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, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 8.7 million members in nine 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.

Kaiser Permanente has won numerous awards for health care innovation, including the CIO100 award for our fully wired mobile health van, and being named among Fast Company's 2010 World's Most Innovative Companies. For more information on our long history of innovation, visit our Sidney R. Garfield Health Care Innovation Center.

For more information on Kaiser Permanente, visit kp.org or go to the Kaiser Permanente News Center.