About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of the leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans in the United States. Our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

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.

You can watch a five-minute YouTube video on Creating Value Through Integrated Care that explains the Kaiser Permanente model.

Facts and Figures

Read the Kaiser Permanente 2013 Annual Report online.

By the numbers: As of December 31, 2014, Kaiser Permanente serves nearly 10 million members in eight states (California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, and Washington) and the District of Columbia, and has the following:

  • Hospitals co-located with medical offices: 38
  • Medical offices, other outpatient facilities (ambulatory care): 608
  • Employees: 174,000, including 48,000 nurses
  • Physicians: 17,000
  • Operating revenue: $56 billion
  • Net income: $3.1 billion
  • Community benefit investment: $2.2 billion
  • Years of providing care: 70 (founded in 1945)

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