Kaiser’s President of Southern California/Hawaii Operations Retires – Orange County Register

Julie Miller-Phipps, president of Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Hawaii, plans to retire in July this year, the company said.

Miller-Phipps has served as President of Kaiser Permanente Southern California since 2016 and as President of the Hawaii Region since 2020. After serving as senior vice president of Orange County’s Southern California service area, she served as president of Kaiser Permanente Georgia from 2014-2016. where she began her career at Kaiser 45 years ago.

Miller-Phipps leadership has driven many innovations and improvements in the care and services offered to Kaiser members. She has championed public health efforts and helped build strong community partnerships to improve the economic, social and environmental conditions that affect health and to promote health equity.

She also helped navigate the organization through three years of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the greatest public health challenges in the country’s history. Under her leadership, Kaiser Permanente established mass vaccination centers, expanded testing sites for members and the public, and deployed mobile health resources to increase access to health care.