Blog post by Colin Hung. With the annual #HIMSS18 conference just a few weeks away, most of the industry’s attention is turning to matters relating to technology, cyber security and the regulations around HealthIT. We thought it would be fitting, therefore, to team up with the wonderful folks at @HIMSS for a tweetchat focused on […]

Guest post by Sean Erreger @StuckonSW Mental health and addictions are becoming in the forefront of healthcare. Healthcare leaders are thinking about how they can better address mental health and addictions needs of those they serve.  Opportunities such as co-location of mental health services in primary care are slowly changing the way mental health care. […]

Blog post by Joe Babaian Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light. You’ll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today. ― Amy Leigh Mercree Talking about dementia, elder care, and the journey towards the end of life is not easy but it doesn’t have to be […]

Blog post by Colin Hung. Over the past seven years, Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk initiative has put the spotlight on mental health in Canada. Started in 2010, the Let’s Talk program has generated over $86 Million dollars for mental health research, support lines and charities. January 31st is #BellLetsTalk day and I thought it would […]

Blog post by Joe Babaian Trust in healthcare. Sounds old-school and a bit paternalistic, right? I’m definitely not talking about that kind of blind trust. Trust in healthcare – the system and the medical profession is rooted in experience, connections, and perception. Different segments of society have varying levels of trust based on socio-economic status, race, […]

Blog post by Colin Hung. Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ – Martin Luther King Jr I was in the midst of finishing the #hcldr blog I had started over the weekend and had almost finished it, when the following tweet came across my stream from Bernice A […]

Blog post by Jennifer Shine Dyer MD, MPH Here is the reality: Life-saving insulin is now difficult for most Americans with insurance to afford, the Medicare ‘doughnut hole’, increasing insulin copays, high deductibles requiring payment at full price which has increase exponentially over the past 5 years All of these are different examples of new […]