George C. Halvorson
Chairman and CEO
Kaiser Foundation Health Plans and Hospitals


George C. Halvorson is chairman and CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, headquartered in Oakland, California. Kaiser Permanente is the nation’s largest integrated health plan, serving more than 8.4 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia. He has more than 30 years of health care management experience. He was formerly President and CEO of HealthPartners, headquartered in Minneapolis. He is the author of “Epidemic of Care” published in April 2003, and “Strong Medicine.” He is currently writing two new books, one about racial prejudice around the world, and another about systematic reform of health care in America.