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?

Shadowing (the people of the) Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Portfolio

Shadowing (the people of the) Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Portfolio

Shadowing in Princeton (View on Flickr.com) I have been a part of the first class of Pioneer Portfolio advisors for about 10 months now. It is itself a pioneer innovation, to expand the networks of the portfolio in a more hands-on way. I believe each of the six of us defined our own path during … Continue reading Shadowing (the people of the) Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Portfolio

Community Health Needs Assessment includes the Environment, and Green Health Care Resources

Community Health Needs Assessment includes the Environment, and Green Health Care Resources

After I had the opportunity to write this post on the Robert Wood Johnson Pioneering Ideas blog (see: Pioneering Idea: Your Patient’s Community Health Needs Assessment on the Desktop – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation), I learned courtesy of the Environmental Stewardship workgroup that I serve on at Kasier Permanente that one of the indicators in the … Continue reading Community Health Needs Assessment includes the Environment, and Green Health Care Resources