Monthly Archives: November 2019

Thankful for…[insert answer here]…

It’s Thanksgiving week in the US – time for turkey, football, family and friends. As is tradition on HCLDR, we are helping to celebrate this holiday by having our annual chat where we say “Thanks” and reflect on the past year. Given that we are nearing the end of a decade, I thought it would […]

Access To Healthcare: Choices

Blog by Joe Babaian The concept of “Medicare For All” has again come to the forefront with the upcoming 2020 elections. The issue hinges on both cost and the nature of healthcare as a right versus a privilege. It’s a provocative question to be sure – I am looking forward to hearing your views! Of course, […]

The Right Data, the Right Decisions: Why Patients Need Access to Their Health Information

Next week is Digital Health Week in Canada. To help celebrate this event, HCLDR is teaming up with Canada Health Infoway for the next #hcldr weekly chat. The following is a guest post by Rashaad Bhyat @DrRBhyat and Katie Bryski @Brysk_ When it comes to health, little things can catch us by surprise. During a […]

Innovation’s Challenge In Healthcare

Blog by Joe Babaian For True Innovation, Don’t Rely On Your Own Ideas. This is an interesting take from Daniel Terdiman of Fast Company. How often do we consider innovation, both disruptive and incremental, as the life-blood of our journey? This week many are gathering at @ExponentialMed in California looking to reshape health and medicine’s future. This is […]