Tag Archives: walking

Innovation Learning Network Day 2: Another Massive Walking Meeting

Another day at the Center for Total Health, another massive walking meeting. This one ended up at the United States Supreme Court (@USSupremeCourt), where we stood on the steps of one of the best innovations ever. When we plan these it never seems like it’s going to work to have an entire event center full » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: Unconscious bias is like an iPhone version 20 inside your brain, and walking helps manage it (?)

The construction of our social environment can be informed and adapted to take into account implicit attitudes that potentially run counter to our conscious objectives and beliefs. Stanley D, Phelps E, Banaji M. The Neural Basis of Implicit Attitudes. Curr. Dir. Psychol. Sci. 2008;17(2):164–170. [Accessed April 1, 2014]. Still continuing, and just about done researching » » » » on to the full article

Supporting active transportation, at tonight’s Transportation + Health Meetup

As part of the package of innovation for tonight’s Transportation + Health Meetup (98 RSVPs! Hashtag: #TechiesDCHealth), the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) got this snazzy Transitscreen, which shows transportation options in real time from our facility. If you want to see it in real time, click this link, which is courtesy TransitScreen(@TransitScreen), » » » » on to the full article

#WalkingMeetings – story coming to your local CBS Station

View Filming Walking Meetings w CBS News 37665 on Flickr.com A pleasure to host Susan McGinnis (@SusanMcGinnis) from CBS News, at the Center for Total Health (@KPtotalHealth) to film a story about walking meetings – the revolution continues. She’s looking for other companies in the DC area that include walking meetings in their work – » » » » on to the full article

Partnership for #activetransportation – Hashtag of the year

Representative Eleanor Norton Holmes View on Flickr.com Yesterday, I went to the unveiling of Partnership for Active Transportation (@ActiveTranspo)’s Safe Routes to Everywhere: Building Healthy Places for Healthy People Through Active Transportation Networks. I have volunteered to represent Kaiser Permanente on the Partnership’s Advisory Board. And why wouldn’t I/we? I have the #activetransportation tagged photos to prove my enthusiasm. » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Tilt-shift in the National Gallery of Art – @ngadc – in person is the new online

View National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC USA on Flickr.com I took this photograph when I ended up in the National Gallery of Art (@ngadc) on a mini-assignment, which was to post an image of art by Henry Matisse on my Facebook wall. I figured if I was going to post an image of his » » » » on to the full article

Just Read: The Third Mode: Toward a Green Society, (how engineers impact our health as much as doctors)

The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society When I walked around New York City with Jeff Olson, one of the pinciples of Alta + Planning (@altaplanning), famous for the bike sharing systems that are transforming city life, he mentioned that those of us interested in designing environments to promote physical activity should read his book. » » » » on to the full article