Author Archives: Colin Hung

Ratings + Healthcare + Marketing

Tuesday April 16th is the eve of the 2019 Healthcare Marketing & IT Conference (HITMC19). Since the event is being held in Boston, we thought it would be fun to try and bring several communities together for a meetup/tweetup that coincides with the weekly #hcldr chat. If you are in Boston, here are the details […]

Patient Support, Engagement and Experience

On Wednesday April 3rd, The Beryl Institute will be holding it’s annual Patient Experience Conference #P2019 in Dallas TX. Back in 2015, Jason A. Wolf @jasonawolf, President of The Beryl Institute, and I decided to do a live #HCLDR chat from the floor of #PX2015. #hcldr chat live at #PX2015 starting in 1 minute! Special […]

What’s Working in Healthcare?

Spring is finally in the air and now that warmer weather is around the corner. It’s also the time of year when things look a little brighter. Hope and positivity are in the air. In light of this (see what I did there?), I thought it would be nice to discuss an uplifting topic this […]

Personal Health Devices and Apps

I started using a FitBit to track my steps about 2 years ago. It was a hand-me-down from my wife who no longer needed it (she upgraded to an iWatch). At first I didn’t really want to use it, but I soon found myself working hard to achieve my goal of 8,000 steps a day […]

Access to Your Health Record

Blog post by Colin Hung. This week’s #HCLDR chat is inspired by Canada Health Infoway’s ACCESS 2022 campaign. This campaign is designed to encourage the digitization of health information and interoperability in Canada. Canada, despite having a single-payer healthcare system, does not have a country-wide longitudinal health record for each of its citizens. This is […]

How’s that Triple Aim going for ya’?

This week is going to be fast and frenetic, with everyone scurrying around from meetup to meetup at HIMSS19. @alexbfair, from @Medstartr is hosting, and Linda Stotsky, @EMRAnswers, is helping with this week’s chat. Our topic this week: “How’s that Triple Aim going for ya’?” Don Berwick, Tom Nolan and John Wittington introduced the Triple Aim […]

Burnout

Blog post by Robert J. Mahoney, M.D., SFHM and Chuck Webster, M.D., M.S. Like to a bad physician Fallen sick, thou’rt out of heart: nor cans’t prescribe For thine own case the draught to make thee sound.                                – Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound Since […]