Monthly Archives: September 2015

Moving Toward a System of Health…Together

Blog post by Brian Castrucci Brian Castrucci is the Chief Program and Strategy Officer at the de Beaumont Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Brian spent a decade working in state and local health departments. Brian is pursuing his doctorate in public health leadership at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School […]

Boomers – Got Fit (bit)?

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.”  – (credited to, but not said by  W. Edwards Deming) Introduction If you are 50 years of age or older you are a Baby Boomer. By 2030, there will be 77 million people over the age of 65 in the U.S. alone.  The […]

Authentic Listening in Healthcare

Blog post by Joe Babaian Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood – Steven Covey Is your doctor really present during your visit? – Suzanne Koven M.D. We’ve all been there. At the bank, the grocery store, the mall, the clinic, and the hospital: We spend a few minutes explaining what we want and we get […]

Names and Labels in Healthcare

Blog post by Colin Hung Over the past several weeks on #hcldr we have tackled a number of important and “deep” subjects: Interoperability Population Health ACSO Framework on the value of cancer care Privacy Sugar and it’s impact on health and health care Since this the final holiday long weekend of the summer here in […]