100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Dr. Bechara Choucair
Senior vice president and chief community health officer,
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals
Chouchair joined Kaiser in December 2016. He oversees the organization’s community health efforts and philanthropic giving activities. Chouchair leads Kaiser’s effort to increase access to affordable housing and research into preventing gun violence. The Thrive Local initiative rolled out regionally a care network this summer that connects the system’s more than 12 million members to community services that address their social needs. The first location has not been announced yet.