Blog by Isabel Jordan @seastarbatita. Introduction by Joe Babaian. Healthcare is both personal and global, both technological and bitingly human – above all, these features are not mutually exclusive. The peers, mentors, and friends you engage with on #hcldr each week cover the entire breadth and depth of healthcare – everyone has a voice, a mission, […]

  Today we find healthcare continuing to be top of mind – locally, nationally, and internationally. From political football to patient needs, we cannot ignore the need for active innovation and wise management. This week, the major Health IT conference, #HIMSS17 is in full swing over in Orlando. What a show! With the IT theme […]

Blog post by Lygeia Ricciardi (Introduction by Joe Babaian) We are pleased to share this important follow-up to the recent thought-provoking blog written by @Lygeia – a 2017 HIMSS Social Media Ambassador. Lygeia’s well-received #HCLDR tweetchat from January 31st, 2017 has been resonating for the past two weeks. The follow-up topic is A Call to Action: Digital Health, Reform, & […]

Blog by Dr. Liam Farrell @drlfarrell. Introduction by Colin Hung. Healthcare is full of personal stories. Often these stories are shared during the “quiet times” – when nurses are taking a break over a meal, physicians are grabbing coffee together, families are sitting with loved ones in their rooms or between sessions at healthcare conferences. […]

Blog post by Lygeia Ricciardi (Introduction by Colin Hung) I am humbled and honoured to have been selected as one of 20 Social Media Ambassadors for the upcoming #HIMSS17 conference taking place February 19-23 in Orlando Florida. If you are attending #HIMSS17, I look forward to meeting you at the #HCLDR & #HITsm meetup that is planned for […]

By now most everyone agrees that 2017 is presenting a wealth of opportunity to work with a changing environment – especially in healthcare. Citizen voices and political representatives are telling us that change is needed. With so much time being spent on the policy and nuts-and-bolts of healthcare, we’re reminded not to ignore mental health […]

Blog post by Colin Hung This week marks the beginning of very interesting time in world politics. Regardless of whether you support Mr. Trump or not, there can be no doubt that his Presidency will usher in a time of tremendous change. I don’t believe anyone can predict what will happen in the next four […]