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, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. Operating in nine states and the District of Columbia, we currently serve over 6.5 million members in California. Our focus on total health and productivity includes primary care, health education, disease management, on-line tools, and occupational health, including workplace injuries and wellness/safety on-the-job services.