Ron Vance is the president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals of Hawaii.
In this role, Vance oversees all of Kaiser Permanente’s care delivery and health plan operations in Hawaii. The Hawaii Region operates hospital and medical offices and has members.
Vance reports directly to the group president for markets outside California, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and Hospitals.
Vance joined Kaiser Permanente in 2018.
Most recently, Vance was president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado where he led a substantial transformation of operational and financial performance.
As managing director of Alvarez and Marsal’s Healthcare Industry Group, Vance assisted numerous health plans and clinical organizations with financial and operational due diligence for potential acquisitions, as well as advised boards of directors on matters involving acquisitions and divestitures, and developed and executed custom solutions to drive performance improvement. Additionally, he has advised executive teams and boards of medical groups to align incentives, improve value-based contracting structures, and improve operations in population health management, virtual care, and ambulatory care delivery.
Vance’s experience includes serving as interim chief operating officer for a $1.6 billion health plan, assisting the return of a regional health plan to financial sustainability, and the integration of a major health plan with a national health insurer. Earlier in his career, he was president of the emerging markets division of Cigna and founded the Salus Strategy Group, a Washington, D.C.-based consultancy that provided strategic guidance and support to companies across the health care industry.
Vance serves as associate faculty at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He also serves on the board of directors for Mercy Health Clinic, which cares for uninsured, low-income adult residents in Maryland.