Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health May Technology Focus : Vital Connect – YouTube

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health May Technology Focus : Vital Connect – YouTube Our very first Total Health Technology Focus – filmed in HD. Special thanks to producer/director Keith Montgomery, The Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre Program, and Vital Connect the first technology featured in the series. We slightly miscalculated the amount of time it …

Kaiser Permanente to Pursue Minimum of LEED Gold for all New Major Projects | Kaiser Permanente News Center

Kaiser Permanente to Pursue Minimum of LEED Gold for all New Major Projects | Kaiser Permanente News Center – As part of its ongoing commitment to create healthy communities, Kaiser Permanente today announced it will seek Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for new construction of hospitals, large medical offices and other …

Now Reading: Care of Transsexual Persons — NEJM, in the era of inclusion

Now Reading: Care of Transsexual Persons — NEJM, in the era of inclusion

Care of Transsexual Persons — NEJM – I’m not going to summarize this article because many of its recommendations are now outdated, even though it was published in 2011. You can access WPATH guidelines for the most accurate information. See: Now Reading: Choosing Wisely : Standards of Care for the Health of Trans People | …

California Bans Insurance Discrimination Against Transgender Patients | Transgender Law Center

In a groundbreaking directive to health plans, the DMHC confirmed that California’s Insurance Non-Discrimination Act of 2006, authored by former Assemblymember Paul Koretz, guarantees all people the right to access coverage for medically necessary care regardless of their gender identity or gender expression. via California Bans Insurance Discrimination Against Transgender Patients | Transgender Law Center.

MedEdPortal – Call for Submissions – to improve LGBT / DSD curricula in Medical Schools

When I was at the AAMC Joint Meeting of the … (see: Dialogue about #hcsm at the 2013 #AAMCJtMtg – Academic Medicine and Social Media | Ted Eytan, MD), I was of course talking about the future, and that includes a more inclusive medical school curriculum around issues related to people who are LGBT (including, …

Asking about sex affirmation surgery – a review of the numbers

Survey – should medicare pay for sex-change (italics by me) surgery – In one of the responses there’s an enlightening back of the napkin calculation of the potential costs of sex affirmation surgery, which point out important numbers about the prevalence of this rare condition. Much lower than the amount of emotion attached to the …

#nhssm : the RCGP’s Patient Online: The Road Map

#nhssm : the RCGP’s Patient Online: The Road Map – Recently the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) launched their Patient Online: The Road Map document which sets out how patients and GPs will be able to interact online over the next few years. I wondered how many patients actually knew that Patient Online existed. Currently …

Washington, DC 2013 Sheroes of the Movement, Leadership

Washington, DC 2013 Sheroes of the Movement, Leadership

The Office of GLBT Affairs 2013 Sheroes of the Movement Award Winners – Lately I have been meeting people who have what I call I high “humility/experience” ratio. This is a compliment, it means someone who is approachable, and human, and has at the same time accomplished so much that it’s expected that they wouldn’t …