Blog post by Justin Smith MD. Introduction by Colin Hung. This week on #hcldr we have yet another amazing guest host – Justin Smith MD @TheDocSmitty. Dr. Smith is a pediatrician, the Medical Advisor for Digital Health and the Director of Primary Care Innovation for Cook Children’s in Fort Worth, Texas. He has an active […]

Blog post by Pat Rich and Trish Paton. Introduction by Colin Hung. This week on #hcldr we’re excited to welcome Pat Rich @pat_health and Trish Paton @trishpaton as guest hosts. Pat and Trish are longtime #hcldr contributors, fellow #hcsmca collaborators and solid Canadian friends. They have chosen a topic that is near and dear to […]

Blog post by Colin Hung. Last week I wrote a blog to encourage the members of #hcldr, #HITsm, #HITMC and various online communities to donate to the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. In that blog were links to several different charities. Some were mega-organizations like the Red Cross while others were smaller and more local like […]

Over the past week the news and social media has been dominated by stories of hurricane Harvey that slammed into southern Texas and Louisiana. High winds and storm surges hit the coastal areas hard, but the real devastation was caused by the heavy rain that blanketed the area for 5 days. Over 50-inches (approximately 135cm) […]

Blog post by Pam Ressler and Pippa Shulman. Introduction by Colin Hung. Every year Dr Larry Chu and the great folks at Standford Medicine host the fantastic MedicineX conference (MedX) where patients, industry insiders, technologists and future-thinkers gather to listen/discuss healthcare. I had the pleasure of attending in 2015. The sessions at MedX are very much […]

Blog post by American Association for Physician Leadership. Introduction by Colin Hung. This week on #HCLDR we are very excited and honored to collaborate with the American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL). Since 1975, the AAPL (formerly the ACPE – American College of Physician Executives) has been helping physicians develop the necessary leadership skills to […]

Blog by Colin Hung I recently returned from a two-week family vacation on the east coast of Halifax. It was an amazing trip and I actually managed to unplug for almost the entire time. I didn’t check Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or my email. Instead of catching up online at night, we watched movies. One of […]