Monthly Archives: February 2023

Recognizing Zebras: A Rare Disease Day Discussion

The last day in February is Rare Disease Day and in honor of that day, the next HCLDR tweetchat will be about rare disease. Join us at 8:30pm ET.

Making Choices 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 […]

Love + Healthcare

Since the next #HCLDR weekly tweetchat falls on February 14th, it seems natural to discuss the role of love + relationships + connection in healthcare. Join us at 8:30pm ET (for your local time click here) on Valentine’s Day when we will discuss the following questions: According to the Beatles, all we need is love. […]

Patients and Conferences

This past week, I was in Las Vegas hosting the 2023 Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference (HITMC23). It was a successful event, but we could have done more for the patients who spoke. We missed an opportunity to highlight them and to involve them in the planning process. As an organizer I should have known […]