Lights, Camera, let’s talk about social care and medical care…View on Flickr.com I’ve written previously that as much as we feel our health is as threatened today, at the same time, our cities are changing to become healthier (check out these posts for proof). Our health care system is doing the same (it’s true!). About […]
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau As it was relayed to me by another attendee, Action Design DC (@actiondesignDC) is the prototype for the high engagement meetup group. It’s got close to 1,000 members. We, in the gallery, postulated that this is because it has achieved that just-right intersection of a topic that is cross-discipline, cross-industry, with […]
Our January 23 event will feature Healthify and Health Leads, two organizations with innovative models that help people with unmet social needs connect to available community services. Join us for a discussion on how clinicians can be part of a health system solution.
Michael Schade guides attendees through a game of Metro Hangman at Arlington, VA’s Mobility Lab My colleague Connie Chen, MD (@ConnieEChen) recently asked me while walking in Washington, DC, what kinds of conferences I go to these days, if not mhealth ones. I replied, “mobile health, but not as in cell phones, as in transportation.” […]
In preparation for tomorrow’s Walk With a Doc (and actually several docs now) (Click here to sign up & Join), I ran a few maps showing large-ish differences in the determinants of health across the future walkable span. What could/will a beautiful park connecting them do to produce health? Let’s talk about it tomorrow, as […]
Our cities are changing. I had the best opportunity this week to capture our nation’s capital in transition, from the vantage point of the 7th floor of the brand new NPR building (see: Designing the future of work to be collaborative, and healthy: National Public Radio’s New Headquarters, Washington, DC USA | Ted Eytan, MD) […]
When I asked about the phenomenon of climate change and if the impact on our health was real, a wise person once said to me, “look at insurance companies.” Meaning, look at the industry whose role in society is to understand risk. This report put out by Ceres (@ceresnews), a nonprofit organization advocating for sustainability leadership, capitalized, or […]