Author Archives: Ted Eytan

A tour of/from the future, Georgetown School of Medicine, Washington, DC USA



E Pluribus Innovator View on Flickr After a long delayed scheduling process (medical students are BUSY), I got to take a tour of the medical education experience of fellow future inhabitant Konstantin Karmazin (@zenkkarma) at our local medical school with a family medicine department (@GUFamilyMed),  Georgetown University School of Medicine. From time to time I end up » » » » on to the full article

Out2Enroll White House briefing: A year of promoting LGBT health



Click to enlarge View on Flickr.com Yesterday was the near 1-year anniversary of Out2Enroll (@Out2Enroll) who are: are a coalition of organizations who want to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people stay healthy by making sure that one of the major benefits of the Affordable Care Act – access to affordable, comprehensive health insurance » » » » on to the full article

Innovation in Collaboration: What 18F and Kaiser Permanente South Bay have in common



18F , where collaboration happens View on Flickr.com I think I’ve mentioned a few times here that I’m guest lecturing in colleague Carol Cain’s (@ccain) summer course, Stanford BioInformatics (Stanford University Biomedical Informatics 207), aka “Digital Medicine: Designing IT Innovations that Improve Healthcare.” Since I’m coming from Washington, DC, Carol asked me to include something about » » » » on to the full article

Crowdsourcing Medicine in the Digital Age, with Bob Wachter, MD



Bob and Ted (click to enlarge) View on Flickr.com I got to spend time yesterday with one of the “other” social media physicians, Bob Wachter, MD (@Bob_Wachter) as he crowdsources his upcoming book, tentatively titled: “Disrupted: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Digital Age.” – see: Crowdsourcing My New Book on How Computerization » » » » on to the full article

Walking Gallery IV: #Artscape2014 Baltimore, MD, USA



View Artscape 2014 45414 on Flickr.com I’ve never missed a yearly Walking Gallery of Healthcare event, now in its fourth year, phew! This year’s was especially cool because it was sponsored by Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States (@KPMidAtlantic) at Baltimore, MD’s Artscape 2014 (see: Regina Holliday’s Medical Advocacy Blog: The Walking Gallery at #Artscape2014). This kind » » » » on to the full article

Mentors around every corner: Holly Potter and Diane Gage-Lofgren



Authentically yours, Diane Gage-Lofgren (View on Flickr.com) In this decade, someone once said to me, “health care executives are not supposed to be on social media. The risk is too great.” To which I said, “that’s funny, Diane Gage-Lofgren (@DianeLofgren) tweets me all the time.” In the decade before this one, someone once said in » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Thank you Liz Taylor in Watercolor, Shaw Neighborhood, Washington, DC USA



View DC People and Places 44557 on Flickr.com This week’s photograph is of the (now) iconic 50-foot tall mural of Elizabeth Taylor in watercolor. From Dacha Beer Garden Glams up Shaw With Gigantic Elizabeth Taylor Mural | InTheCapital: Although Taylor is no doubt a alluring figure to look at, there is a deeper meaning behind » » » » on to the full article