Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Power and The Glory of Walking

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Introduction WALKING Definition:To move at a regular and fairly slow pace by lifting and setting down each foot in turn, never having both feet off the ground at once. Synonyms: stroll, saunter, amble, trudge, plod, dawdle, hike, tramp, tromp, slog, stomp, trek, march, stride, sashay, glide, troop, patrol, wander, ramble, […]

Obstacles to Innovation in Healthcare

Blog post by Colin Hung While there seems to be a great deal of both energy and discourse regarding the need for innovation in healthcare, the pace of care delivery model change would certainly not be characterized as hurried. -Roy Smythe MD @willsmythemd The opening to Dr Smythe’s post on Healthcare IT News sums it […]

Healthcare Social Media 2.0

Blog post by Colin Hung One of the first tweetchats I participated in was Healthcare Social Media Canada (#hcsmca). I quickly learned that #hcsmca was more than a hashtag, it was a vibrant online community filled with people who wanted to change Canadian Healthcare through social media. I was instantly hooked. The first person I met through #hcsmca […]

Sports and Concussions – A Love/Hate Bond

Blog Post by Bernadette Keefe MD Introduction If just 10% of the mothers in this country think that football is a dangerous sport, then that is the end of football – The NFL  The sports of American football, European football (U.S. soccer), ice hockey (a Canadian favorite), wrestling, lacrosse, and field hockey, among others, are […]

A Day In The Life

  You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one. ― John Lennon  Two Beatles references in one post? They are apropos in this case while we think of “A Day In The Life” of each of us. What […]