Over the past week the news and social media has been dominated by stories of hurricane Harvey that slammed into southern Texas and Louisiana. High winds and storm surges hit the coastal areas hard, but the real devastation was caused by the heavy rain that blanketed the area for 5 days. Over 50-inches (approximately 135cm) […]

Blog post by Pam Ressler and Pippa Shulman. Introduction by Colin Hung. Every year Dr Larry Chu and the great folks at Standford Medicine host the fantastic MedicineX conference (MedX) where patients, industry insiders, technologists and future-thinkers gather to listen/discuss healthcare. I had the pleasure of attending in 2015. The sessions at MedX are very much […]

Blog post by American Association for Physician Leadership. Introduction by Colin Hung. This week on #HCLDR we are very excited and honored to collaborate with the American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL). Since 1975, the AAPL (formerly the ACPE – American College of Physician Executives) has been helping physicians develop the necessary leadership skills to […]

Blog by Colin Hung I recently returned from a two-week family vacation on the east coast of Halifax. It was an amazing trip and I actually managed to unplug for almost the entire time. I didn’t check Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or my email. Instead of catching up online at night, we watched movies. One of […]

This week we are excited to welcome Mary Ray as guest host. As co-founder and COO of MyHealthTeams, Mary draws from her deep consumer Internet and mobile experience, thousands of conversations with those diagnosed with chronic disease, as well as caregivers. Like all of us, she also taps into her personal experience with friends and […]

Blog by Joe Babaian (For a quick review, view the #Storify summary of the chat!) The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease. ~ Sir William Osler, M.D. Where do you meet the patient? Where do you meet the clinician? Is the playing field level, eye to eye, or […]

Blog by Joe Babaian Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.  ~Omar Khayyam The debate over positive thinking versus negative thinking seems to be one with clear lines in the sand. For some, the only way to live is to be relentlessly positive; for others, the drive to see things as they are […]