Tom Hanenburg, MHA, is the Senior Vice President of Hospital System Operations. As Senior Vice President, he is responsible for continually improving performance and leveraging scale across all 40 Kaiser Foundation Hospitals by driving consistency of operations, technology and capital investments to optimize the reliable performance of KP’s hospital system. Tom is also accountable for National Employee Health and Safety and plays a significant operations role in care delivery technology planning and the Kaiser Permanente enterprise response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prior to this role, Tom served as the Interim Hospital and Health Plan President for the Northern California region where he was responsible for overseeing and directing all operations for the region. He was also the Chief Operating Officer for Northern California from 2018 to 2019, and Senior Vice President for Hospital and Health Plan Operations from 2016 to 2018. He joined Kaiser Permanente in 2013 as the Senior Vice President and Area Manager of the Greater Southern Alameda Service Area.
Before Kaiser Permanente, Tom was Chief Executive Officer of the Southern Oregon Service Area for Providence Health & Services, which included operational oversight for Providence Medford Medical Center, Providence Medical Group, and the Providence Community Health Foundation. He has also held executive positions with national hospital systems, including Duke University Health System, Health Management Associates, and Humana.
Tom received his Masters in Health Services Administration from Arizona State University, and is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He and his wife Mary live in Danville, California.