A conversation with Dr. Nirav Shah, former SVP Clinical Operations Kaiser Permanente SCAL Region, and Amy Raimundo, Senior Director Kaiser Permanente Ventures.

Kaiser Permanente’s SCAL region serves almost 5M members across 14 hospitals, 168 medical offices, and 7 hospice and home health agencies. KP SCAL has engaged in revolutionary work to redesign what counts as health care for a total health perspective, including addressing social and non-medical needs. Dr. Nirav Shah, who at the time was the SVP of Clinical Operations for Kaiser Permanente’s $25B SCAL region, discussed Kaiser Permanente SCAL’s health innovation perspective, gave examples of successful health delivery innovation and outcomes, and answered entrepreneurs’ questions about how to best collaborate with KP SCAL.