Blog post by Jared Jeffery at KLAS Research In the face of an increasingly expensive, digital, and consumer-focused healthcare landscape, the discussion of funding impacts more and more of the future of healthcare. Over the last 20 years, the US has shifted from a manufacturing-based economy to a healthcare-based economy. The BLS reports that as […]

This week HCLDR joins a global discussion on the topic of death, dying and the end-of-life (EOL). On November 28th, 2018 our friends in the #IrishMed (Ireland and UK) community discussed “The Value of Death”. You can see a transcript here. Then on December 1st, 2018 our friends in the #HealthXPh (Philippines) community discussed “The […]

The Center for Connect Medicine’s Top of Mind for Top Health Systems 2019 research illuminates industry optimism for telehealth. Blog via The Center for Connected Medicine The Center for Connected Medicine conducted research with the Health Management Academy to uncover insights from health systems on IT priorities for the year ahead. The Top of Mind […]

Blog post by Colin Hung. In past years, the HCLDR chat that has fallen right before the Thanksgiving holiday in the US has been on the topic of giving thanks. This year, I thought we do something a little different, yet still centered on a Thanksgiving theme. When US Thanksgiving rolls around, I find myself […]

Next week is Digital Health Week in Canada (November 12-18) and #hcldr is going to be joining in the activities by having a discussion about #DigitalHealth on Tuesday November 13th at 8:30pm ET (for your local time click here). We have special guest hosts from Canada Health Infoway, who have written the following blog to […]

Blog by Joe Babaian In healthcare, the use of inter-industry comparisons has continued to increase. Some debate exists when it comes to the applicability of many of these comparisons – no doubt about that. One term of the art that’s used in telecommunications is the Last Mile. This refers to the physical connection between the telecom […]

Blog post by Colin Hung. Since the next HCLDR chat falls on the night before Halloween, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about the parts of healthcare that scare us – as patients, as clinicians, as administrators and as people who work in the industry. Who doesn’t like a good scare on Halloween? […]