Supporting Healthy Communities through Collaboration: The Healthcare Anchor Network

Supporting Healthy Communities through Collaboration: The Healthcare Anchor Network Last December, 40 health systems gathered at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health in Washington DC, to explore together how we can advance thriving, inclusive economies in the communities we…

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Health Care Topics Candidates Ought to Discuss

Dr. Robert Pearl, MD, Chairman and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group and the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, was recently interviewed by Bloomberg BNA’s Alex Ruoff about a primer on health care issues produced by the Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP), which Dr.…

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Mayor, What Will You Do To Improve My Health?

On July 19,  Smart Growth America (@SmartGrowthUSA) hosted its annual Local Leaders Council (@SGALocalLeaders),meeting at the Center for Total Health.  Attendees included influential leaders from various communities around the nation including mayors, city council members, county officials, city managers and agency heads. The event allowed these…

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Paving the Way to Active, Sensored Streets: Part 1

Our guest blogger this week is Sam Piper, Senior Planner, Alta Planning + Design (@altaplanning). Alta Planning + Design designs and implements bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure for cities and institutions. This is Part 1 of 2 blogs by Mr. Piper. A new study…

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Make Today a Little Sweeter

November is American Diabetes Month. According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes, while 86 million have pre-diabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. While there are some risk factors for diabetes that…

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