Oakland, CA

Senior Director, Care Management Institute, Kaiser Permanente

Represented: Health Systems

Jim Bellows, PhD, MPH, is Senior Director, Evaluation and Analytics in Kaiser Permanente’s Care Management Institute. His team produces metrics, program evaluation, and applied research that powers system-wide care delivery improvement initiatives by characterizing opportunities, learning what works, producing data that drives performance, and assessing impact and value. His work builds Kaiser Permanente’s capabilities as a learning healthcare organization, and is done in close collaboration with a wide range of clinical and operational partners. He directs use and adaptation of a wide variety of qualitative and quantitative methods to produce knowledge for improvement and for dissemination of successful practices, and facilitates translation of results into strategy, design, and practice.

He earned his PhD in health services research and health economics from the University of California at Berkeley. He was a Lecturer at UC Berkeley for four years, teaching healthcare quality improvement and quality measurement.

Bellows served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research from Fall 2015 - Spring 2018.

Conflicts of Interest

As of October 24, 2016

  • None


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