Next week is Digital Health Week in Canada. To help celebrate this event, HCLDR is teaming up with Canada Health Infoway for the next #hcldr weekly chat. The following is a guest post by Rashaad Bhyat @DrRBhyat and Katie Bryski @Brysk_ When it comes to health, little things can catch us by surprise. During a […]

Blog by Joe Babaian For True Innovation, Don’t Rely On Your Own Ideas. This is an interesting take from Daniel Terdiman of Fast Company. How often do we consider innovation, both disruptive and incremental, as the life-blood of our journey? This week many are gathering at @ExponentialMed in California looking to reshape health and medicine’s future. This is […]

One of the hardest challenges as a leader is recognizing and addressing team apathy. There is almost nothing worse for productivity than people who no longer caring about their peers, the organization or the quality of their work. Overt apathy is easy to spot, but at work, most prefer to avoid direct confrontation and as […]

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) annual conference in New Orleans (MGMA19AC). I love this event as it gives me a rare opportunity to learn what’s on the minds of physician practices around the country. It was clear this year that the wave of consolidation of physician practices is […]

 Blog post by Joe Babaian “How did it get so late so soon?” ― Dr. Seuss We find ourselves expecting things fast – Amazon Prime was known for two-day delivery a short time ago. Then it was next-day delivery. Now in major markets like Houston, I can receive most items the same day. Who doesn’t want it […]

Blog by Joe Babaian “It doesn’t take an instant more, or cost a penny more, to be empathetic than it does to be indifferent.” – Brian Lee. Let’s talk and think about #empathy and its value – both in terms of its subjective value and its return on (emotional) investment. The quote I selected for the lede […]

I recently had the opportunity to attend the Annual Thought-Leadership on Access Symposium (ATLAS) [you can read more about my observations at the conference here]. During one of the panel discussions, Kate Walsh, President & CEO of Boston Medical Center (BMC) asked this thought-provoking question: Where does the hospital end and the community begin? Her […]