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

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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.

 

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