Monthly Archives: March 2013

Next #HCLDR Chat will be on April 2, 2013

This Tuesday Colin and I have decided to postpone Healthcare Leadership Tweet Chat. A number of our community members will be gathering with their families this week and celebrating important traditions and religious expressions of their faith. I often say we are better together so we will look forward to next Tuesday April 2, 2013 when […]

#HCLDR Chat – March 19 2013 – Challenging the fear of HealthIT

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending the annual HIMSS conference (aka HIMSS13)  – the yearly mega-gathering of everyone involved or interested in Healthcare Information Technology (#HealthIT). I’m still buzzing from HIMSS13 so I thought it would be nice to discuss the challenges and benefits of Healthcare IT on this weeks’ […]

#HCLDR CHAT – MAR 12 2013 – Alex Blum

This week, Mr. Alex Blum, an active #HCLDR community member, will join us as our guest for Healthcare Leadership Tweet Chat. Alex served in Panama as a Peace Corps Volunteer with the Indigenous Ngobe Tribe. A fluent Ngobe speaker, Alex worked extensively with The Floating Doctors, a medical non-profit in the region, translating from Ngobe […]

What is a Quote Tweet

Our topic for Healthcare Leaders this week is conference tweeting. I believe some of the most valuable conference tweeting occurs when you can capture a quote from the speaker. It’s not easy to capture a quote from a speaker because you have to type and capture the quote really quickly, listen intently and then figure […]

#HCLDR CHAT – MAR 6 2013 – Conference Tweeting

“The Sound of typing is the new applause.” – Michael Palko (@mpalko) Two years ago I moderated the #HPM Hospice and Palliative Medicine Tweet Chat. The visual transcript below gives us a clear indication how far we have come in such a short period of time health care and social media. It’s also clear that […]