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Ascending the ranks of management, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 1957-1992 : oral history transcript / 1999.
BANC MSS 2000/68 c; Phonotape 3070 C:1-24; BANC MSS 2000/68 c suppl.
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Title:

Ascending the ranks of management, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 1957-1992 : oral history transcript / 1999

Creator/Contributor:

Vohs, James A., 1928-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Chall, Malca, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Erickson, Robert J., interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Moon, Wayne, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Wagster, Daniel, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Lairson, Paul, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Anderson, Richard V., interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Palmer, Walter K., interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Blumberg, Mark S., interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Lane, James A., 1936-, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program Oral History Project

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Family, Idaho Falls, and education, University of California, Berkeley; Kaiser companies industrial and labor relations, 1952-1957; Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, 1957-1992: Health Plan Manager, regional manager, Southern California, 1957-1970, to Oakland CA Central Office of KPHP/KPH, 1971, promoted to president, 1975, CEO, 1978, chairman, 1980; discusses expansion, personnel, board, relationships with physicians, Kaiser Permanente Committee, rate structure, quality of care, community service, media and advertising; thoughts on management and leadership, comments on Eugene Trefethen, Sidney Garfield, Carl Steil, Clifford Keene, Edgar F. Kaiser Jr., Raymond M. Kay, Bruce Sams, other physicians and associates.
Tapes 1-14 are the interviews with Vohs. Tapes 15-23 are background interviews conducted by Malca Chall in 1997 and 1999 with Robert J. Erickson, Wayne Moon, Daniel Wagster, Paul Lairson, Richard V. Anderson, and Walter K. Palmer.
Notes from background interviews conducted by phone with James A. Lane and Mark S. Blumberg. Notes have been reviewed and edited by the interviewees.

Date:

1999 (issued)

Subject:

n-usp-- -- n-us-ca
Trefethen, Eugene E. (Eugene Edgar) -- 1909-
Garfield, Sidney R
Steil, Karl
Keene, Clifford H. (Clifford Henry) -- 1910-
Kaiser, Edgar F. (Edgar Fosburgh) -- 1908-1981
Kay, Raymond M. (Raymond Myer) -- 1904-
Sams, Bruce
Kaiser-Permanente Medical Care Program.
Executives -- California -- Interviews
Medical care -- West (U.S.)
Health maintenance organizations -- West (U.S.)

Note:

James A. Vohs ; an interview conducted by Malca Chall in 1996 and 1997. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Oral History Project.
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Shelved as Phonotape 3070 C:1-14.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xiv, 257 p.) : ports., facsims. ; 29 cm.
23 sound cassettes.
1 portfolio (.1 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z115f
BANC MSS 2000/68 c
Phonotape 3070 C:1-24
BANC MSS 2000/68 c suppl.

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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