Health and Fitness
April 19, 2012
Kaiser Permanente’s Jed Weissberg, MD, Featured in AHIP Videos Promoting Tools that Support Healthy Lifestyle Change
Jed Weissberg, MD, senior vice president, Hospitals, Quality and Care Delivery Excellence, is featured in three videos that demonstrate the many ways in which Kaiser Permanente supports and provides tools for healthy lifestyle change.
The three videos, which appear on the America’s Health Insurance Plans website, focus on the following areas:
- Using Web-Based Learning and Social Media to Help Patients Lose Weight
- Making Exercise a Vital Sign
- Offering Culturally Sensitive Counseling for Weight Loss
“These videos are just a snapshot of the really good work our doctors, nurses and care delivery teams are doing on a daily basis in the areas of exercise and nutritional counseling,” Dr. Weissberg said. “We’re very proud that we’re getting our members, patients and our workforce motivated and engaged in their own health by providing easy to access tools and information.”
In the videos, Dr. Weissberg highlights several of Kaiser Permanente’s healthy lifestyle initiatives, including KP Walk and Every Body Walk! Dr. Weissberg also discusses the power of social media sites and applications that assist members and patients in their efforts to reach their goals for fitness and weight loss.