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Kaiser Permanente hires N.Y. health commissioner for Southern California executive job
San Francisco Business Times

Kaiser Permanente, based in Oakland, has hired New York State Commissioner of Health Nirav Shah, M.D., for a high-level executive job in Southern California. Shah is senior vice president and chief operating officer for Kaiser’s 3.7-million-enrollee Southern California region, based in Pasadena. The new hire was announced by Benjamin Chu, M.D., a Kaiser executive vice president, group president and Southern California regional president. Shah started May 5 in the new job.