Blog post by Joe Babaian The pharma pricing system was not built on the idea of consumer engagement. It was built… on market efficiencies. It was not built on the premise of consumerism. ~ Heather Bresch, Former CEO Mylan Heather’s comment is striking and it’s emblematic of the entire healthcare system as we now know […]

The following is a guest post from Anne Snowdon, PhD @DrAnneSnowdonRN and Nancy Pakieser @Pakieser They will be leading us in a discussion about healthcare’s supply chain – how broken it is and how we might fix it together. Join them on Tuesday March 15th at 8:30pm ET (for your local time click here). The […]

The COVID pandemic is waning and public health authorities are removing restrictions. It is clear that we are moving towards an endemic approach to COVID-19. Mask mandates are ending along with capacity limits. Proof of vaccination is no longer required to gain entry in many places. It is a welcome return to “normal”…and yet I […]

Blog Post by Joe Babaian “Don’t give up” is my message today to you! We are facing unprecedented world strife reigniting more than kindles of the Cold War.  What’s the good news then you may ask? It seems an impossible task, but don’t give up. It’s not contrite to remember the late Dr. Robert Schuller’s […]

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend a user group conference for a large Health IT company. One of the most interesting conversations that I overheard was on the topic of physicians who were not good at telehealth. Here is a synopsis of the story one Chief Medical Officer told his peer from […]

Blog post by Joe Babaian It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently. ~ Warren Buffett This week on #hcldr let’s talk about something we all think about – sometimes directly, other times more passingly, but we all know it […]

The staffing challenge in healthcare has gone from something that affected a small number of organizations to a crisis that now grips the entire industry around the globe. From London to New York to Toronto to Cape Town – there are news stories about the lack of nurses, physicians, personal care workers, EMTs and technicians. […]

Blog post by Joe Babaian Striving to better, oft we mar what’s well. ~ Shakespeare The best is the enemy of the good. ~ Voltaire Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without. ~ Confucius Now more than ever, the people of healthcare shine with their hard work AND successes. We still see […]

Blog by Dan Levitt, MSc, CHE On the next #hcldr tweetchat we welcome special guest host Dan Levitt, CEO of Kin Village in BC. He will be leading us in a discussion on a very important topic – the state of long-term care. Levitt believes that we need to transform not only the facilities themselves, […]

Introduction by Joe Babaian. Blog by Britta Bloomquist, Pamela Ressler MS, RN, and Brian Stork, MD Starting 2022, Colin and I are so excited for what comes next to healthcare and #hcldr this year. So much positive energy wrapped up in hope plus the ongoing very real ongoing pandemic saga, we might wonder where to […]