Monthly Archives: January 2018

Mental Health + Social Media

Blog post by Colin Hung. Over the past seven years, Bell Canada’s Let’s Talk initiative has put the spotlight on mental health in Canada. Started in 2010, the Let’s Talk program has generated over $86 Million dollars for mental health research, support lines and charities. January 31st is #BellLetsTalk day and I thought it would […]

Importance of Trust in Healthcare

Blog post by Joe Babaian Trust in healthcare – the system and the medical profession is rooted in experience, connections, and perception. Different segments of society have varying levels of trust based on socio-economic status, race, and level of interaction with the healthcare system to name a few. You can see social determinants of health […]

Turning words into action in 2018

Blog post by Colin Hung. Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ – Martin Luther King Jr I was in the midst of finishing the #hcldr blog I had started over the weekend and had almost finished it, when the following tweet came across my stream from Bernice A […]

Diabetes Innovation

Blog post by Jennifer Shine Dyer MD, MPH Here is the reality: Life-saving insulin is now difficult for most Americans with insurance to afford, the Medicare ‘doughnut hole’, increasing insulin copays, high deductibles requiring payment at full price which has increase exponentially over the past 5 years All of these are different examples of new […]