Tag Archives: innovation

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

15th Annual International Summit on Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and the Community – Got what I wanted!



Team Kaiser Permanente #IHI15Summit View on Flickr.com Since any summit with 1200 attendees is going to have at least that many journeys, I can assess my own to say that it worked for me . I was able to participate in several high energy impactful gatherings, along with learning from several of the leaders in » » » » on to the full article

It’s Here! Innovation Learning Network Insights, Volume 8 (2014)



The annual Innovation learning Network (@HealthcareILN) insights issue is a great quick way to catch up with the thinking of the people powering the 30+ health systems and other organizations that are part of theInnovation Learning Network. I didn’t write a piece this year (Now Writing: Seven Visual Insights of Social Determinants and Behavior Change » » » » on to the full article

MakerMDs: Physician Intra/Entrepreneurs driven to innovate



View on Flickr.com I attended a gathering yesterday in the new Rock Health (@Rock_Health) headquarters of, as the title of this post says, physicians driven to innovate. Photographs are below. I took them because I wanted to capture the extreme engagement that I saw. Matthew Holt (@boltyboy) wonders aloud about a group of physicians like » » » » on to the full article

The contagion of walking meetings



New for 2014 – The Walking Meeting | David Haimes Oracle Intercompany Financials Blog. Hey this is great – a blog post on the Oracle Intercompany Financials Blog about a leader trying out walking meetings? Fantastic! Never too late to start. As I have mentioned previously, I have found that walking meetings are incredibly contagious, » » » » on to the full article

Mobile Health Care Innovations – Lygeia Ricciardi



I love seeing my friend Lygeia Ricciardi (@Lygeia) on television. Here she is on CSPAN talking about mobile health care innovation at an FCC sponsored forum/demo. You can access the video at the CSPAN site by going here. Similar Posts: HealthIT (.gov) – for everyone, including YOU – video animation Photo Friday: HealthSpottr Innovation Salon » » » » on to the full article

Now Reading: Are Patients Human Beings? – Kaiser Wakes the Doctors – 1943



Kaiser wakes the doctors (link to Amazon) I discovered this book, thanks to an influential colleague, in preparation for facilitating a panel of our members at our National Diversity and Inclusion Conference. I mentioned in a tweet before the conference that myself and the organization I work for were born to be inclusive, this explains » » » » on to the full article