100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Bernard Tyson, 58
Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente
- Compensation: $4,687,312 - according to 2014 IRS 990
- Years on list: 4
Tyson leads Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals'known as Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated delivery system. The organization posted an eye-popping $1 billion operating gain in the first quarter and $772 million in the second quarter of 2017. On the clinical front, Tyson has made mental health awareness a priority as Kaiser Permanente seeks to promote the total health of the individuals and communities it serves. Kaiser is looking at redesigning its care delivery system by integrating mental health services into primary-care settings and has several experiments going on around the country.