Author Archives: HCLDR

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, […]

The Changing Perception of Healthcare

The following is a blog post by Reed Smith @reedsmith and David Shifrin @dshifrin Smith and Shifrin both work at Jarrad Phillips Cate & Hancock which recently conducted a survey of a thousand people asking them for their opinions and perception of healthcare. Specifically, how that perception has changed due to COVID-19. I thought this […]

The COVID-19 Effect: How The Coronavirus Pandemic is Reframing Healthcare

We are very excited to have a special guest host for the next HCLDR Tweetchat – Dr. Zeev Neuwirth! Dr. Neuwirth is an amazing speaker and podcast host. His book Reframing Healthcare – A Roadmap for Creating Disruptive Change is a phenomenal read – full of interesting ways to change your perspective on healthcare. Below […]

Toward Population Health: Rethinking the Mission of Health Systems

Blog post by Brian Castrucci @BrianCCastrucci There are simply far too many people dying too soon from illness that we know how to prevent.  We have long turned to medical care as a savior to improve our health, but the medical model, which was so effective in ameliorating acute disease, is, by itself, incapable of […]

Veterans + PTSD

Blog post by Colin Hung This week is the Memorial Day holiday in the US – a day for remembering and honoring people who have died while serving in the Armed Forces. As we think about all the brave warriors who made the ultimate sacrifice – we cannot forget that many did not die in […]