Author Archives: #HCLDR Moderator

Follow the Money – The Intersection of Healthcare and Investing

Blog post by Jared Jeffery at KLAS Research In the face of an increasingly expensive, digital, and consumer-focused healthcare landscape, the discussion of funding impacts more and more of the future of healthcare. Over the last 20 years, the US has shifted from a manufacturing-based economy to a healthcare-based economy. The BLS reports that as […]

Having the Conversation – Death, Dying & Advance Directives

This week HCLDR joins a global discussion on the topic of death, dying and the end-of-life (EOL). On November 28th, 2018 our friends in the #IrishMed (Ireland and UK) community discussed “The Value of Death”. You can see a transcript here. Then on December 1st, 2018 our friends in the #HealthXPh (Philippines) community discussed “The […]

Has Telehealth’s Time Finally Arrived?

The Center for Connect Medicine’s Top of Mind for Top Health Systems 2019 research illuminates industry optimism for telehealth. Blog via The Center for Connected Medicine The Center for Connected Medicine conducted research with the Health Management Academy to uncover insights from health systems on IT priorities for the year ahead. The Top of Mind […]

Healthcare Pioneers

Blog post by Colin Hung. In past years, the HCLDR chat that has fallen right before the Thanksgiving holiday in the US has been on the topic of giving thanks. This year, I thought we do something a little different, yet still centered on a Thanksgiving theme. When US Thanksgiving rolls around, I find myself […]

The Benefits of and Barriers to Digitally-Enabled Patient-Centred Care

Next week is Digital Health Week in Canada (November 12-18) and #hcldr is going to be joining in the activities by having a discussion about #DigitalHealth on Tuesday November 13th at 8:30pm ET (for your local time click here). We have special guest hosts from Canada Health Infoway, who have written the following blog to […]

Physician Practices – What does the future hold?

Blog post by Colin Hung. This week I am attending the annual Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) annual conference in Boston. I really love coming to this event as it provides a unique perspective on the world of physician practices – and area of healthcare that often gets overshadowed by hospitals. Since I will be […]

Healthcare + TV

Blog post by Colin Hung This is one of my favorite times of the year. September is when the kids go back to school, the air turns crisp and TV shows debut/return. Yes, that’s right, I am old school – I still watch cable TV, but I do timeshift everything and stream a lot of […]