Training video: how an innovative heath system lets transgender (and all) patients know they matter – simply, profoundly, by using their name

Training video: how an innovative heath system lets transgender (and all) patients know they matter - simply, profoundly, by using their name

Take a look (click here if you’re on a mobile device and the video doesn’t show below): As I posted yesterday about learning and behaving in a respectful way for the people we serve, I’ve been given permission to share this example of how it’s done in an innovative health system – Kaiser Permanente Colorado … Continue reading Training video: how an innovative heath system lets transgender (and all) patients know they matter – simply, profoundly, by using their name

Video: My intro to my largest walking meeting ever – Walking Summit 2013

Video: My intro to my largest walking meeting ever - Walking Summit 2013

I didn’t realize this had been posted until a small bird told me – thanks Kate Ellington (@kateellington)! I am talking really fast because: I had 5 minutes to help 500 people leave a hotel basement to start a walking meeting I needed to get them back on time, otherwise I’d never get to throw … Continue reading Video: My intro to my largest walking meeting ever – Walking Summit 2013

How Can Large Companies Innovate? | Andreessen Horowitz

How Can Large Companies Innovate? | Andreessen Horowitz. As the title says, this is via @a16z, the theory is that The best innovations are good ideas that look like bad ideas Large companies are good at eliminating bad ideas This has some congruence with me, as I notice that I subconsciously hang out in spaces … Continue reading How Can Large Companies Innovate? | Andreessen Horowitz

Video Friday: DC Mayor’s Health Care Sustainability Pledge

Now posted on the Washington, DC Mayor (@mayorvincegray) YouTube channel. And yes it was a huge honor to co-introduce him with my Executive Director of the Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth). More photos and info about this event : Sustainable Washington, DC USA Similar Posts: Photo Friday: Sustainable Washington, DC USA Standing on the Right … Continue reading Video Friday: DC Mayor’s Health Care Sustainability Pledge

Great innovation story and the bathroom scene in episode 4 of Transparent explains why gender neutral is the future

Great innovation story and the bathroom scene in episode 4 of Transparent explains why gender neutral is the future

I’m standing in the past (a gendered bathroom) that’s going to prototype the future – testing gender neutral multi-stall bathrooms in health care at the Kaiser Permanente Garfield Innovation Center – View on Flickr.com Jill Soloway (@JillSoloway) is a great storyteller on a stage and in film. Specifically, the bathroom scene in episode 4 of … Continue reading Great innovation story and the bathroom scene in episode 4 of Transparent explains why gender neutral is the future

Healthier hospitals don’t just treat patients, they don’t create them in the first place, here’s how

It’s true – operating a health system in an unhealthy way actually creates illness instead of preventing it, and it actually costs more money. So why do it? Check out this video from Healthier Hospitals Initiative (@hhiorg). Healthier hospitals has catalyzed a lot of change in the 18% of GDP health care industry, I’ve seen … Continue reading Healthier hospitals don’t just treat patients, they don’t create them in the first place, here’s how

“History isn’t something you look back at and say it was inevitable” : Life and Times of Marsha P Johnson

"History isn't something you look back at and say it was inevitable" : Life and Times of Marsha P Johnson

Marsha P. Johnson 1944-1992 …it happens because people make decisions that are sometimes very impulsive and of the moment, but those moments are cumulative realities… The quote is from the documentary “Pay it No Mind: The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson” who was a revolutionary trans-activist, Stonewall-instigator, and in many ways a co-creator … Continue reading “History isn’t something you look back at and say it was inevitable” : Life and Times of Marsha P Johnson