Author Archives: Colin Hung

How observing a clinical process improved the management perspectives of non-clinical staff

Blog by M. Heenan, Lead Author Healthcare Management Forum 2019, Vol. 32(5) 1-5 On September 17th, #hcldr we will be hosting Mike Heenan, lead author of “So that is how it works? How observing a clinical process improved the management perspectives of non-clinical staff”. A non-clinician, Mike is an experienced healthcare executive as well as […]

Implications of Physician & Nurse Shortage

Blog post by Colin Hung According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the United States will see a shortage of up to 122,000 physicians by 2032 as demand outstrips supply. The situation is similar for nurses. The American Nurses Association (ANA), predicts that there will be 100,000 more positions available than registered nurses […]

HCLDR – Chat. Community. Action.

Whenever the calendar flips to August, I get a warm glow inside…and it has nothing to do with the hot, sticky weather outside. Way back in August 2012, we held our first 30min tweetchat. In my wildest dreams I never thought we would still be here 7 years later, still going strong. As we enter […]

Technology + Aging in Place

Blog post by Colin Hung Over the past several weeks, I had the opportunity to meet with several entrepreneurs who have created applications and devices to help people age in place. Some of them have brilliant solutions, others are in the “go-back-to-the-drawing-board category”. However, there was one glaring oversight by all but one of these […]

How do we change the way we educate physicians to better use health information technology?

Blog post by Dr. Aviv Schachak @AvivShachak  On July 9 on #hcldr we will be hosted by Dr. Aviv Shachak, lead author of “Educational approaches for improving physicians’ use of health information technology”. Aviv is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation as well as the Faculty of Information at […]

Foreign Impact on Healthcare

Blog post by Colin Hung This past week there were two stories that captured my attention. One involved China and the US, the other Canada and the US. Given that the next #hcldr chat falls between Canada Day and US Independence Day, I thought it would be fun to explore them with the community. US […]

Healthcare Social Media 2019

Blog post by Colin Hung This week on #hcldr we are going to revisit an always-popular chat topic – social media. Using social media to connect, stay informed and find professional opportunities is second nature to members of the #hcldr and other online communities (#pinksocks, #HITSM, #bcsm, #HITMC, etc). We have all drank the proverbial […]