Kaiser Permanente News Center Podcasts — 2009
Kaiser Permanente podcasts present the latest health and health research news in MP3 format, suitable for playing on your computer or downloading to your portable music device. Previous topics have included Kaiser Permanente HealthConnect®, Kaiser Permanente’s electronic health record; childhood obesity; colon cancer; health care reform, and Kaiser Permanente’s farmers’ market program.
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|12/8/09||Phil Fasano Discusses Kaiser Permanete HealthConnect® and the Role Technology Plays in Care Delivery
Kaiser Permanente has the largest civilian electronic health record in the world. Fasano talks in this podcast about how he and his team deliver the technology vision that supports the services Kaiser Permanente provides to its members and patients.
|11/24/09||Doug Bonacum Takes a Look at Patient Safety a Decade After the Report “To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System”
Doug Bonacum, Kaiser Permanente’s vice president of Safety Management, discusses the current state of patient safety at Kaiser Permanente and across the health care industry, as well as what else can be done to ensure a safer health system in the future.
|10/1/09||Kaiser Permanente’s Award-Winning Domestic Violence Prevention Program Highlighted in Podcast
October is National Domestic Violence Prevention Month. To help bring attention to this, the clinical leader of Kaiser Permanente’s award-winning domestic violence prevention program discussed the issue in this podcast.
Podcast Outlines Kaiser Permanente’s Focus on Reducing the Use of Potentially Harmful Chemicals
Kathy Gerwig, vice president and environmental stewardship officer for Kaiser Permanente, discussed the organization’s efforts to curb its environmental impact by using safer chemicals during an interview with an internationally syndicated radio show, “A World of Possibilities.” The program, syndicated by the WFMT Radio Network, seeks to spark global conversations about essential issues by examining a specific issue with leading analysts. Gerwig was part of a one-hour program that also featured speakers from the Environmental Health Fund, the Connecticut Coalition for Environmental Justice and the Learning Disabilities Association.
|2/19/09||Podcast Features News from the Sidney R. Garfield Health Care Innovation Center
Thousands of health care professionals have tested and refined cutting-edge health care practices at Kaiser Permanente’s Garfield Center, a living laboratory in which human-centered design ideas are developed and testing in a safe, mocked-up clinical environment. Jennifer Ruzek Liebermann, the Garfield Center's director, talks about some of those innovations in this podcast.
|1/14/09||Charles Kenney Talks About Quality, Kaiser Permanente, and His Book, ‘The Best Practice’
Kenney talks about Kaiser Permanente’s role in his new best-selling book about the quality movement in health care. Kenney devoted an entire chapter to “Kaiser Permanente and the Future of Health Care”; find out why in this podcast.