The next HCLDR weekly chat is inspired by two events happening the same week: January 29th is Bell Let’s Talk Day. Bell Canada is one of three main communications providers here in Canada. For the past 10 years they have put the spotlight on mental health – helping to end stigma and raise awareness. On […]

A couple of weeks ago, Grace Cordovano, a regular contributor to the HCLDR community, sent out this tweet: 45 min & counting in the exam room. Staring at the blank wall. What would you change? What would you add to make this a better #PtExp? What’s missing? Please entertain me & the millions of patients […]

Blog Post by Joe Babaian Does intent matter in the world of authentic communication? Today, as every day, I am inspired and encouraged by the depth of community collaboration and growth here at #hcldr and our extended communities – great folks in such a wide and diverse group! This got me thinking about communication versus […]

When my friend asked me what I was going to be working on in the new year, I told him I didn’t know because I lacked 2020 vision. Ba-dum. Ba-dum. Happy New Year to the HCLDR community. I’m super excited for this upcoming year…and not just because I get to use all my “20-20” dad […]

The next HCLDR chat on Tuesday December 17th, 2019 will be the last one for the year…and the decade. We will be taking a two-week break because the next two Tuesdays fall on holidays. HCLDR will return on Tuesday January 7th, 2020. Given that it’s the end of a decade, Joe and I thought it […]

Our Purpose Here: Reconnecting to Joy in Work in December and Every Day of the Year  Post by Madge Kaplan, Director of Communications, IHI | Host and Producer, WIHI  You don’t have to look far to find media coverage of physician burnout. With growing evidence of burnout among nurses, too, reporters, health care leaders, mental health […]

Blog by Joe Babaian The illusion of choice is the greatest magic trick ever performed. ― Ziad K. Abdelnour Free will and the meaning of choice have been a philosophical discussion since the beginning of spoken language. I’d like to focus on something a bit less esoteric – choice or the illusion of choice in healthcare. […]