Tag Archives: fear
Time to Decouple Fear and Health
Blog post by Bernadette Keefe M.D. Pseudo-dangers represent further opportunities to avoid problems we do not wish to confront…. – Barry Glassner The Culture of Fear Introduction For a while now, I’ve been concerned about the increasing role that fear has played as a tactic in persuading patients to choose certain treatments in healthcare, and […]
Jumping Into The Future: How Can We Accelerate Technology Adoption in Healthcare?
Blog post by Joe Babaian The best way to predict the future is to invent it. – Alan Kay, Turing Award Winner We find ourselves navigating an era of rapidly advancing new technology in healthcare. As part of the worldwide healthcare community, we wonder how we’re going to know which technology matters, which is just […]
#HCLDR Chat – March 19 2013 – Challenging the fear of HealthIT
A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending the annual HIMSS conference (aka HIMSS13) – the yearly mega-gathering of everyone involved or interested in Healthcare Information Technology (#HealthIT). I’m still buzzing from HIMSS13 so I thought it would be nice to discuss the challenges and benefits of Healthcare IT on this weeks’ […]