Following on a similar bike tour in September (see: Buildings, Bikes, and Gardens with DesignDC ), the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) hosted this one, as part of the very large Greenbuild International Conference and Expo that was in Washington, DC this year. In addition to demonstrating the ways that health care contributes … Continue reading Transit, Health, and Gardens, with Greenbuild, American Institute of Architects, and District Department of Transportation
Because we are The Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth), everything health related is in scope. Because we are Kaiser Permanente, healing people and the planet is in scope. With that in mind we were happy to tour American University’s Professor Lynne Arneson and students in her undergraduate course “PubHealth 115: Why Aren’t We Dead Yet? … Continue reading Just Read: How to mutate your DNA, and how health systems can heal the planet, with American University’s PUB115 students
Resilient people and companies face reality with staunchness, make meaning of hardship instead of crying out in despair, and improvise solutions from thin air. Others do not. This is the nature of resilience, and we will never completely understand it. – Coutu DL. How resilience works. Harv. Bus. Rev. 2002;80(5):46.
Now that I’ve presented this card in enough contexts (and in an actual presentation, see below), I’d like to share it here as an easy innovation that anyone can do to build respect for all people and change society to be more inclusive. Continue reading→
Nice share @tedeytan. Here's an image frm our annual report RE this: https://t.co/Eb8s8kxukY https://t.co/3ec7ztKgWi pic.twitter.com/ksKJMJKW7S — Kaiser Permanente (@KPShare) November 2, 2015 The results are in from what is considered the report card for health plans in the United States, and these results are kind of amazing. I was reminded of this when I was … Continue reading Yes, that is a 90% Hypertension Control Rate
This presentation was given to the American College of Preventive Medicine (@ACPM_HQ) Corporate Roundtable, meeting in Washington, DC, to introduce the Center, Social Innovation, and Total Health for individuals and communities. Continue reading→
Kaiser Permanente just launched its new Total Health Assessment on kp.org, with choices that respect the genders of our members. Here’s a screen shot: When a user selects “Transgender or Gender Non-conforming” as their gender they will then select whether they would like screening information relevant to male or female biology: The Innovation Story The … Continue reading Respecting all genders in an online Health Risk Appraisal: Kaiser Permanente’s new Total Health Assessment
The renovation of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) was completed in time to host the Vice Admiral (VADM) Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., the 19th Surgeon General of the United States (@Surgeon_General) and his Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities (#StepItUp). Continue reading→