“Just Walk, everyone!” Photo by Rosemary Agostini, MD (View on Flickr.com) I feel like I’ve been giving a lot of presentations lately, on semi-related topics… This one was given to the 350+ participants at the 2013 Walking Summit in Washington, DC. I was asked to start the walking meeting of said participants, who were in […]
View Walking Summit Day 1 31324 on Flickr.com The Walking Summit (#walksum13) began yesterday in Washington, DC across two facilities. I was at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@kptotalhealth) where several roundtables were held, including developers, funders, business leaders, and access/equity advocates/experts. What can I say, it makes a doctor feel supported to […]
The 2013 Walking Summit is opening today (#walksum13). This is my contagion slide, which shows some of my favorite people, old friends and new, (@susannahfox @reginaholliday @danlevs @pattifbrennan), from different disciplines and parts of the world spreading the word about walking meetings. Patients, health system leaders, internet anthropologists, professors, they’re all doing it. Watch for more photos […]
Lunch At the Lab: Kaiser Permanente’s Vision for Healthy Transportation — Mobility Lab.
Next week, the Center for Total Health will be hosting the 2013 Walking Summit featuring speakers and programs by luminaries, including Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, USDOT Secretary Anthony Foxx and Lauren Hassel from Mobility Lab partner WalkArlington. We look forward to hearing from Ted and Keith as they share outcomes from the Walking Summit and other health insights from America’s largest
managed-care organization (slight correction) -> non-profit health system!
We’re looking forward to sharing total health practice with our Mobility Lab (@mobilitylabteam) community colleagues!
Sharrows and humans get along really well (View on Flickr.com) These photographs are from Adams Morgan Day, in Washington, DC. As Washington, DC goes, it is fun to watch as our cities are changing to embrace health. There weren’t any sharrows at AdMo day 6 years ago, much less a water stand (or maybe there […]
Andre – he can View on Flickr.com This is Andre, wearing Google Glass (@GoogleGlass). He let me take his photograph after he announced to the “We CAN” Friday group, led by Ashley McClure, MD, that his hemoglobin A1c dropped from 11.0 to 6.7 (which is really really good for someone with diabetes). He’s lowered it […]
Walking Programs – Kaiser Permanente – at the APMA National 2013 I was asked (and accepted the offer) to talk about walking programs at Kaiser Permanente at the 2013 American Podiatric Medical Association (@APMAtweets) this year, in the Public Health track. This was definitely the right track for me, since this is the place where […]