Tag Archives: Kaiser Permanente

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

Just Read: Kaiser Permanente is a Health System Leading the Way: 2014 Healthcare Equality Index



The 2014 report, published by the Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) is out today, and Kaiser Permanente is acknowledged first in a special section, “Health Systems Leading the Way” Over the past five years, Kaiser Permanente has consistently achieved leader status for all of its hospitals and once again, in 2014, all 38 medical centers are » » » » on to the full article

Design Sprint is the new Hackathon: Wearables in Health Care at Center for Total Health



View on Flickr.com The subject line says it all. In collaboration with Wearables Northeast (@WearablesNE) & Don Schwartz, Georgetown School of Medicine and one of its physicians-of-the-future Konstantin Karmazin (@zenkkarma), and Silica Labs (@silicalabs) Antonio Zugaldia (@zugaldia). We decided to move away from the hack-a/code-a thon concept and toward something that was less about competition » » » » on to the full article

The Healthy Meeting Revolution continues – what it looks like 2 years later



By now, most people know about the walking meeting revolution. This is the companion revolution, that’s been under way at the Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) for over 2 years (!): Idea for the Obesity prevention Code-A-Thon: a healthier meeting revolution | Ted Eytan, MD View Healthy Meetings, Center for Total Health 48439 on Flickr.com » » » » on to the full article

The new, Green Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Medical Offices #GreenHC



Kaiser Permanente – Antelope Valley Medical Offices from J&M Concrete Contractors on Vimeo. From Kaiser Permanente Share | A New Home for Specialty Care Opens in Antelope Valley : The new Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Medical Offices will open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday Oct. 3. Also at the ceremony, Kaiser Permanente Southern California » » » » on to the full article

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