Monthly Archives: May 2019

Role of Patients Seen Through the Lens of The Women’s Suffrage Movement

Blog post by “e-Patient Dave” deBronkart (Introduction by Joe Babaian) Introduction We are honored this week to welcome a very special guest to #hcldr. Dave deBronkart better known as @ePatientDave is a globally recognized advocate for patients. His own healthcare journey propelled him to use his voice along with his singular passion and determination to advocate and push for […]

Veterans + PTSD

Blog post by Colin Hung This week is the Memorial Day holiday in the US – a day for remembering and honoring people who have died while serving in the Armed Forces. As we think about all the brave warriors who made the ultimate sacrifice – we cannot forget that many did not die in […]

Tough Questions About Patient Experience

Blog post by Colin Hung This week, I’ll be attending the 2019 Patient Experience Summit (Empathy + Innovation) being held in Cleveland. Watch the #PESummit hashtag for live-tweets from myself, Grace Cordovano and many others. Last year, ahead of this same conference, we discussed whether or not we had reached “Peak Patient Experience” – and […]

Does Self-Determination In Healthcare Eclipse “Doctor’s Orders”?

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 […]