Tag Archives: listening

Authentic Listening in Healthcare

Blog post by Joe Babaian Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood – Steven Covey Is your doctor really present during your visit? – Suzanne Koven M.D. The topic of Authentic Listening has become even more important as we accelerate into healthcare innovation and system redesign. We have not yet moved the needle toward true meaningful […]

Uncertainty: Can We Take It?

Blog Post by: Bernadette Keefe MD Introduction During the #HCLDR chat April, 28 2015 we discussed the lack of utility of an annual physical if we DONʼT have medical symptoms (read the blog here, and see the summary here). This week,  I would like us to consider what happens when we DO have symptoms and […]

A Beautiful Question: Questioning in Healthcare

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD A person skilled in the art of questioning is a person who can prevent questions from being suppressed by the dominant opinion. – Hanz-Georg Gademer It was just after New Years 2015 when an an article by Warren Berger entitled “Forget Resolutions, Whatʼs Your Beautiful Question” caught my eye. In it […]

Jan 14th Chat – Do you see what I see? Healthcare leaders demonstrating leadership in their tweets

Blog post by Lisa Fields Healthcare leader (#HCLDR) is the only tweet chat I know of out of 163 Healthcare Tweet Chats listed by Symplur that include the word “leadership” in their title. When we first began our tweet chat there was some confusion because we simply took it for granted that people would consider […]

Dec 17 Chat – Leana Wen MD Who’s my Doctor

Blog post by Lisa Fields I first met Leana Wen MD this fall when she presented  Back to the Basics: the power of the patient narrative (Preview) during Medicine X at Stanford Medical School. As part of her introduction she shared in the Stanford material she stated: “The patients’ story forms the cornerstone of medical care. Studies […]

Dec 3rd Chat – Let’s Talk About Sex

Blog post by Lisa Fields Recently I viewed the presentation Patient Reported Outcomes Data in Action Dame Cicely Saunders International Seminar given by Amy Abernethy, MD PhD. I was struck by Dr. Abernethy’s  words. Sexual distress is one of the top five concerns in our oncology clinics as well as in our palliative care patients. Shortly […]

Oct 1 Chat – Healthcare Conferences

Post by Colin Hung This past weekend many healthcare experts, healthcare leaders and healthcare social media icons gathered at the MedicineX conference (hashtag #MedX) organized by Stanford. Our very own Lisa Fields presented a session on Saturday (picture above) entitled “Twitter in the learning healthcare system: The tweetchat and professional development”. There were also many members […]