Tag Archives: family

Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and Behavioral Health Integration

We are honored this week to have Steven Daviss return as our guest on #hcldr. Dr. Daviss was our guest host back in February (Behavioral Health Integration and Hospital Readmissions). Below is the blog he wrote specifically for the chat on Tuesday October 14th at 8:30pm ET (for your local time click here). Blog post […]

Are well designed healthcare apps just wishful thinking?

Blog post by Colin Hung This week, #hcldr is teaming up with our friends over on #HITsm for a collaborative chat. Much like our collaboration with #InnoPsy, this will be an opportunity for both communities to explore a single topic from multiple points of view. For those that aren’t familiar with #HITsm, it is a […]

Emotional Support for Patients, Families, and Clinicians Following Adverse Events

Blog post by Winnie Tobin & Linda Kenney Even in the safest of healthcare systems things can, and often do, go wrong.  Just ask Linda Kenney.  Linda’s story began in 1999 when she nearly died as the result of an anesthesia mishap.  A routine orthopedic surgery scheduled at a large academic medical center went wrong […]

Defining Patient Advocacy

Blog post by Colin Hung Last week’s #hcldr chat featured Dr. Rajiv K Singal (@DrRKSingal) on the topic of Physicians, Philanthropy and Patient Advocacy. It was a fantastic discussion and tremendously educational. If you missed it, check out either the full transcript of the chat (via our friends at Symplur) or the Storify summary of […]

#HCLDR Chat – April 16 2013 – Involving Family in Care

As a patient, having the physical and emotional support of family members is critical. They are our advocates, our translators, our errand-runners, our shoulders-to-cry-on, and our connection to the outside world. This article from eHow: “The Role of the Family in Health Care” says it succinctly: The family plays an important role in a patient’s […]