Blog post by Colin Hung On Wednesday February 25th 2015 in Toronto, #hcldr is teaming up with 2 other online communities – Healthcare Social Media Canada (#hcsmca) and Evening Rounds (#eRounds) – for a healthcare community meetup (#hccmty). More details can be found here: http://hccmty.eventbrite.ca For those of you not in Toronto who would like […]

Blog post by AJ Montpetit Fostering innovation is a primary focus for most organizations but especially those in healthcare. One of the best sources for new healthcare innovations is front-line staff – the proverbial boots-on-the-ground employees. However, in order to tap into their creativity, organizations need to find ways to provide employees with “thinking time” […]

Blog by Bryan Vartabedian MD. [Introduction by Colin Hung.] This week on #hcldr we are excited to have a healthcare social media star as a guest – Bryan Vartabedian, MD (aka @Doctor_V). Dr. Vartabedian is considered one of health care’s influential voices on social technology and medicine. He has served as a consultant to a […]

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD A person skilled in the art of questioning is a person who can prevent questions from being suppressed by the dominant opinion. – Hanz-Georg Gademer It was just after New Years 2015 when an an article by Warren Berger entitled “Forget Resolutions, Whatʼs Your Beautiful Question” caught my eye. In it […]

Blog post by Dominick L. Frosch, Patient Care Fellow, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation How do we shift norms and create a culture where patient and family engagement is the rule, not the exception? What are the ways in which legislation, regulations, and policy changes come into play? The impetus for developing a Roadmap for […]

Blog post by Joe Babaian In 2014, the #hcldr tag was used over 148K times with an average of 17 tweets every hour, of every day, all year – ultimately reaching – potentially – 825M views (Data Here). What does this data mean to you? Well it certainly gives an overview of what #hcldr is […]

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Listening to the world around us, its people and nature, educates us about our world and allows for meaningful conversation. Without the ability to listen, we are unable to sustain relationships and learn. Likewise we place ourselves out of range of others: unable to provide help, to answer needs. For many reasons, […]

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