Author Archives: Colin Hung

Hype in Healthcare Marketing & PR

Blog post by Colin Hung. The fifth annual Healthcare IT Marketing & PR Conference (#HITMC) starts on April 4th in New Orleans – the day after our next #hcldr chat. To help kick off the conference I thought it would be interesting to invite the #HITMC community to our next #hcldr chat for a discussion on […]

Conferences + Social Media

Blog post by Colin Hung. The annual #HIMSS18 conference is now just a week away…and it is full-on HIMSSanity for me as I prepare for the big event. For the first time in 12 years, I do not have a booth to manage. I’m completely free to roam the exhibit hall and attend sessions. Paradoxically, […]

#HIMSS18 – What, Where and How HealthIT can impact healthcare

Blog post by Colin Hung. With the annual #HIMSS18 conference just a few weeks away, most of the industry’s attention is turning to matters relating to technology, cyber security and the regulations around HealthIT. We thought it would be fitting, therefore, to team up with the wonderful folks at @HIMSS for a tweetchat focused on […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Year That Was 2017

Blog post by Colin Hung. Wow. I can’t believe it’s the end of 2017. Was it just me or did this year fly by as fast as an #hcldr tweetchat? I swear I was just toasting the arrival of the year just yesterday. Given that this week’s chat will be the last one for 2017…and […]

Avoiding Digital Health Snake Oil

Blog post by Colin Hung. At the recent #TopOfMind2018 conference, Amy Edgar, APRN, CRNP posed a tough question to one of the presenters “How do we prevent digital health from becoming the next snake oil”. It stunned the room into silence and for the rest of the day, Amy’s question was frequently referenced. I thought […]