Bernard Tyson carried his influence to the national health care stage

After becoming CEO of Kaiser Permanente in 2013, Bernard Tyson built a national profile in health care, and his influence was especially acute in 2017.

The CEO of the nation’s largest nonprofit managed health care system met with President Trump twice to discuss the Affordable Care Act and veterans’ affairs that year, and he addressed a Senate committee to develop ways to improve the health care system.

Tyson, who died expectedly Sunday morning at age 60, ran the Oakland-based integrated health…