Monthly Archives: September 2014
Patient Experience and Patient Engagement – Is one more important?
Blog post by Colin Hung This past week I had the good fortune to attend Day 1 of the National Forum on Patient Experience for Healthcare (#px14) here in Toronto. Now in its second year, this event is an opportunity to hear about innovation and best practices in patient experience from healthcare organizations, government agencies […]
Falls & The Elderly – Just Not Sexy Enough?
Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Two weeks ago, a $1 Million prize was announced in San Francisco Bay area: The Palo Alto Longevity Prize. Palo Alto Investors and guru Yoon Jun will award the money in batches to those researchers able to restore to youthful parameters certain physical functions in elderly animals. The group […]
Jumping Into The Future: How Can We Accelerate Technology Adoption in Healthcare?
Blog post by Joe Babaian The best way to predict the future is to invent it. – Alan Kay, Turing Award Winner We find ourselves navigating an era of rapidly advancing new technology in healthcare. As part of the worldwide healthcare community, we wonder how we’re going to know which technology matters, which is just […]
Designing a Patient Friendly Conference
Blog post by Colin Hung Over the past 3 days I have been actively following the Stanford Medicine X conference (#MedX) through Twitter and via the live feed of the plenary sessions. I have never been to #MedX (I’m hoping to go next year) but from what I have seen and from what many others […]