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What Sets Us Apart

Coordinated, connected care

Kaiser  Permanente doctors, nurses, and specialists put you at the center of everything they do. The care team is connected to each other, and you, by an electronic health record system—so you get personalized care.

From preventive screenings to care for serious conditions, from cutting-edge research to flexible options that let you manage your care on your mobile devices,* Kaiser Permanente provides the care you need, when and where you need it. And many of our facilities feature a variety of services under one roof for your convenience.

*Available when receiving care at Kaiser Permanente facilities.

Specialty services

You have access to a wide range of specialty services* at Kaiser Permanente locations and throughout our extended network. Locally, a variety of specialty doctors provide services in our new medical offices in Scotts Valley and Watsonville. In addition, telephone appointments and video visits are available. If a specialty isn’t available within Kaiser Permanente, we partner with other providers to make sure you get the care you need.

*Referral required.

Local doctors

The Kaiser Permanente doctors working in Santa Cruz County have been carefully selected. Most come from our San Jose and Santa Clara locations and live in the Santa Cruz area. They know Santa Cruz County well, and are looking forward to serving the community that they call home. As a Kaiser Permanente member, you can choose your own doctor, and change at any time.

Hospital services

As a Kaiser Permanente member, you have a network of hospitals available to you. In Santa Cruz County, local hospital services and inpatient care, including labor and delivery, are provided by Watsonville Community Hospital and at nearby Kaiser Permanente medical centers in San Jose and Santa Clara.

A respected provider of health care services to Santa Cruz County residents, Watsonville Community Hospital shares Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to providing high-quality health care. It’s conveniently located just off Highway 1 at Airport Blvd. Like at other plan hospitals, Kaiser Permanente doctors coordinate the care of our Kaiser Permanente members.