Blog post by Joe Babaian Trust in healthcare – the system and the medical profession is rooted in experience, connections, and perception. Different segments of society have varying levels of trust based on socio-economic status, race, and level of interaction with the healthcare system to name a few. You can see social determinants of health […]

Hi, I exist.     ~ Said by anyone overlooked, if they could only find their voice The best writing comes from a passion within based on things that matter to each of us, wouldn’t you agree? Often, what matters most in healthcare (life) is what is right in front of us! I’m talking now about the […]

Whenever the calendar flips to August, I get a warm glow inside…and it has nothing to do with the hot, sticky weather outside. Way back in August 2012, we held our first 30min tweetchat. In my wildest dreams I never thought we would still be here 7 years later, still going strong. As we enter […]

According to a study from The University of Texas at Austin, nearly half of Americans are skeptical of the benefits of Health information technologies — such as wearables, patient portals and mobile apps. Let that sink in for just a moment. Nearly Half. We discuss #Innovation, #DigitalHealth, #DesignThinking, #PatientExperience, #PatientCenteredCare, #HIT and other key aspects of […]

Blog post by Colin Hung Over the past several weeks, I had the opportunity to meet with several entrepreneurs who have created applications and devices to help people age in place. Some of them have brilliant solutions, others are in the “go-back-to-the-drawing-board category”. However, there was one glaring oversight by all but one of these […]

Let’s pause to think about what it means to work together. We all do it almost every day and I’d venture a guess that we all have experienced varying levels of quality in these collaborations. To formalize it a bit, let’s think of authentic collaboration. Here’s a personal story that I have just experienced that will […]

Blog post by Dr. Aviv Schachak @AvivShachak  On July 9 on #hcldr we will be hosted by Dr. Aviv Shachak, lead author of “Educational approaches for improving physicians’ use of health information technology”. Aviv is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation as well as the Faculty of Information at […]