Author Archives: Colin Hung

Music + Mental Health

The next HCLDR weekly chat is inspired by two events happening the same week: January 29th is Bell Let’s Talk Day. Bell Canada is one of three main communications providers here in Canada. For the past 10 years they have put the spotlight on mental health – helping to end stigma and raise awareness. On […]

Worth the Wait? Wait Times in Healthcare

A couple of weeks ago, Grace Cordovano, a regular contributor to the HCLDR community, sent out this tweet: 45 min & counting in the exam room. Staring at the blank wall. What would you change? What would you add to make this a better #PtExp? What’s missing? Please entertain me & the millions of patients […]

Getting to Work in 2020

When my friend asked me what I was going to be working on in the new year, I told him I didn’t know because I lacked 2020 vision. Ba-dum. Ba-dum. Happy New Year to the HCLDR community. I’m super excited for this upcoming year…and not just because I get to use all my “20-20” dad […]

Wrapping up the decade in Healthcare (2010-2019)

The next HCLDR chat on Tuesday December 17th, 2019 will be the last one for the year…and the decade. We will be taking a two-week break because the next two Tuesdays fall on holidays. HCLDR will return on Tuesday January 7th, 2020. Given that it’s the end of a decade, Joe and I thought it […]

Reconnecting to Joy in Work

Our Purpose Here: Reconnecting to Joy in Work in December and Every Day of the Year  Post by Madge Kaplan, Director of Communications, IHI | Host and Producer, WIHI  You don’t have to look far to find media coverage of physician burnout. With growing evidence of burnout among nurses, too, reporters, health care leaders, mental health […]

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 […]

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 […]