Category Healthcare Leadership

The Role of Healthcare Media

Blog post by Colin Hung. 2017 has been an exciting year for me. This is the first year where I have been invited to attend conferences as a member of the “healthcare press”. For me it’s a win-win. I love live-tweeting at conferences (a skill I learned by watching Wen Dombroski MD and Mandi Bishop) […]

Transparency in Healthcare

Blog post by Cait DesRoches, DrPH and Liz Salmi. Introduction by Joe Babaian. This week on #hcldr we are excited and fortunate to have two amazing guest hosts from OpenNotes. – Cait DesRoches, DrPH @cmd418  and Liz Salmi @TheLizArmy. Cait is a distinguished health services researcher with expertise in emerging trends in healthcare delivery. She came to OpenNotes from Mathematica Policy Research, a […]

Is HealthCare A Right?

Blog by Joe Babaian Health care is a right, not a privilege.    ~ Edward Kennedy I think it’s probably more of a privilege.   ~ Sen. Ron Johnson (when asked by a high school student whether he considered health care a right.) I am dedicating this week’s #HCLDR to the survivors of the Las Vegas attack as […]

Better Positioning for Health & Healthcare

Blog post by Colin Hung. This week I will be attending the AHA’s Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development annual conference (#SHSMD17) being held in Orlando FL from September 24th to the 27th. This 4 day event attracts 1,800+ attendees who are involved with marketing at hospitals and healthcare organizations. This year’s sessions cover […]

Healthcare Leadership

Blog post by Justin Smith MD. Introduction by Colin Hung. This week on #hcldr we have yet another amazing guest host – Justin Smith MD @TheDocSmitty. Dr. Smith is a pediatrician, the Medical Advisor for Digital Health and the Director of Primary Care Innovation for Cook Children’s in Fort Worth, Texas. He has an active […]

Social Media and the Regulators

Blog post by Pat Rich and Trish Paton. Introduction by Colin Hung. This week on #hcldr we’re excited to welcome Pat Rich @pat_health and Trish Paton @trishpaton as guest hosts. Pat and Trish are longtime #hcldr contributors, fellow #hcsmca collaborators and solid Canadian friends. They have chosen a topic that is near and dear to […]

Charities and the N-of-1

Blog post by Colin Hung. Last week I wrote a blog to encourage the members of #hcldr, #HITsm, #HITMC and various online communities to donate to the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. In that blog were links to several different charities. Some were mega-organizations like the Red Cross while others were smaller and more local like […]