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→

Car-Free Generation Y, Washington, DC #ActiveTransportation

Car-Free Generation Y, Washington, DC #ActiveTransportation

Far fewer young adults commute to work in Washington, DC than do in the rest of the United States, with a much bigger drop compared to the rest of the country. You can access the full report here: Young Adults Then and Now – Census Explorer Thank you @census and @socialexplorer Also, see: Now Reading: … Continue reading Car-Free Generation Y, Washington, DC #ActiveTransportation

Justice served: Visa paying for denied Zipcar claims

Justice served: Visa paying for denied Zipcar claims

One of the most popular posts on this blog has been this one: Visa Credit Cards refuse to cover Zipcar rentals | Ted Eytan, MD, probably because this issue has affected so many people. Continue reading→

Don’t forget about sustainable Information Technology: ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Champions

Don't forget about sustainable Information Technology: ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Champions

I posted earlier today about sustainable food. There’s also a thing called sustainable (low carbon) Information Technology, and it matters for health. Data centers are one of the fastest growing energy uses in the country. Health care has to heal across all dimensions… EPA ENERGY STAR (@EnergyStar) recognizes Low Carbon IT “Champions” who are cutting … Continue reading Don’t forget about sustainable Information Technology: ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Champions

Sustainable Food Scorecard Creates a Healthier Supply Chain| Kaiser Permanente Share

Sustainable Food Scorecard Creates a Healthier Supply Chain| Kaiser Permanente Share

Kaiser Permanente Share | Sustainable Food Scorecard Aims to Create a Healthier Supply Chain. Kaiser Permanente created the industry’s first Sustainable Food Scorecard, which allows the organization to rate suppliers and vendors and select the vendors who can best support the organization’s sustainable food purchasing initiatives.  Great job, Kathleen Reed and team, in working to … Continue reading Sustainable Food Scorecard Creates a Healthier Supply Chain| Kaiser Permanente Share

Photo Friday: Sustainable Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Sustainable Washington, DC USA

View SustainDC Health Care Pledge Featuring Mayor Vincent C Gray, Washington DC USA 49106 on Flickr.com Yesterday, we had the great honor at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) to host Washington, DC’s Mayor (@MayorVinceGray) for a special signing: On October 23, 2014, Mayor Gray will host a signing ceremony for the Sustainable … Continue reading Photo Friday: Sustainable Washington, DC USA

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

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