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. […]

It’s Thanksgiving week in the US – time for turkey, football, family and friends. As is tradition on HCLDR, we are helping to celebrate this holiday by having our annual chat where we say “Thanks” and reflect on the past year. Given that we are nearing the end of a decade, I thought it would […]

Blog by Joe Babaian The concept of “Medicare For All” has again come to the forefront with the upcoming 2020 elections. The issue hinges on both cost and the nature of healthcare as a right versus a privilege. It’s a provocative question to be sure – I am looking forward to hearing your views! Of course, […]

Next week is Digital Health Week in Canada. To help celebrate this event, HCLDR is teaming up with Canada Health Infoway for the next #hcldr weekly chat. The following is a guest post by Rashaad Bhyat @DrRBhyat and Katie Bryski @Brysk_ When it comes to health, little things can catch us by surprise. During a […]

Blog by Joe Babaian For True Innovation, Don’t Rely On Your Own Ideas. This is an interesting take from Daniel Terdiman of Fast Company. How often do we consider innovation, both disruptive and incremental, as the life-blood of our journey? This week many are gathering at @ExponentialMed in California looking to reshape health and medicine’s future. This is […]

One of the hardest challenges as a leader is recognizing and addressing team apathy. There is almost nothing worse for productivity than people who no longer caring about their peers, the organization or the quality of their work. Overt apathy is easy to spot, but at work, most prefer to avoid direct confrontation and as […]