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Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc., and Hospitals

Andrew Bindman, MD, is Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. and Hospitals, where he is responsible for the integration of quality innovation, research, and care delivery. Dr. Bindman collaborates with the Permanente Medical Groups to advance Kaiser Permanente’s quality strategy and improve care for members and patients nationwide. He works closely with clinical and operational leaders to establish performance standards for quality and service, drive consistent adoption of key quality programs, and utilize data analytics and research across the healthcare organization. His work also focuses on establishing equity, in addition to quality and safety, as a metric for care. A graduate of Harvard College and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Bindman practiced and taught clinical medicine at UC San Francisco for more than 30 years, while conducting research and publishing more than 180 scientific articles. He has held advisory and leadership roles for the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and other agencies. He reports directly to Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Greg Adams.

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