2014.03.06 Welcome - Transportation Techies - Center for Total Health

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Why is a health system interested in active transportation? Welcome to Transportation Techies Meetup, hosted at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health, Washington, DC USA

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2014.03.06 Welcome - Transportation Techies - Center for Total Health

  1. 1. Hi. I’m Ted. follow me! @tedeytan
  2. 2. Looking at the numbers   How much $ % US GDP Number of workers Proportion of total US workforce (145 million) % of green house gas emissions Health Care 2.7 Trillion 18% 16 million   11% 8% Food System 1.8 Trillion 13% 20 million  17% 7% Transportation 1.4 Trillion 9.8% 11 million  8% 28% Public Transportation 0.054 0.00037% Trillion 0.4 million  0.3% ? Check my work! see https://delicious.com/tedeytan/comparison for sources
  3. 3. Why. Kaiser Steel Mill, 1940’s Ad in Fontana (CA) newspaper about Kaiser Steel’s pollution abatement efforts, circa 1956. “Ordered to make it the cleanest in the United States” Source: http://kaiserpermanentehistory.org/latest/kp-working-toward-cleaner-air/; http://kaiserpermanentehistory.org/latest/kaiser-permanente-andearth-day-2010-it’s-in-our-dna/
  4. 4. Why. “Dream Grounds for a Dream Hospital” Source: http://kasierpermanentehistory.org ; Joe Bialowitz, MS, HEM, Senior Environmental Stewardship Consultant, Kaiser Permanente
  5. 5. Why. “Showcases of modern, green hospital design” Source: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130819005270/en/Mazzetti-Congratulates-Kaiser-Permanente-Opening-Westside-Medical ; http://xnet.kp.org/newscenter/pressreleases/scal/2012/011712sandiegosolar.html
  6. 6. To heal, you have to not harm 53  million  people 9  million  members   178,000  employees   37  hospitals   611  medical  office  buildings     488  other  faciliHes NHS England KP 0.8025  MtCO2e MtCO2e : Metric Tonne (ton) Carbon Dioxide Equivalent, 2012 Reporting Year Source: http://www.theclimateregistry.org/ ; http://www.sdu.nhs.uk/sd_and_the_nhs/ Permanente Medicine © 2013 The Permanente Federation, LLC 4.07  MtCO2e     (building  energy  use  &  direct  emissions)
  7. 7. Welcome Techies! “we’re here from the future” • @kptotalhealth

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