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Kaiser Permanente appoints Carrie Owen Plietz as Northern California president

Christian Fernsby | Oakland, Ca., USA | September 14, 2020
Carrie Owen PlietzKaiser Permanente, a health plan, has announced that Carrie Owen Plietz is the new regional president for Kaiser Permanente in Northern California.
Ms. Plietz joins Kaiser Permanente after nearly 5 years with Wellstar Health System in Atlanta where she served as executive vice president, chief operating officer for the organization's Hospital Division, which includes 11 hospitals, multiple outpatient centers, nursing homes, and other facilities and services.

Ms. Plietz previously spent 17 years at Sutter Health, a Northern California regional integrated health care system, serving as both chief operating officer and chief administrative officer of multi hospital entities, and finally as CEO of Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento.

Ms. Plietz currently serves as chair-elect for the American College of Healthcare Executives, and chair-elect of the Healthcare Executives Study Society.