Sharing imaging results online with patients: Data from Group Health Cooperative

This post is a tad bit belated (compared to when I received the information, not compared to health care having this experience, it’s way ahead of it’s time there), however I think the data is useful. Now that Group Health Cooperative (@GroupHealth) has been sharing imaging results online with patents for about 15 months now … Continue reading Sharing imaging results online with patients: Data from Group Health Cooperative

Photo Friday: If you’re not at least nervous, it’s not courage

View Group Health Kaiser Permanente Medicine and Management 15740 on Flickr.com As the title of the post says. These signs were part of the innovative and colorful opening of the 3rd and last session of 2012’s Medicine and Management Course, for the first time in its history, hosted by Group Health Cooperative ( @GroupHealth ) … Continue reading Photo Friday: If you’re not at least nervous, it’s not courage

Reaching people through the language of sports: shadowing Rosemary Agostini, MD, Group Health Cooperative

Rosemary Agostini, MD, Service Line Chief, Activity, Sports, and Exercise Medicine, Group Health Cooperative View on Flickr.com Watching Rosemary Agostini, MD, the Service Line Chief of the Activity, Sports, and Exercise Medicine (ASEM) Department of Group Health Cooperative (@GroupHealth) reminded me of why I like shadowing so much.  At some level, you can never really … Continue reading Reaching people through the language of sports: shadowing Rosemary Agostini, MD, Group Health Cooperative

Does your physician know how to lead? A view into the Kaiser Permanente / Group Health Physicians Medicine and Management Program

Interviewing “Pat Permanente, MD” – will he succeed in our medical group? – a Kaiser Permanente Care Actor View on Flickr It’s hard to become a Permanente physician. It’s difficult to stay a Permanente physician, if you are not prepared to be a healer, leader, and partner. Fortunately, there are programs like Medicine and Management, … Continue reading Does your physician know how to lead? A view into the Kaiser Permanente / Group Health Physicians Medicine and Management Program

Presentation: 4 ½ Reasons WHY : Social Media for Physicians in Integrated Care Delivery – Ignite format

This is the second presentation I gave on social media last week. The first audience was interested in the “how,” this audience is interested in the “why”. (see: What does social media mean, in an integrated care system? A conversation at @KPGarfield | Ted Eytan, MD) This audience is 42 physicians, in their leadership journey, from … Continue reading Presentation: 4 ½ Reasons WHY : Social Media for Physicians in Integrated Care Delivery – Ignite format

What Group Health Physicians are saying about sharing imaging test results with patients – 1 year later

Time flies – it’s the 1 year anniversary of Group Health Cooperative (happy disclosure: The Group Health Physicians group is an affiliate of The Permanente Federation) sharing imaging (X-ray, MRI, CT) results with patients online through their secure patient portal, MyGroupHealth (http://www.ghc.org) Group Health (@GroupHealth) is not the first health system to share imaging test … Continue reading What Group Health Physicians are saying about sharing imaging test results with patients – 1 year later

“You mean I can see my medical record?” – GroupHealth wins Mobile App of the Year

From this year’s Flashies Awards, produced by the Puget Sound Business Journal: Newsmaker of the Year surprise: Savitt beats Bezos, Allen. The quote above is by Sir-Mix-a-Lot, which Terri Boehm, the Director of Web Services for @GroupHealth , relayed to me this morning: The Pugest Sound Business Journal’s TechFlash “Flashies” awards were presented tonight at … Continue reading “You mean I can see my medical record?” – GroupHealth wins Mobile App of the Year