Blog post by Colin Hung This is one of my favorite times of the year. September is when the kids go back to school, the air turns crisp and TV shows debut/return. Yes, that’s right, I am old school – I still watch cable TV, but I do timeshift everything and stream a lot of […]

Blog by Geri Lynn Baumblatt and Pete Wendel Caregiving is a healthcare issue that tends to fly below the radar but is now impacting more people as our U.S. population age shifts steadily upward. Roughly 10,000 baby boomers have been turning 65 daily since 2011 and about 10,000 more will turn 65 every day for […]

Blog post by Colin Hung August 2018 marked the 6th anniversary of HCLDR. When we started, I never thought it would become the community it is today. I thought HCLDR would be a bunch of friends who would get together for a couple of years to talk about healthcare and after that it would peter […]

Blog post by Nick van Terheyden, MD Last week I attended Blackhat and DefCon two of the biggest security conferences – the latter of these attended by a wide range of security people from both sides of the fence. While they are not healthcare focused there were many presentations centered on healthcare ranging from: Remote […]

We are really excited for this week’s HCLDR chat. We welcome back a past host – Dr. Minerva Romero Arenas @minervies and the fantastic team from the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS). Dr. Arenas last hosted HCLDR in 2014 when we discussed the growing diversity in healthcare. A lot has happened since 2014. We are dealing […]

Blog post by Colin Hung. Over the past few weeks I have had numerous discussions with healthcare entrepreneurs who are building products that are designed to automate processes that were once human-powered. These were all fascinating discussion, but it got me thinking about automation vs human touch in healthcare. Specifically, I wonder if there are […]

Blog Post by Joe Babaian This time of year is often referred to as the dog days summer. I can’t say if that applies universally, but here in southeast Texas, the moniker is apt! I am watching many of our #hcldr friends and peers working tirelessly and not slowing down, even during these traditionally hot, […]