This Week in Total Health: An International Affair

By | Center for Total Health | No Comments

This week, the Center for Total Health was honored to host a delegation from the National Health Service of the United Kingdom, led by Lord David Prior. Lord Prior has been the Minister for NHS Productivity since May 2015.

Lord Prior of Brampton, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for NHS Productivity, visits the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health and physicians from the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group

Lord Prior of Brampton, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for NHS Productivity, visits the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health and physicians from the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group

Click here to see all the photos from this week.

British Secretary of State for Health Visits DC, Tours Center for Total Health

By | Center for Total Health, Photos | No Comments

8951442950_f1c5b5e765_z

Jeremy Hunt, the British secretary of state for health, and Dr. Mark Davies, director of clinical and public assurance at the Health & Social Care Information Centre, visited the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health for a tour given by Bernadette Loftus, MD, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, Kim Horn, president, Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States region, and Kaiser Permanente Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Philip Fasano.  The visit was coordinated by Kaiser Permanente International. We’ve included here a few photos highlighting their tour of the Center’s interactive exhibits.

Dr. Davies and Secretary Hunt check out one of the mobile alcove exhibits.

Dr. Davies and Secretary Hunt check out a portable ultrasound in one of the technology alcove exhibits.

Secretary Hunt and Dr. Davies watch the interactive demos for  My Health Manager (Kaiser Permanente's personal health record portal) and KP HealthConnect (its EHR system).

Secretary Hunt and Dr. Davies watch the interactive demos for My Health Manager (Kaiser Permanente’s personal health record portal) and KP HealthConnect (its EHR system).

Secretary Hunt tries out KP mobile at the mobile health technology alcove exhibit.

Secretary Hunt tries out the KP Mobile demo at the mobile health technology alcove exhibit.

KP International's Joy Lewis and Dr. Davies test drive the My Health Manager app at the mobile health alcove.

KP International’s Joy Lewis and Dr. Davies test drive the My Health Manager app at the mobile health alcove.

Secretary Hunt watches a video of a patient's personal story on the Total Health in Action exhibit.

Secretary Hunt watches a video of a patient’s personal story on the Total Health in Action exhibit.

Secretary Hunt speaks with the group in front of the Center's Every Body Walk wall.

Secretary Hunt speaks with the group in front of the center’s Every Body Walk! wall.

For more on Kaiser Permanente International and the work they do to share KP’s knowledge and experience with governments, health plans, health care providers and other global organizations, check out the website here.