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

Presentation: Walls, Ceilings, Closet Doors (Things Worth Shattering): Total Health and Social Innovation

Presentation: Walls, Ceilings, Closet Doors (Things Worth Shattering): Total Health and Social Innovation

This is a 2015 Update on the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth), the Social Innovation Center of Kaiser Permanente, including examples of social movements and interventions that have been born or amplified since 2011. Continue reading→

What I Learned at Advisory Board ElevateLIVE!

What I Learned at Advisory Board ElevateLIVE!

Since each blog post is about what I learned yesterday…

I was invited to participate on a panel at The Advisory Board’s (@TheAdvisoryBd) first firmwide event, ElevateLIVE! (Hashtag: #ElevateLive) yesterday. Here are the 6 things I learned, in no particular order. Continue reading→

Video: Marching with Pride – 1,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in San Francisco

Video: Marching with Pride - 1,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in San Francisco

As the title says. Kaiser Permanente (@KPShare) also sponsored the San Francisco TransMarch this year. I see colleagues, leaders, and great physicians who I know who take great care of our members, including our members who are transgender. Similar Posts: Innovation in equality: Celebrating and Sponsoring Transgender Person Pride, Washington, DC USA Community Partner Awards: … Continue reading Video: Marching with Pride – 1,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in San Francisco