Navigation Links
Kaiser Permanente Names Jed Weissberg, MD, as Senior Vice President, Quality and Care Delivery Excellence
Date:4/14/2009

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 www.kp.org/newscenter.


'/>"/>
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:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The American Board of ... its next President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Dr. James C. Puffer upon his ... July 1, 2018 until Dr. Puffer’s retirement at the end of 2018. Upon assuming ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... PurhealthRX , a leading Health ... technology. Applying the Purzorb™process to full spectrum CBD oil will revolutionize the rapidly growing ... form that can be easily incorporated into liquid products, while reducing costs to end ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Lori R. Somekh, founder ... of ElderCounsel, a national organization of elder law and special needs planning attorneys. “Membership ... rules. It also provides a forum to network with elder law attorneys nationwide,” said ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families ... However, many long-term care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client ... elimination period, when the family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional ... action towards gender equality at their inaugural Summit in New York City in June. ... a social audience of over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) will ... 2017 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Lilly will also ... investment community and media to further detail the company,s ... at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Investors, media and the ... conference call through a link that will be posted ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... Denmark , Oct. 2, 2017 The Rebound ... in the struggle to reverse the tide of prescription drug ... for regulating their medicine intake and stepping down their dosage ... set to launch in December 2017; the first 100,000 people ... Learn more at http://www.rebound-solution.com/ ...
(Date:9/27/2017)...  Commended for their devotion to personalized service, SMP Pharmacy ... one in the South Florida Business Journal,s 50 Fastest-Growing Companies, ... list, the national specialty pharmacy has found its niche.  To ... soon be honored by SFBJ as the 2017 Power Leader ... to receive his award in October, Bardisa said of the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: