Monthly Archives: July 2016

Appearance, Individuality & Expected Norms in Healthcare

Blog post by Colin Hung Last week I stumbled on a story about a nurse, Mary Walls Penney, who was shamed by a cashier for her rainbow colored hairstyle. Penney wrote about the encounter on her Facebook page. The final paragraph of her post was particularly interesting: I can’t recall a time that my hair […]

Making the Difference

  I had a wonky and interesting blog for this week all planned. You know, when your writing/ideas flow, things click, and you just can’t wait to share with your community of peers. The best-laid plans of mice and men….. @Colin_Hung and I often chat about what really matters in Healthcare and what is being […]

Pokémon Go for Better Health?

Unless you have been really out of touch, the US and Canada plus much of the world is engaged in a full-out Pokémon hunt. From Squirtle to Doduo to the elusive Pikachu, the search is on! Once you see the crowds out in public, digital device in hand, walking together and talking together, enjoying themselves […]

Healthcare Price Transparency – Not there yet.

Blog post by Colin Hung Last month I had the opportunity to attend the annual conference of the Healthcare Financial Management Association – HFMA16. I must admit, I was pretty biased before heading to the conference. I had a preconceived notion that the conference would be focused exclusively on the challenges of revenue cycle management […]

Snake Oil or Fear in #DigitalHealth

By now, we have all heard, discussed, and thought a lot about AMA CEO Madara’s speech on June 11, 2016 to the AMA Annual Meeting on #DigitalHealth challenges and opportunities facing medicine – “AMA CEO Madara Outlines Digital Challenges, Opportunities Facing Medicine” The response was, as we here at #hcldr and our #DigitalHealth communities expected, […]