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Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

We invite you to join the conversation. Together, we can explore solutions that improve health. Along the way, we hope you’ll be inspired to improve your own health through walking.

Located near Union Station in Washington, D.C., the center is a unique educational venue. With interactive touchscreen exhibits, state-of-the-art health technology displays, and a conference center, the Center for Total Health contains many unique activities that provide a memorable experience for visitors interested in their health, their families’ health, and the health of the community.

It is a place to foster the development of new propositions, conversations and questions that will shape concepts about health for years to come.


What is Total Health?

An interactive learning destination in Washington D.C. for the public, policymakers and the health care industry, the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health demonstrates what Kaiser Permanente and others have done and are doing to advance health care in the United States.

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Reducing Health Disparities in Hypertension Care for African Americans

Michelle, 55, an African American Kaiser Permanente member in Southern California, was disheartened when she learned that she had high blood pressure. But her outlook changed with the encouragement of...

Total Health Questionnaire: Marilyn Chow

Marilyn Chow, RN, PhD, FAAN is Kaiser Permanente’s vice president of National Patient Care Services and Innovation. Q: In a few words, what does Total Health mean to you? A: Inner peace and integrated...

Total Health, Thriving Economies, Community Health: The Connection

In cased you haven’t noticed, “total health” is a term we like to use a lot around here. It’s meant to encompass all the aspects of living that impact a...

When it Comes to Health Care, What Matters Most to Consumers?

Anyone who has had to choose a health insurance plan knows how confusing the process can be, even with the help of a friendly human resources professional. For the millions...