Andrew McCulloch retiring after 10 years leading Kaiser Permanente Northwest

Andrew McCulloch retiring after 10 years leading Kaiser Permanente Northwest

Andrew McCulloch, President of Kaiser Permanente Hospitals and Health Plan of The Northwest since 2006, announced his retirement effective July 2017.

Under McCulloch’s leadership, Kaiser Permanente has achieved market leadership, in quality, service and affordability including:

  • Highest rated health plan by National Committee on Quality Assurance.
  • Only Pacific Northwest Medicare 5-star plan since 2011.
  • Pacific Northwest leader in member satisfaction as measured by J.D. Power member health plan study.
  • Among most affordable health plan based on individual plan pricing (OR/WA health insurance exchanges).

McCulloch’s tenure is also marked by over $1.1 billion in capital improvements including 11 new medical and dental offices and the construction of the Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center.  Since 2006 Kaiser Permanente membership has grown to 575,000 medical members and 260,000 dental members.

From 2006 to 2017 McCulloch led Kaiser Permanente to invest over $1 billion in community benefit and health.  Significant recent grants included $4 million to build medically supported housing for Portland’s homeless and over 1,254 scholarships for high school and college students pursuing health professional careers.

About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 11.3 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, dentists, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical and dental teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to:

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