Presentation: Walls, Ceilings, Closet Doors (Things Worth Shattering): Total Health and Social Innovation

Presentation: Walls, Ceilings, Closet Doors (Things Worth Shattering): Total Health and Social Innovation

This is a 2015 Update on the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth), the Social Innovation Center of Kaiser Permanente, including examples of social movements and interventions that have been born or amplified since 2011. Continue reading→

Infographics: How health care can strengthen the food system

Infographics: How health care can strengthen the food system

These are great, because as I have previously pointed out, the health system and the food system appear at times (much of the time?) to be at odds with each other (see: Comparing the stats: The US Food System and US Health Care System | Ted Eytan, MD). There’s a way out. Thanks to Health … Continue reading Infographics: How health care can strengthen the food system

Sustainable Food Scorecard Creates a Healthier Supply Chain| Kaiser Permanente Share

Sustainable Food Scorecard Creates a Healthier Supply Chain| Kaiser Permanente Share

Kaiser Permanente Share | Sustainable Food Scorecard Aims to Create a Healthier Supply Chain. Kaiser Permanente created the industry’s first Sustainable Food Scorecard, which allows the organization to rate suppliers and vendors and select the vendors who can best support the organization’s sustainable food purchasing initiatives.  Great job, Kathleen Reed and team, in working to … Continue reading Sustainable Food Scorecard Creates a Healthier Supply Chain| Kaiser Permanente Share

Women’s Wednesday: Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC

Women's Wednesday: Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC

View Women’s Wednesday – CALGCC 48506 on Flickr.com A pleasure to host a healthy and productive women’s community at the Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) in conjunction with The Chamber (@DCLGBTBIZ). The courage of Rosie the Riveter and her colleagues continue to inspire (see: Photo Friday: Yes they could shatter glass ceilings. Meeting the women … Continue reading Women’s Wednesday: Capital Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC

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

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

The People of Washington, DC’s Anacostia are Building a Culture of Health

The People of Washington, DC's Anacostia are Building a Culture of Health

View ‘Anacostia’s Culture of Health 45942′ on Flickr.com The last time I was in Anacostia, Ward 8 of Washington, DC, was almost exactly 2 years ago (!) when I walked with Kait Roe (@Fuse_Kait) and Pierre Vigilance, MD (@PierreVigilance) (see: My #walkwithadoc and patient, exploring the determinants of health in Washington, DC Ward 8 | Ted … Continue reading The People of Washington, DC’s Anacostia are Building a Culture of Health

Embracing Curiosity: Google Glass DC and Future Health meetup

Embracing Curiosity: Google Glass DC and Future Health meetup

GlassDC and Future Health meetup at @kptotalhealth (view on Flickr.com) We have never hosted a meetup event at the Center for Total Health (@kptotalhealth) until last night, when we partnered with the team at Silica Labs (@silicalabs) to host last night’s event “Google Glass and Future Health“. It was, of course, a ton of fun. … Continue reading Embracing Curiosity: Google Glass DC and Future Health meetup