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Speaking of e-waste: Where gadgets go to die | The Economist



The U.S. and China produce more total e-waste than any other country, according to a new map that tracks e-waste around the world.

Source:LiveScience Difference engine: Where gadgets go to die | The Economist. I happened to use the recycling of e-waste as an example in yesterday’s blog post (see: Just Read: Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet | Ted Eytan, MD), with the coincidence of this article in The Economist. What little is known » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet



Gerwig K. Greening Health Care. New York City: Oxford University Press; 2014 (amazon.com | Oxford University Press) – All proceeds from the sale of Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet will go to Health Care Without Harm The US health care industry as a whole spends in excess of $200 billion a » » » » on to the full article

Request for Proposal: Can I be your mentor (and vice versa?)



I’m posting a request for proposal for my next mentorship relationship, not because I’m such a fantastic catch, more because I want more people to engage in these relationships. I’ve enjoyed two awesome mentorship relationships (see: Now Reading: Don’t hand the keys over, collaborate with Gen Y | Ted Eytan, MD and Being a mentor, enjoying » » » » on to the full article

Becoming Bilingual in Health and Education is important for doctors, too



In a medical practice, what percentage of patients spend most of their days in schools? For Kaiser Permanente’s 9.5 million members, the number is about 20%, which is huge in terms of a significant place of influence for health. August 14 started the epic healthy schools innovation week at the Center for Total Health (see: » » » » on to the full article

Making Healthcare more Human, Design Diplomat Chris McCarthy



View Changing Healthcare Delivery through Design 46269 on Flickr.com This week I got to see Chris McCarthy (@McCarthyChris) participate on a panel of talented design leaders in San Francisco ( Changing Healthcare Delivery Through Design, San Francisco – Eventbrite ) with a physician colleague of mine, Deb Friesen, MD, because we were both attending a » » » » on to the full article

Being a mentor, enjoying colleagues who are millenials. Look at these SMARTER Goals



I used to read about mentorship programs at other organizations with envy. Then I found out that we had a mentorship program at Kaiser Permanente. That was 2 years ago, and now I’ve been engaged in 2 mentorship relationships, each for a year. See my previous one: Walking with Generation Y – From Bricklayers to » » » » on to the full article

Presentation: “Health is the new HIT” – Stanford University Biomedical Informatics 207



Can’t stick to script… View on Flickr.com Even as a graduate of the University of California, it is hard to deny that Stanford is something of a place of worship when it comes to biomedical informatics . I *think* I’ve been here before, but I’m not sure. If I was I probably didn’t fit in, » » » » on to the full article