ILNX: Innovation Is Never Easy

ILNX: Innovation Is Never Easy

This week is the 10th year of the Innovation Learning Network (@HealthcareILN) and its in person meeting is at the Kaiser Permanente Garfield Innovation Center (@KPGarfield).

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Just Pullquoted in: Impact & Joy Through Design – Kaiser Permanente Innovation Consultancy

Just Pullquoted in: Impact & Joy Through Design - Kaiser Permanente Innovation Consultancy

What a special treat to receive this in the (regular, not electronic) mail – it’s the Year in Review for the Kaiser Permanente Innovation Consultancy (@KPInnovation).

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MakerDocsDC January - Clinicians Think Differently

MakerDocsDC January – Clinicians Think Differently

We’re continuing to get together in 2016, and it’s true that when it comes to innovation, clinicians think differently, just put them in front of a patient and watch, as Brian Miller, MD (@4_betterhealth) demonstrates with Leo. Also pictured, Nishi Rawat, MD Continue reading→

Photo Friday: Blagden Alley, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Blagden Alley, Washington, DC USA

Just taking a little time to talk about innovation in Washington, DC’s historic alleys.
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Photos: Collaborating for the future workforce, Kaiser Permanente Rancho Cucamonga and Fontana

Photos: Collaborating for the future workforce, Kaiser Permanente Rancho Cucamonga and Fontana

Fontana is legendary in Kaiser Permanente and health innovation: The Roots of Southern California Kaiser Permanente « A History of Total Health | Kaiser Permanente History Blog. It’s definitely on anyone’s list of “places that spark innovation,” which is why I was excited to make the trek. Continue reading→

MakerDocsDC : October Edition, at #CTHNext - Center for Total Health 2.0

MakerDocsDC : October Edition, at #CTHNext – Center for Total Health 2.0

This time we covered everything from pharmacogenetics to picking up an important clinical pearl – hypothyroid induced myxedema ascites in the post-transplant setting. It’s all in scope in the name of innovation.

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Presentation: Center for Total Health and Social Innovation – American College of Preventive Medicine Corporate Roundtable

Presentation: Center for Total Health and Social Innovation - American College of Preventive Medicine Corporate Roundtable

The Center for Total Health (@KPTotalHealth) is Kaiser Permanente’s Social Innovation Center.

This presentation was given to the American College of Preventive Medicine (@ACPM_HQ) Corporate Roundtable, meeting in Washington, DC, to introduce the Center, Social Innovation, and Total Health for individuals and communities. Continue reading→