Navigation Links
Kaiser Permanente Names Jed Weissberg, MD, as Senior Vice President, Quality and Care Delivery Excellence

OAKLAND, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente has announced that Jed Weissberg, MD, has been named senior vice president, quality and care delivery excellence. Weissberg has been with Kaiser Permanente for 25 years and has served as associate executive director, quality and performance improvement for The Permanente Federation since 1998.

In his new role, Weissberg will partner with the Permanente Medical Groups, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and regional and national leaders to oversee Kaiser Permanente's national quality agenda, ensuring members and patients receive high-quality care and service. He will lead Kaiser Permanente's national quality and service department and clinical systems support team. He will report to the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals board of directors for clinical quality and hospital performance. He plans to continue practicing medicine on a limited basis.

"With his expertise in quality and his experience working with physicians and hospitals, Dr. Weissberg is the ideal person to continue to move Kaiser Permanente's vision of care excellence forward," said George Halvorson, chairman and chief executive officer, Kaiser Permanente. "His wealth of experience as a practicing physician and national quality leader make him the perfect person to partner with the Permanente Medical Groups and to lead the work ahead."

Weissberg is stepping into his new role following the recent retirement of Louise Liang, MD, who continues to consult with Kaiser Permanente on special projects.

"As good as Kaiser Permanente is now in terms of care and service quality, with the speed with which we continue to advance and improve, we are soon going to reach a point where there will be a serious gap between our nearest competitor and us," Weissberg said. "I am excited about the opportunity to lead that charge."

Weissberg joined The Permanente Medical Group in Kaiser Permanente's Northern California region in 1984. In 1994, he became the physician-in-chief of the Fremont Medical Center, where he led a staff of 450 full-time employees and oversaw the planning and construction of a 106-bed hospital. Weissberg is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology and received his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is shaping the future of health care. We are America's leading health care provider and not-for-profit health plan. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 8.6 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. For more information, go to

SOURCE Kaiser Permanente
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Webcast Alert: Kaiser Permanente Residency Program Open House
2. Kaiser Permanente Achieves Climate Action Leader Status
3. Kaiser Permanente study: Alcohol amount, not type -- wine, beer, liquor -- triggers breast cancer
4. Kaiser Permanente Study Shows Alcohol Consumption - No Matter Beverage Type - Linked to Breast Cancer Risk
5. Kaiser Permanente Study Shows One in Seven Women are Depressed Before, During, or After Pregnancy
6. Kaiser Permanente Named Green Electronics Champion by EPA, Green Electronics Council
7. WellBound Teams With Kaiser Permanente to Open New Self-Care Dialysis Center in Sacramento, CA
8. Kaiser Permanente Joins With Top Health Care Groups to Create Healthier Hospital Environments
9. Kaiser Permanente study shows electronic medical records and outreach improve osteoporosis care
10. Kaiser Permanente CEO Receives Diversity Leadership Award
11. Kaiser Permanente and Golden State Warriors Team Up to Fight Childhood Obesity
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... where preparing the perfect dish and pleasing the palates of attendees is of ... bringing a dish to a seasonal get-together, give these recipes a try this ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... NV (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... Dr. ... patients to learn more about hair loss treatment with the Capillus272™ Pro laser therapy ... effective solution for thicker and fuller hair, without the need for surgery, prescription pills, ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... , ... According to an article published November 10th by The ... as a breakthrough for performing hernia repairs. The article explains that the biggest advantage ... it can greatly reduce the pain that a patient might otherwise experience after a ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... for physicians and athletic programs, launches new Wimbledon Athletics Facebook page ... testing young athletes for unsuspected cardiac abnormalities. About 2,000 people under the age ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 25, 2015 , ... SCOTTSDALE, AZ) - Today, Dr. ... both surgical and non-surgical treatments, announced the expansion of his private practice capabilities ... , Highly trained and nationally recognized for his natural approach, Dr. Todd ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... Nov. 26, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "2016 Future Horizons and Growth Strategies ... Supplier Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, Competitive Intelligence, Emerging ... --> --> This ... the Japanese therapeutic drug monitoring market, including emerging ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... announced the addition of the  "2016 ... the Global Cell Surface Testing Market: ... report to their offering.  --> ... addition of the  "2016 Future Horizons ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... November 26, 2015 ... universitetssjukhus ser potential att använda SyMRI för ... för patienter med multipel skleros (MS) ... med SyntheticMR AB för att kunna använda ... sjukhuset. Med SyMRI kan man generera flera ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: