Robin Betts, RN, CPHQ, MBA-HA

Vice Chair, Patient Safety Movement Foundation (2021-2025)

Vice President, Safety, Quality & Regulatory Services, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Robin Betts is a leader in clinical innovation and the implementation of safety improvement initiatives and has dedicated her professional life to patient safety, quality, and high reliability systems to elevate safety and quality in health care. She has had a distinguished 38-year health care career as a pediatric and NICU nurse, nursing informaticist and executive leader of quality, risk management and patient safety.

As Vice President for Quality, Clinical Effectiveness & Regulatory Services for Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Robin helps further advance Kaiser Permanente’s nation-leading excellence in quality and patient safety, mental health services and oversees health plan and hospital regulatory functions, including compliance, licensing, and member grievances. She sets the vision for patient safety and quality in pursuit of clinical quality excellence.