Tag Archives: Kaiser Permanente

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

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

Crowdsourcing Medicine in the Digital Age, with Bob Wachter, MD



Bob and Ted (click to enlarge) View on Flickr.com I got to spend time yesterday with one of the “other” social media physicians, Bob Wachter, MD (@Bob_Wachter) as he crowdsources his upcoming book, tentatively titled: “Disrupted: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Digital Age.” – see: Crowdsourcing My New Book on How Computerization » » » » on to the full article

Walking Gallery IV: #Artscape2014 Baltimore, MD, USA



View Artscape 2014 45414 on Flickr.com I’ve never missed a yearly Walking Gallery of Healthcare event, now in its fourth year, phew! This year’s was especially cool because it was sponsored by Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States (@KPMidAtlantic) at Baltimore, MD’s Artscape 2014 (see: Regina Holliday’s Medical Advocacy Blog: The Walking Gallery at #Artscape2014). This kind » » » » on to the full article