Category Archives: Updates

Social Innovators: Harry Bridges and today’s Labor Management Partnership

Social Innovators – Harry Bridges (view on When I had the opportunity to address the Kaiser Permanente Labor Management Partnership leaders, I asked (because I didn’t know), “Who is the labor union equivalent of Henry J. Kaiser and Sidney Garfield, MD?” The answer: Harry Bridges, a person that they don’t teach doctors about. So » » » » on to the full article

Doctors are allies in the 21st Century

It was a great joy to co-host the Community Clinician Roundtable – Care of Transgender Patients with the National Center for Transgender Equality (@TransEquality) at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) yesterday. View Community Clinician Roundtable – Care of Transgender Patients 50260 on The care of people who are transgender requires a » » » » on to the full article

Video: My intro to my largest walking meeting ever – Walking Summit 2013

How you get 500 people out of a hotel basement in 5 minutes, and not because it's an emergency.

I didn’t realize this had been posted until a small bird told me – thanks Kate Ellington (@kateellington)! I am talking really fast because: I had 5 minutes to help 500 people leave a hotel basement to start a walking meeting I needed to get them back on time, otherwise I’d never get to throw » » » » on to the full article

Social Innovation: Visualizing the movement of bikeshare bikes around the Center for Total Health, Washington, DC

Union Station, one of the busiest bikeshare stations in the system. Red lines = "casual riders" - renters on the fly

Watch this full screen. You can see the huge influx of people to Washington, DC’s Union Station in the morning, the proportion of people with bikeshare accounts (blue lines) versus “casual riders” who rent on the fly, likely tourists (red lines), who are part of an afternoon outflux. The Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) is » » » » on to the full article

Just Presented: Total Health and Social Innovation, with the Labor Management Partnership

#transformKP: Total Health and Social Innovation (for Labor Management Partnership) from Ted Eytan What this tweet says is true. @JimPruittKP introduces @tedeytan doctors dream to talk to our labor union friends #transformkp — Anjetta McQueen (@amcinla) December 2, 2014 Click to view directly on It is a doctor’s dream to present to the Labor » » » » on to the full article

Photo: White House Red Ribbon, World AIDS Day 2014

View Commemorative Red Ribbon White House 2014 World AIDS Day 50185 on the world has definitely learned to love a lot better since I posted this 1 year ago: I didn’t predict at last World AIDS Day in 2012 that I would take on the identity of ally. That’s new this year, I’ll be » » » » on to the full article

How Can Large Companies Innovate? | Andreessen Horowitz

How Can Large Companies Innovate? | Andreessen Horowitz. As the title says, this is via @a16z, the theory is that The best innovations are good ideas that look like bad ideas Large companies are good at eliminating bad ideas This has some congruence with me, as I notice that I subconsciously hang out in spaces » » » » on to the full article