Monthly Archives: June 2018

Doctor’s Orders & Self-Determination In Healthcare

Blog post by Joe Babaian It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease than what sort of a disease a patient has. ~ William Osler We’ve been wrong about what our job is in medicine. We think our job is to ensure health and survival. But really it […]

Have We Reached Peak Patient Experience?

Blog post by Colin Hung. This week I am attending the annual Patient Experience Summit #PESummit hosted by Cleveland Clinic. The event runs from Monday June 18th to Wednesday June 20th. Many friends and members of the #hcldr community will be there, including: Jason A Wolf @jasonawolf Grace Cordovano @GraceCordovano Sunnie Southern @SunnieSouthern Michael Joseph […]

Understanding The Healthcare Life Cycle

Blog Post By Joe Babaian Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. ~ Seneca The Elder, 54 BC – 39 AD Seneca’s quote proved to be so perfect that Semisonic used it to great effect in their popular Closing Time in 1998. This prompts the question I am asking this week: in healthcare […]

Healthcare Hacks (aka workarounds) – Good, Bad or Necessary?

Blog post by Colin Hung. Last week was the inaugural Health IT Expo (#HITExpo) – an event I helped to organize along with good friends John Lynn @techguy, Shahid Shah @ShahidNShah and Brian Rosenberg @bgrosenberg1. The premise behind the event was to bring together different parts of the Health IT ecosystem to collaborate in meaningful […]