Tag Archives: Kaiser Permanente

Social Innovators: Harry Bridges and today’s Labor Management Partnership



Social Innovators – Harry Bridges (view on Flickr.com) When I had the opportunity to address the Kaiser Permanente Labor Management Partnership leaders, I asked (because I didn’t know), “Who is the labor union equivalent of Henry J. Kaiser and Sidney Garfield, MD?” The answer: Harry Bridges, a person that they don’t teach doctors about. So » » » » on to the full article

Doctors are allies in the 21st Century



It was a great joy to co-host the Community Clinician Roundtable – Care of Transgender Patients with the National Center for Transgender Equality (@TransEquality) at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) yesterday. View Community Clinician Roundtable – Care of Transgender Patients 50260 on Flickr.com The care of people who are transgender requires a » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: A perfect score for Kaiser Permanente on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index again for 2015



One-third of the Fortune 500 and over half of the CEI universe of businesses offer transgender-inclusive health care coverage, up from 0 in 2002 and nearly ten times as many businesses as five years ago; Kaiser Permanente is one of them, of course, and every doctor should be part of a health system that is » » » » on to the full article

Allies Need Allies: 2014 SMYAL Fall Brunch



Permanente physician Sangeeta Iyer, MD, and NBC’s Wendy Reiger (@nbcwendy) (View on Flickr.com) SMYAL (@SMYALDC) supports and empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Through youth leadership, SMYAL creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to build self-confidence, develop critical life skills, and engage their peers and community through » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Walk to End HIV, Washington, DC USA



View Walk to End HIV Washington DC USA 49222 on Flickr.com Next, we have to walk to end homophobia, because it still exists, in the most insidious places. I’ve experienced it recently, it’s not nice, and really, it’s unhealthy for everyone. Fortunately, my generation is the one that’s ending HIV, and we’ll do the same » » » » on to the full article

Photos from “Which Health Care Metrics Matter?”



Which Health Care Metrics Matter? Explored gaps between quality data and its use by the public to improve health and health care. (View on Flickr.com) With great thanks to the team from Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States (@KPMidAtlantic), NCQA (@NCQA), National Quality Forum (@NatQualityForum), and the medical directors/health officers of the health » » » » on to the full article

Beyond disability and picturing capability: Kaiser Permanente South Bay and White House Champions of Change



Robert Blair Kaiser Permanente South Bay Disability Employment Champion of Change 48915 When I visited Kaiser Permanente South Bay, in Harbor City, Los Angeles in July, 2014 (Innovation in Collaboration: What 18F and Kaiser Permanente South Bay have in common | Ted Eytan, MD), it was to see a different innovation than the one that » » » » on to the full article