Category Archives: Updates

Beyond disability and picturing capability: Kaiser Permanente South Bay and White House Champions of Change



Robert Blair Kaiser Permanente South Bay Disability Employment Champion of Change 48915 When I visited Kaiser Permanente South Bay, in Harbor City, Los Angeles in July, 2014 (Innovation in Collaboration: What 18F and Kaiser Permanente South Bay have in common | Ted Eytan, MD), it was to see a different innovation than the one that » » » » on to the full article

Standing on the Right Side of History with Ruby Corado, David Walker, Mayor Vince Gray, Washington, DC USA



View on Flickr.com Right after he walked Ruby Corado (@CasaRubyDC), down the aisle, Washington, DC, Mayor Vince Gray (@MayorVinceGray),  was talking with us about his work to create equal health and opportunity for our residents who are transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual: “You’ve got to stand on the right side of history.” I remember a time » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: Kaiser Permanente is a Health System Leading the Way: 2014 Healthcare Equality Index



The 2014 report, published by the Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) is out today, and Kaiser Permanente is acknowledged first in a special section, “Health Systems Leading the Way” Over the past five years, Kaiser Permanente has consistently achieved leader status for all of its hospitals and once again, in 2014, all 38 medical centers are » » » » on to the full article

Design Sprint is the new Hackathon: Wearables in Health Care at Center for Total Health



View on Flickr.com The subject line says it all. In collaboration with Wearables Northeast (@WearablesNE) & Don Schwartz, Georgetown School of Medicine and one of its physicians-of-the-future Konstantin Karmazin (@zenkkarma), and Silica Labs (@silicalabs) Antonio Zugaldia (@zugaldia). We decided to move away from the hack-a/code-a thon concept and toward something that was less about competition » » » » on to the full article

The Healthy Meeting Revolution continues – what it looks like 2 years later



By now, most people know about the walking meeting revolution. This is the companion revolution, that’s been under way at the Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) for over 2 years (!): Idea for the Obesity prevention Code-A-Thon: a healthier meeting revolution | Ted Eytan, MD View Healthy Meetings, Center for Total Health 48439 on Flickr.com » » » » on to the full article

Design for Action 2014: Where Behavioral Econ meets UX



“Behavioral Econ meets UX” – Photos of speaker Kristen Berman in “Hacking Human Nature for Good: Practical lessons in applying social science to product development” (View on Flickr) I got to attend the first ever Design for Action conference in Washington, DC (well, Rosslyn, VA, but just a metro stop away) yesterday, and even took » » » » on to the full article

The new, Green Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Medical Offices #GreenHC



Kaiser Permanente – Antelope Valley Medical Offices from J&M Concrete Contractors on Vimeo. From Kaiser Permanente Share | A New Home for Specialty Care Opens in Antelope Valley : The new Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Medical Offices will open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday Oct. 3. Also at the ceremony, Kaiser Permanente Southern California » » » » on to the full article