Presentation: Why be Social (Media)? Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health Sciences

Presentation: Why be Social (Media)? Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health Sciences

With my colleague and collaborator / protector Vince Golla (@VinceGolla) I had the opportunity to:

  • Visit the Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health Sciences for the first time (and there is one)
  • Dialogue with the current students about using social media as health professionals and citizens

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Photo Friday: Yes I am Glad

Photo Friday: Yes I am Glad

“Are you glad you came?” – Karen Kendra Holmes

Yes I am glad.

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Walking and Talking about Physician Wellness with Dawn Clark, MD, Physician Chief Wellness Facilitator

Walking and Talking about Physician Wellness with Dawn Clark, MD, Physician Chief Wellness Facilitator

The image of “Physician only” on the parking spot may seem to be a sign of EXclusivity but it’s the opposite. The space is located in the absolute farthest part of the parking lot from the building entrance. It’s a sign of INclusivity and support of members and patients at the Kaiser Permanente San Dimas … Continue reading Walking and Talking about Physician Wellness with Dawn Clark, MD, Physician Chief Wellness Facilitator

2016 Design Value Award Winner: KPLantern, to understand the transgender person experience

2016 Design Value Award Winner: KPLantern, to understand the transgender person experience

Thanks, Design Management Institute (@DMIfeed) for awarding KPLantern a Design Value Award for 2016.

– Kaiser Permanente is the nation’s highest performing health system
– We know there are problems that can’t be solved with medical care alone
– Lantern was the opportunity for someone like me, a family medicine physician, to work with Chris McCarthy (@McCarthyChris) and our amazing design consultancy (led on this project by Dana Ragazeous) to change the face of health, within one of the most important civil rights issues of our time

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Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health evolves as healthcare changes (MedCity News)

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health evolves as healthcare changes (MedCity News)

Thanks, Neil Versel (@NVersel) for stopping by to learn about the future of health and healthcare. Visitors always welcome and everyone gets a photo (if they want, and why wouldn’t they, total health looks great on everyone 🙂 ). Continue reading→

Photos of Preliminary Audit: WELL Building Standard

Photos of Preliminary Audit: WELL Building Standard

The team from Delos (@DelosLiving) came in the evening before our preliminary audit day to do sound and light testing in our space, as part of a lead up to WELL Certification (@WELLCertified). Continue reading→

MakerDocsDC July: The Circuitous Route and Creating Weather Systems

MakerDocsDC July: The Circuitous Route and Creating Weather Systems

This time, we spoke about the circuitous route that a MakerDoc takes in so many things, what disciplined innovation can look like at organization that practice it, and the concept of innovators as weather systems.

Just as the Airbus 380 creates a hurricane behind it forcing air traffic to readjust, so can the MakerDoc, hopefully with good effect. Continue reading→