Author Archives: HCLDR

Climate Change + Children’s Health

On the next HCLDR Tweetchat we welcome special guest hosts: Children’s Healthcare Canada @ChildHealthCan and UNICEF Canada @UNICEFCanada They will be leading us in a fascinating discussion about the impact of climate change on children’s health. Lisa Wolff, Director of Policy and Research at UNICEF Canada along with Emily Gruenwoldt, President & CEO at Children’s […]

Nobody told me there’d be days like these

The following is a guest post from Dr. Lonn Myronuk – the Clinical Documentation Physician Informatics Lead at Island Health. He is also a Consulting Psychiatrist at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (since 1998), a Peer Mentor for the Practice Support Program since 2013 and a Clinical Instructor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of […]

How to fix the broken supply chain?

The following is a guest post from Anne Snowdon, PhD @DrAnneSnowdonRN and Nancy Pakieser @Pakieser They will be leading us in a discussion about healthcare’s supply chain – how broken it is and how we might fix it together. Join them on Tuesday March 15th at 8:30pm ET (for your local time click here). The […]

Transforming long-term care facilities into “Centres for living”

Blog by Dan Levitt, MSc, CHE On the next #hcldr tweetchat we welcome special guest host Dan Levitt, CEO of Kin Village in BC. He will be leading us in a discussion on a very important topic – the state of long-term care. Levitt believes that we need to transform not only the facilities themselves, […]

Driving Digital Health Literacy

On the next HCLDR tweetchat we welcome a team from Canada Health Infoway as guest hosts. Angela Jonsson and Haley Armstrong will be leading us in a discussion about digital health literacy – a prerequisite for equitable and accessible care in the future. They have written an excellent blog to help set up the chat. […]

Trust in Healthcare and the Dilemma of Shared Leadership Roles

On the next HCLDR Tweetchat on Tuesday July 13th at 8:30pm ET (for your local time click here) we welcome special guest host David Campbell, PhD @david_ethics, Ethicist for Kingston Health Sciences Centre. He will be leading us in an exploration of how shared corporate leadership roles can pose ethical challenges in the form of […]

Developing and Deploying Clinical Practice Guidelines

Next week, we are teaming up with the Canadian College of Healthcare Leaders @CCHL_CCLS on a tweetchat that will explore clinical practice guidelines in a pandemic. There are two aspects that we plan to discuss. First, we will be discussing clinical practice guidelines themselves. What are these? According to the American Academy of Family Physicians […]

Reclaiming the Space Between Visits

As we know, much of health and indeed healthcare happens outside the four walls of your physician office or hospital. It happens at home, while you are walking in the park, or in line at the grocery store (6ft apart of course). The space between visits is our time…but how to do we reclaim it? […]

Developing educational programs to deliver precision medicine in Canada

Next week on HCLDR we welcome another set of guest hosts from Canada – the Canadian College of Healthcare Leaders @CCHL_CCLS and David Anderson, PhD @DaveAnd75644259 They will lead us in a discussion on the topic of precision medicine – specifically how it can be better incorporated into medical education and healthcare in general. Please […]

Imagine what Nightingale might have achieved with an EHR

We are honored this week to have 4 guest authors and guest hosts for the next HCLDR: Peggy White, RN, BA, MN @_HOBIC Tracie Risling, RN, BA, BSN, MN, PhD @traciewashere Lynn Nagle PhD, RN, FAAN @LMNagle Glynda Rees, RN, BSN, MN @healthedtech Together they are bringing attention to and honoring nurses. Tuesday May 12, […]