Tag Archives: innovation

A tour of/from the future, Georgetown School of Medicine, Washington, DC USA



E Pluribus Innovator View on Flickr After a long delayed scheduling process (medical students are BUSY), I got to take a tour of the medical education experience of fellow future inhabitant Konstantin Karmazin (@zenkkarma) at our local medical school with a family medicine department (@GUFamilyMed),  Georgetown University School of Medicine. From time to time I end up » » » » on to the full article

Innovation in Collaboration: What 18F and Kaiser Permanente South Bay have in common



18F , where collaboration happens View on Flickr.com I think I’ve mentioned a few times here that I’m guest lecturing in colleague Carol Cain’s (@ccain) summer course, Stanford BioInformatics (Stanford University Biomedical Informatics 207), aka “Digital Medicine: Designing IT Innovations that Improve Healthcare.” Since I’m coming from Washington, DC, Carol asked me to include something about » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Change Reality, Talk about Magic, Learn Javascript. MakerDocs DC



This week’s photograph is of an almost electric (see the full set of photos below) ignite talk given by Kevin Maloy, MD (@maloykr) , Emergency Room physician and innovator at Medstar Institute for Innovation (@MI2Innovation), where he shows an audience how a simple web page, like, say the one for the Center for Total Health » » » » on to the full article

Building Healthy Places workshop: Urban Land Institute



View ‘Urban Land Institute Building Healthy Places Initiative 42471′ on Flickr.com I don’t understand the language of real estate developers, which puts me at a little unease in a room full of them. I learned that they don’t understand the language of doctors, either, which counterbalances that. And we all agree that health is incredibly » » » » on to the full article

ILN14 Day 3 – This is the Military Health System: 20-20-20, 3-3-3



Lt. Gen Douglas J Robb, Director Defense Health Agency , “This is Why” View on Flickr.com We closed out the Innovation Learning Network (@HealthcareILN) in person meeting with our host Military Health System (@healthdotmil) at the iconic National Defense University (@NDU_EDU) at Ft. McNair in Washington, DC (of course). As you can see from the » » » » on to the full article

Kaiser Permanente’s Fake Hospital | Acumen | OZY



Kaisers Fake Hospital | Acumen | OZY. Well, I wouldn’t call it “Fake” as much as “simulated”. Our awesome sibling innovation center, the Garfield Innovation Center (@KPGarfield) is featured in the video piece below, featuring innovationero Sean Chai, who’s also on faculty at the Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) in Washington, DC (naturally). Similar Posts: » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Faces of Innovation



Left to right: Lesley Levine, MD, John Mattison, MD, Ted Eytan, MD, Tad Funahashi, MD, Kaiser PermanenteView Faces of Innovation 39947 on Flickr.com I took these photographs, except for the one above (I know a better camera when I see it) at Kaiser Permanente’s annual Innovation Retreat hosted by our Executive Vice President and Chief » » » » on to the full article