Patrick Courneya MD

EVP and Chief Medical Officer

Kaiser Permanente

Patrick T. Courneya, MD, is the executive vice president and chief medical officer for National Health Plan and Hospitals Quality at Kaiser Permanente. In this role, Dr. Courneya oversees Kaiser Permanente’s national quality agenda, helps ensure the organization’s members and communities receive the best quality and service Kaiser Permanente offers, and advocates for the advancement of evidence-based medicine and proven innovation for the industry.


Why Empathy Matters: Developing the Business Case

Presented by Ben Carter, Lauran Hardin RN, Patrick Courneya MD in Track 1, Track 2, Track 3, Track 4 at 9:50 AM on Wednesday, October 10th.

There is a large body of research that strongly suggests that not only is high-quality advanced care delivery important for supporting patient health, these programs actually reduce costs and offer compelling business opportunities. Learn more about the impact of high-quality care on a business’ bottom line and strategic growth.

How States Can Think Creatively about Workforce

Presented by Patrick Courneya MD in Track 1, Track 2, Track 3, Track 4 at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, October 10th.

As the U.S. population ages, the healthcare workforce must employ innovative approaches to address the increased need for advanced illness care. Beyond this, there are also urgent issues related to care coordination. Attendees will glean insights and creative solutions for these challenges that can be put into practice at the state level.