The new health care

  • Shifting to a more consumer-focused marketplace
  • Millions gaining health insurance for the first time
  • Evolving care delivery
  • Advancing technology is improving quality and efficiency
  • Increasing competition
  • Declining federal reimbursements for health care providers
  • Changing payment models

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Right Care, Right Place, Right Time

Health care once delivered only in hospitals is often now available in other settings, such as in outpatient clinics, at home, through telemedicine, and physician visits via phone, email, and video.


Committed to Quality

Northern California Kaiser Permanente members

*Compared to non-Kaiser Permanente members

30% lower risk of dying from heart disease
10% lower risk of dying from cancer
40% lower risk of having a stroke
Since 2008: Sepsis Mortality down 50%, Hospital mortality down 40%

Building healthy communities


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Kaiser Permanente in Northern California

22,400 Nurses
9,000 Physicians
79,000 Employees
4.3 Million Members
21 Medical Centers
3 State-of-the art, green-built medical centers opened in 2014

The KP Model


High quality, affordable care

Cutting-edge technology


Integrated delivery system

Evidence-based medicine


Our Mission

Provide high-quality, affordable health care services and improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.

What is Look insideKP
Northern California?

While InsideKP Northern California is just for Kaiser Permanente employees and physicians, Look insideKP Northern California is a public-facing news site about Kaiser Permanente Northern California. It is available to physicians and employees, their friends and family, and the public to learn more about the organization and its people.

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