Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission

Bernadette C. Loftus, MD
[see also
California DOMHC]

Dr. Loftus joined The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) in 1991 and
has served in a number of leadership capacities, including TPMG Board
Member and Physician in Chief of the Santa Clara Medical Center, the
largest Kaiser Permanente (KP) medical center in Northern California.
Currently, she is charged with accomplishing the merger of the
MidAtlantic Permanente Medical Group (MAPMG) with TPMG.
Accordingly, she has medical group accountability for the performance
and operations of the KP delivery system in the MidAtlantic region. The
KP MidAtlantic Region currently serves approximately 500,000 members
in D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia, with 1,000 physicians, 5,000
employees, and $2 billion in revenue.

Dr. Loftus was born and raised on the East Coast and graduated from
the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in
biochemistry before attending Case Western Reserve University School
of Medicine. After earning her medical degree Dr. Loftus completed a
six-year otolaryngology residency in New York City at Columbia
University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Loftus is Board-certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery,
and serves on the Research Advisory Board of the American Academy
of Otolaryngology. She has been an invited speaker/consultant on a
variety of health care topics for such entities as the Wharton School of
Business of the University of Pennsylvania, the Bloomberg School of
Public Health of Johns Hopkins University, The Commonwealth Fund, the
National Association of Commissions for Women, the North American
Bengali Association, and others. Her broader health care interests lie in
technology-enabled population care management. (Term Expires July,
2015)
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