MakerDocsDC Summer Edition

MakerDocsDC Summer Edition

This month we were back at the Medstar Institute for Innovation (@MI2Innovation) while the Kaiser Permanente Center Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) continues its rejuvenation (See the hashtag for updates). Left to right, Andrey Ostrovsky (@AndreyOstrovsky) Kevin Maloy (@MaloyKr) Konstantin Karmazin (@zenkkarma) Myself , and Denton Shanks (@DentonShanks). Multiple generations of physician innovators in one setting…. Similar … Continue reading MakerDocsDC Summer Edition

Photo Friday: 7th Street, NW Rising, as taken from the beautiful LEED Gold AAMC headquarters, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: 7th Street, NW Rising, as taken from the beautiful LEED Gold AAMC headquarters, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph was taken from the roof on top of the beautiful, LEED Gold-certified Association of American Medical Colleges (@AAMCtoday) headquarters, situated in historic Mt. Vernon Square, in Washington, DC. The view itself is a brand new vantage point (since 2014) of a historic street, destroyed once in 1968 following the assassination of Martin … Continue reading Photo Friday: 7th Street, NW Rising, as taken from the beautiful LEED Gold AAMC headquarters, Washington, DC USA

Why not wearables: Using population sensors instead to promote physical activity

Why not wearables: Using population sensors instead to promote physical activity

Tonight I’ll be presenting at Transportation Techies (@TechiesDC) (Presenting Quantified Community at #WalkHackNight August 20, Transportation Techies Meetup) walk hack night on the use of population sensors instead of equipping people with wearables to promote physical activity. Why not wearables to improve population health? #walkingmeetings are the best. A photo posted by Ted Eytan (tedeytan) … Continue reading Why not wearables: Using population sensors instead to promote physical activity

Photo Friday: The Brand New #CTHNext Capital Bikeshare Station - Out-of-Box Experience

Photo Friday: The Brand New #CTHNext Capital Bikeshare Station – Out-of-Box Experience

This week’s photograph was actually taken June 18, 2015. A few things intervened in between then, like landmark Supreme Court rulings, hence the delay.

The photo is of the installation, testing, and docking of the first bicycles in one of the newest Capital Bikeshare Stations (@Bikeshare) in Washington, station number 353, we informally call it the #CTHNext station, since it’s installed in front of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth).
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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

People of LGBTQ Pride, Future of Health Care, Washington, DC USA

People of LGBTQ Pride, Future of Health Care, Washington, DC USA

The future of health care and society looks a lot like the present in Washington, DC, where all human beings, including all gender identities, are represented and respected.

The capital of the United States is the most protective (future) State in the Union when it comes to the health and well being of LGBTQ human beings. It shows in the faces of the people who come here to celebrate the future. Isn’t our capital city gorgeous? Continue reading→

Photo Friday: Leading in a world that doesn't want you to - Thurgood Marshall Center, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Leading in a world that doesn’t want you to – Thurgood Marshall Center, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph is a collage of the Thurgood Marshall Center for Service and Heritage, from 2015 and 1979. The Center is on a side street in the Shaw neighborhood and is the home to many revolutions in leadership, most notably the end of school segregation in 1955. When I was there recently, I tried … Continue reading Photo Friday: Leading in a world that doesn’t want you to – Thurgood Marshall Center, Washington, DC USA