Member Personas, arrived at Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Member Personas, arrived at Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Dominique, a member who is also a veteran (View on Flickr.com Nine member personas, encompassing a breadth of health and life experience, arrived for installation at The Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth). I could tell instantly how they’ll transform the experience of learning about total health. We’re looking forward to them teaching you, too. Updates … Continue reading Member Personas, arrived at Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

MakerDocsDC Summer Edition

MakerDocsDC Summer Edition

This month we were back at the Medstar Institute for Innovation (@MI2Innovation) while the Kaiser Permanente Center Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) continues its rejuvenation (See the hashtag for updates). Left to right, Andrey Ostrovsky (@AndreyOstrovsky) Kevin Maloy (@MaloyKr) Konstantin Karmazin (@zenkkarma) Myself , and Denton Shanks (@DentonShanks). Multiple generations of physician innovators in one setting…. Similar … Continue reading MakerDocsDC Summer Edition

Presentation/Photos: Quantified Community, Population Sensors at WalkHackNight, Transportation Techies

Presentation/Photos: Quantified Community, Population Sensors at WalkHackNight, Transportation Techies

Fraser McLaughlin and Stanislav Parfenov from @Eco_Counter and @Placemeter. Innovating to make places safer and healthier. (View on Flickr.com) What a great meetup! Walkhacknight happened at the world-famous Mobility Lab (@MobilityLabTeam) in Arlington, Virginia. Our host/organizer, Michael Schade (@MVS202) supported some special innovation including: The Hug timer, developed at the Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) … Continue reading Presentation/Photos: Quantified Community, Population Sensors at WalkHackNight, Transportation Techies

Photo Friday: 7th Street, NW Rising, as taken from the beautiful LEED Gold AAMC headquarters, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: 7th Street, NW Rising, as taken from the beautiful LEED Gold AAMC headquarters, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph was taken from the roof on top of the beautiful, LEED Gold-certified Association of American Medical Colleges (@AAMCtoday) headquarters, situated in historic Mt. Vernon Square, in Washington, DC. The view itself is a brand new vantage point (since 2014) of a historic street, destroyed once in 1968 following the assassination of Martin … Continue reading Photo Friday: 7th Street, NW Rising, as taken from the beautiful LEED Gold AAMC headquarters, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: The Brand New #CTHNext Capital Bikeshare Station - Out-of-Box Experience

Photo Friday: The Brand New #CTHNext Capital Bikeshare Station – Out-of-Box Experience

This week’s photograph was actually taken June 18, 2015. A few things intervened in between then, like landmark Supreme Court rulings, hence the delay.

The photo is of the installation, testing, and docking of the first bicycles in one of the newest Capital Bikeshare Stations (@Bikeshare) in Washington, station number 353, we informally call it the #CTHNext station, since it’s installed in front of the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth).
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WAIT = Why am I Talking? Learning how to be a better Ally

WAIT = Why am I Talking? Learning how to be a better Ally

Garrett G, is my mentor, in Boston, MA, USA (View on Flickr.com) What is an ally? There are a few guides to being one out there (see: Just Read: Guide to being a trans ally – Straight for Equality – PFLAG National) , and at the same time there’s no instruction manual. For a few … Continue reading WAIT = Why am I Talking? Learning how to be a better Ally

Respecting and Representing All Genders in a Healthy Workforce Program: Example from Kaiser Permanente

Respecting  and Representing All Genders in a Healthy Workforce Program: Example from Kaiser Permanente

I’ve been given permission to share what I consider a great innovation in respect, that wasn’t my idea . GoKP is the Healthy Workforce program for Kaiser Permanente’s 175,000 employees. Shira Potash, MS, part of Kaiser Permanente Healthy Workforce, within our National Human Resources organization, approached myself and several others about leveraging our human centered … Continue reading Respecting and Representing All Genders in a Healthy Workforce Program: Example from Kaiser Permanente