Monthly Archives: May 2016

Health Literacy – Still Not Feeling It?

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Health Literacy – It’s still not catching on. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines health literacy as “The degree to which an individual has the capacity to obtain, communicate, process and understand basic health information and services to make appropriate health decisions”. As a believer in […]

End of Life: An Experience Re-Design

Blog post by Stacey Tinianov. Stacey, @coffeemommy is a community engagement consultant and on the Advisory Panel for the OpenIDEO Challenge “Re-Imagine the End-of-Life Experience.” Each of our lives is a story. Let’s re-imagine how we prepare for, share and live through the final chapter. Death is not an opt-in or an opt-out proposition. Whether you believe in an […]

Healthcare Social Movement – Impact and Necessity

Blog post by Colin Hung This week I have the privilege and honor of attending my second Cinderblocks event in Grantsville MD. #Cinderblocks3 is organized by Regina Holliday @ReginaHolliday – the amazingly talented ball of energy who not only started #TheWalkingGallery, but also advocates nationally for patients to be included in healthcare and locally for […]

Nursing – Knowledge, Distribution & Innovation

Blog post by Colin Hung This week on #hcldr we are honoured to have a few special guests from the Canadian College of Healthcare Leaders @CCHL_CCLS: Alexandra Harris, RN, CHE, MN/MHSc, PhD(c), University of Toronto – @AlexHarrisRN Sandy Wilson, RN, BSc, Team Manager, WRHA Home Care Program – @WRHASandy Kathleen Klaasen, RN, MN, GNC(c), Clinical […]