Hidden Strengths of Vulnerable Populations – Strength Beyond our Walls – Presentation

Hidden Strengths of Vulnerable Populations - Strength Beyond our Walls - Presentation

Yesterday (also on National Doctor’s Day), I was treated to a refresher dose of Keith McCandless’ (@KeithMcCandless) liberating structures, as part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (@RWJF) Executive Nurse Fellows event called “Strength Beyond our Walls: Improving Transitions in Care and Empowering Patients Using Technology.” RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows- Strength Beyond our Walls 53170 … Continue reading Hidden Strengths of Vulnerable Populations – Strength Beyond our Walls – Presentation

Dog Parks & Coffee Shops + Leadership Networks

Dog Parks & Coffee Shops + Leadership Networks

This week I got to go see a screening of DogParks & CoffeeShops: Diversity Seeking in Changing Neighborhoods on the invitation of Professor Sonya Grier, on the campus of American University, at the Metro Policy Center (@MPC_AU) which addressed a ton of interests of mine all in one. Continue reading→

Photos from HIT Briefing – Reminder about Oral Health and Transgender Person Health

Photos from HIT Briefing - Reminder about Oral Health and Transgender Person Health

#HITBriefing dentists use EHR’s too #oralhealth I didn’t know what I would learn at the HIT Briefing yesterday in Washington, DC  sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (@RWJF) and supported by the Office of the National Coordinator (@ONC_HealthIT) and it wasn’t what I thought, thanks to social media commentary on the photos I took/posted. I … Continue reading Photos from HIT Briefing – Reminder about Oral Health and Transgender Person Health

Networks matter: Project ECHO at Permanente Executive Leadership Summit

Networks matter: Project ECHO at Permanente Executive Leadership Summit

Anyone who has ever learned about Project Echo (@ProjectEcho) is familiar with this iconic slide –  it shows the creation and support of knowledge networks among clinicians to build capacity for our health care system. Thanks to the blog-wayback machine, I traced my first encounter with Sanjeev Arora, MD, and Project Echo to October, 2009 (!), in … Continue reading Networks matter: Project ECHO at Permanente Executive Leadership Summit

CleanMed Europe LastDay: “Sustainable health system” definition : different here

CleanMed Europe LastDay: "Sustainable health system" definition : different here

What does ‘sustainable’ mean. View on Flickr.com One that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Requires the reconciliation of economic, environmental and social demands – the ‘three pillars’ of sustainability of ‘the triple bottom line’ This is the best question – which … Continue reading CleanMed Europe LastDay: “Sustainable health system” definition : different here

CleanMed Europe Day2: Innovation, Technology, or Population Health, and PatientsIncluded

CleanMed Europe Day2: Innovation, Technology, or Population Health, and PatientsIncluded

Day 2 was about changing models of care to support a more sustainable health care system, and the voice of the patient was heard, in the form of Andy Williamson (@BigBuzzard) Innovation Conference, Technology Conference, or Population Health conference? Yes. Today’s discussion was a lot less about carbon and more about new models of care, … Continue reading CleanMed Europe Day2: Innovation, Technology, or Population Health, and PatientsIncluded

CleanMed Europe Day 1 : What is Health and what is Health Care here for?

CleanMed Europe Day 1 : What is Health and what is Health Care here for?

Oxford, view on Flickr.com CleanMed Europe (@CleanMedEurope) is the only European conference on sustainability within the health care sector, addressing the environmental impact of the health care sector on a local, regional, and global level.  I’m here in Oxford, England because part of my role as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Portfolio (@PioneerRWJF) is to … Continue reading CleanMed Europe Day 1 : What is Health and what is Health Care here for?