This week represents the ultimate sports-fanatic’s dream – all of the major North American sports leagues have games this week. October is the rare moment on the calendar when all are running at the same time: MLB Baseball has the World Series NFL Football is in week 7/8 NBA Basketball started their season last week […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]