Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare - 2018
President, Northern California region, Kaiser Permanente
Liang heads one of Kaiser Permanente's largest regions. Under her leadership, the health plan achieved a five-star rating from the CMS. Liang has focused on creating more personalized care for seniors, especially when it comes to prevention, mental health and social support. Through her efforts, the region is on track to save nearly $1 billion in costs for treating Medicare patients in 2019. She's put the region at the forefront of using telehealth, conducting nearly 21 million e-visits in 2017. Liang is also committed to helping future leaders flourish. She developed such training programs as a nurse scholars academy, a chief operating officer boot camp, finance leaders academy and an emerging leaders program.