Author Archives: HCLDR

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 […]

Addressing Inequalities in Access to Healthcare for Underserved Populations

Blog by the Canadian College of Health Leaders and Paul Gallant CHE On January 15 on #hcldr we are going coast-to-coast exploring the inequalities in accessing care for underserved populations. We will be joined by Paul Gallant, an advocate for the rights of Indigenous Peoples for more than thirty years, and the Principal of Gallant Healthworks […]

Resolutions, Trends and Social Media in 2019

Blog post by Colin Hung Happy New Year! I hope all of you had a wonderful holiday and are ready to make this year your best ever. I managed to take a couple of weeks off – first time in a long time – and I’m feeling very refreshed. 2019 is going to be a […]

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 […]