need for containing rising health care costs. The coalition committed to cutting health care costs by $2 trillion over the next 10 years.
|4/15/09||CEO George Halvorson Delivers Keynote at World Health Care Congress
Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson is a leading presenter and speaker this week at the sixth annual World Health Care Congress in Washington, D.C. Halvorson gave two presentations on Tuesday at the congress, which gathered close to 2,000 health care executives, policymakers and thought leaders in the field. He also is scheduled to give a keynote address Thursday about the infrastructure of health care in the United States.
|1/28/09||Chairman and CEO George Halvorson Leads Health Care Discussions at World Economic Forum
Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO George Halvorson will play a leading role in the health care discussions this week at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Halvorson, as chair of the Governors’ Meetings for Healthcare, is responsible for presiding over a series of health-related meetings and then presenting a summary to the full body at the World Economic Forum.