Photo Friday: The Brand New #CTHNext Capital Bikeshare Station - Out-of-Box Experience

Photo Friday: The Brand New #CTHNext Capital Bikeshare Station – Out-of-Box Experience

This week’s photograph was actually taken June 18, 2015. A few things intervened in between then, like landmark Supreme Court rulings, hence the delay.

The photo is of the installation, testing, and docking of the first bicycles in one of the newest Capital Bikeshare Stations (@Bikeshare) in Washington, station number 353, we informally call it the #CTHNext station, since it’s installed in front of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth).
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Just Watched: “Managing Unconscious Bias” , for Facebook employees

Just Watched: "Managing Unconscious Bias" , for Facebook employees

Via the magic of Twitter, I was treated to access to Facebook’s publication of their own Managing Bias training for their employees. It’s an approximately one hour video of an actual training, also broken up into modules, plus slides and references, which you can view/download on demand. Interestingly (and authentically) the notice didn’t come from … Continue reading Just Watched: “Managing Unconscious Bias” , for Facebook employees

Just Read: Patient & Family Health Care Leadership: A Resource Compendium from the National Academy of Medicine

Just Read: Patient & Family Health Care Leadership: A Resource Compendium from the National Academy of Medicine

So you would like to learn about patient and family health care leadership, where it’s happening and what the results are (and why wouldn’t you, I always want to). This compendium has just been published as a body of work of the participants in the Patient & Family Health Care Leadership Network convened by the … Continue reading Just Read: Patient & Family Health Care Leadership: A Resource Compendium from the National Academy of Medicine

Presentation: Total Health and Innovation: Demystifying Medicare 2015 Summer Academy

Presentation: Total Health and Innovation: Demystifying Medicare 2015 Summer Academy

Thanks for the National Academy of Social Insurance (@socialinsurance) for inviting me and Kaiser Permanente (@KPShare) to present on innovations shaping the future of health care (medicare inclusive). My slides are below, comments are always welcome. More info at Demystifying Medicare: 2015 Summer Academy | National Academy of Social Insurance. Total Health and Innovation: Demystifying … Continue reading Presentation: Total Health and Innovation: Demystifying Medicare 2015 Summer Academy

WAIT = Why am I Talking? Learning how to be a better Ally

WAIT = Why am I Talking? Learning how to be a better Ally

Garrett G, is my mentor, in Boston, MA, USA (View on Flickr.com) What is an ally? There are a few guides to being one out there (see: Just Read: Guide to being a trans ally – Straight for Equality – PFLAG National) , and at the same time there’s no instruction manual. For a few … Continue reading WAIT = Why am I Talking? Learning how to be a better Ally

Respecting and Representing All Genders in a Healthy Workforce Program: Example from Kaiser Permanente

Respecting  and Representing All Genders in a Healthy Workforce Program: Example from Kaiser Permanente

I’ve been given permission to share what I consider a great innovation in respect, that wasn’t my idea . GoKP is the Healthy Workforce program for Kaiser Permanente’s 175,000 employees. Shira Potash, MS, part of Kaiser Permanente Healthy Workforce, within our National Human Resources organization, approached myself and several others about leveraging our human centered … Continue reading Respecting and Representing All Genders in a Healthy Workforce Program: Example from Kaiser Permanente

Photo Friday: Dance of the Cranes, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Dance of the Cranes, Washington, DC USA

  On the evening of July 15, 2015 at 8:15pm, two high-rise construction cranes will come to life in a synchronized spectacle of motion. Dance of the Cranes will consist of a choreographed dance performed by two high-rise construction cranes towering over the streets of Washington, DC. At dusk, the cranes will slowly begin to … Continue reading Photo Friday: Dance of the Cranes, Washington, DC USA