Blog post by Colin Hung There is a saying and a hashtag that is making the rounds in our office: #GSD aka Get Stuff Done (admittedly some use an expletive in that short-from). It has become the mantra of people within our organization who want to get things done despite the challenges in their way. […]

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. ~ Robert Frost Not a week goes by that the healthcare community doesn’t surprise me, teach me, share with me, and amaze me. All of the great folks we know face-to-face, on Twitter, #hcldr, LinkedIn, and everything in between are […]

Blog post by Colin Hung This weekend is Thanksgiving in Canada. Although we Canadians don’t celebrate in as grand a fashion as our American friends (there is no Black Friday or post-dinner football), it is still a time of feasting, friends and family. It is one of my favourite times of the year. Normally for […]

During this busy season of school, conferences, and more for everyone involved in healthcare, I 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 […]

This week on #hcldr we welcome special guest host – Sarah Greene @ResearchMatters. Sarah is an active participant in the #hcldr community and has some amazing insights into a variety of healthcare issues. She has chosen a fascinating topic for this week’s discussion – communication errors in healthcare. Blog post by Sarah Greene Good intentions […]

Blog post by “e-Patient Dave” deBronkart (Introduction by Colin Hung) Introduction We are very honored this week to welcome a very special guest on #hcldr. Dave deBronkart aka @ePatientDave is a globally recognized advocate for patients. His own medical experience propelled him use his voice, his passion and his determination to spur change in the way […]

Blog post by Colin Hung This week, I am traveling to attend the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (SHSMD) conference in the lovely city of Chicago – #SHSMD16. The conference starts on Sunday September 11th and runs until Wednesday September 14th. I will be live tweeting from the event using the #SHSMD16 hashtag. […]