#KPLantern is beginning – Human Centered Insights into Transgender Person Health, to make it better

#KPLantern is beginning - Human Centered Insights into Transgender Person Health, to make it better

Beginning next week, I am (temporarily) joining the nationally recognized Kaiser Permanente Innovation Consultancy (@KPInnovation) for KPLantern: Lantern is a project that Kaiser Permanente is undertaking to gain insight into the diverse experiences, challenges, and goals of being a transgender person in our current society and use that insight to better design health and care … Continue reading #KPLantern is beginning – Human Centered Insights into Transgender Person Health, to make it better

Through the eyes of interior architects: The new Garfield Innovation Center + future of healthy building

Through the eyes of interior architects: The new Garfield Innovation Center + future of healthy building

View ‘GCNext – the New Garfield Innovation Center, Kaiser Permanente 47502′ on Flickr.com Adding to my repertoire of agents for good in producing Total Health, I have recently connected with the architecture community, since community colleague Scott Kratz ( @ScottKratz ), you know the person behind DC’s most awesome future bridge park (@DCBridgePark), asked for … Continue reading Through the eyes of interior architects: The new Garfield Innovation Center + future of healthy building

Presentation: “Health is the new HIT” – Stanford University Biomedical Informatics 207

Presentation: "Health is the new HIT" - Stanford University Biomedical Informatics 207

Can’t stick to script… View on Flickr.com Even as a graduate of the University of California, it is hard to deny that Stanford is something of a place of worship when it comes to biomedical informatics . I *think* I’ve been here before, but I’m not sure. If I was I probably didn’t fit in, … Continue reading Presentation: “Health is the new HIT” – Stanford University Biomedical Informatics 207

2nd Annual Kaiser Permanente LGBTQI Health Symposium: Future of Inclusion

2nd Annual Kaiser Permanente LGBTQI Health Symposium: Future of Inclusion

This post is about the Symposium itself, which was held in Universal City, California (more info and agenda here). I posted previously about my presentation here: Presentation: Being a Transgender Ally and Unconscious Bias | Ted Eytan, MD  Patients, and Doctors included We did something I have never done before this time. I often (and … Continue reading 2nd Annual Kaiser Permanente LGBTQI Health Symposium: Future of Inclusion

Visiting the Kaiser Permanente Transgender Member Care Service, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

Visiting the Kaiser Permanente Transgender Member Care Service, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente LAMC View on Flickr The signs aren’t even fully unveiled, at the beautiful new Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center (@KP_LAMC) in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. We found ourselves here because we asked to be. For people in the Kaiser Permanente non-profit health system, including me, this is an iconic place. It … Continue reading Visiting the Kaiser Permanente Transgender Member Care Service, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

Just Read: Need for a Non-Discrimination Statement to Protect the Health of the Transgender Population

Just Read: Need for a Non-Discrimination Statement to Protect the Health of the Transgender Population

A week ago, I received this communication from Keshav Tyagi, who’s an MPH Candidate at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine: Hi. I am an MPH student at the University of Southern California, and I am writing a paper about transgender health in the aftermath of the ACA. I was wondering if … Continue reading Just Read: Need for a Non-Discrimination Statement to Protect the Health of the Transgender Population

VINdicated – Supporting emergency responders and improving lives through Health Information Technology

VINdicated - Supporting emergency responders and improving lives through Health Information Technology

Larry Williams, Director, OEM Accident Aftercare at Roadside Telematics Corporation About 5 years ago, I co-chaired the CCHIT Personal Health Records Workgroup, where I met a gentleman named Larry Williams, who is/was affiliated with the auto industry.  His work and passion raised many questions in our group, ranging from “what’s the auto industry doing in … Continue reading VINdicated – Supporting emergency responders and improving lives through Health Information Technology