Category Healthcare Leadership

Dementia and Healthcare’s Choice

Blog post by Joe Babaian Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light. You’ll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today. ― Amy Leigh Mercree Talking about dementia, elder care, and the journey towards the end of life is not easy but it doesn’t have to be […]

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 […]

Who, Me? Bad Behavior in Healthcare

 Blog by Joe Babaian What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate. ~ Cool Hand Luke When I came across a quote from Reed Hastings of Netflix, it got me considering, it’s a great time to think about leadership in action and what we tolerate in the pursuit of our goals and vision. We’ve discussed […]

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 […]

Understanding The Healthcare Life Cycle

Blog Post By Joe Babaian Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. ~ Seneca The Elder, 54 BC – 39 AD Seneca’s quote proved to be so perfect that Semisonic used it to great effect in their popular Closing Time in 1998. This prompts the question I am asking this week: in healthcare […]

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 […]

How can information and technology help healthcare?

Introduction by Colin Hung. Post by David Harlow and Janae Sharp. We are just about a week away until the start of the 2019 HIMSS conference. I love this conference. There are very educational sessions, amazing keynotes, lots of interesting vendors to visit and best of all, incredible people to see face-to-face. Getting the chance to […]