Dr. Martha Tasinga serves as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for KHS. In this capacity, she oversees medical management, case management, disease management, quality assurance, health education and pharmacy management. In addition, she will represent Kern Health Systems on all health care delivery matters involving KHS’ extensive provider network.
Dr. Tasinga is a seasoned health plan executive, whose experience and leadership will help to ensure members receive timely access to clinical services of the highest quality. Her accolades include the Medical Director for the California Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), along with her Board Certification in Family Practice and Master’s Degree(s) in both Public Health and Business Administration. She has extensive leadership experience including serving as Medical Director for multiple health care organizations throughout the Southern California region. Dr. Tasinga’s professional qualifications and work experience align well with her duties as CMO.