Tag Archives: California

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 » » » » on to the full article

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 » » » » on to the full article

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 » » » » on to the full article

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 » » » » on to the full article

Getting the Facts about patient and family experience: Shadowing (presentation)



Getting the Facts - Shadowing - Eytan  1

This post is the follow-up to a tour of the Center for Total Health that I gave Howard Chiou (@medxanthro) who’s a MD-PhD student in medical anthropology at Emory University. Since Howard’s an anthropologist, he’s interested in the culture of health care systems and how we learn about them and make them better. One thing » » » » on to the full article

It’s been illegal in California since 2002 for a physician to give a woman her pap smear results online. AB-2253 would change that.



Way back in 2002, when I lived and worked in Washington, State, I heard about what I’d call a “quirky” little law known as California Health and Safety Code Section 123148, that did exactly as the title of this post reads. It made it illegal for a physician to deliver certain test results to their » » » » on to the full article

California 2011-12 Assembly Bill 2253 – Could it end the prohibition of sharing certain test results online with patients?



California 2011-12 Assembly Bill 2253 – Version 99 – Existing law authorizes the results of a clinical laboratory test performed at the request of a health care professional to be conveyed to the patient in electronic form if requested by the patient and if deemed most appropriate by the health care professional, except that existing » » » » on to the full article