Tag Archives: nurses

Imagine what Nightingale might have achieved with an EHR

We are honored this week to have 4 guest authors and guest hosts for the next HCLDR: Peggy White, RN, BA, MN @_HOBIC Tracie Risling, RN, BA, BSN, MN, PhD @traciewashere Lynn Nagle PhD, RN, FAAN @LMNagle Glynda Rees, RN, BSN, MN @healthedtech Together they are bringing attention to and honoring nurses. Tuesday May 12, […]

Powerful or Powerless in Healthcare?

Blog post by Colin Hung “Knowledge is power” – Francis Bacon It’s the week after the Thanksgiving holiday in the US, so a short #hcldr blog is just what we need to ease back into the regular routine. 🙂 Last week a headline from HealthcareScene caught my eye and it stuck with me: “Do You […]

Keep’n it Real in Healthcare Advertising

Blog post by Colin Hung It’s in our biology to trust what we see with our eyes. This makes living in a carefully edited, overproduced and photoshopped world very dangerous. –Brene Brown Next Tuesday (November 8th) is election day in the US. Four years ago in 2012, we made the decision not to hold a […]

Getting Stuff Done in Healthcare

Blog post by Colin Hung There is a saying and a hashtag that is making the rounds in our office: #GSD aka Get Stuff Done (admittedly some use an expletive in that short-from). It has become the mantra of people within our organization who want to get things done despite the challenges in their way. […]

Where are the nurses?

We are very honored to have Pamela Ressler (@pamressler), Founder Stress Resources, Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine–Pain Research, Education and Policy Program, return as an #hcldr guest host this week. She is preparing for her panel at the upcoming Medicine X at Stanford University conference and she asked if she could host #hcldr to […]

What healthcare can learn from Olympians

Blog post by Colin Hung This week marks the start of the games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro. Over 11,000 athletes from 206 nations will be competing for top honors in their sport. Collectively these elite athletes represent the pinnacle of their respective sports. In honor of the Olympics I thought it […]

Nursing – Knowledge, Distribution & Innovation

Blog post by Colin Hung This week on #hcldr we are honoured to have a few special guests from the Canadian College of Healthcare Leaders @CCHL_CCLS: Alexandra Harris, RN, CHE, MN/MHSc, PhD(c), University of Toronto – @AlexHarrisRN Sandy Wilson, RN, BSc, Team Manager, WRHA Home Care Program – @WRHASandy Kathleen Klaasen, RN, MN, GNC(c), Clinical […]

Names and Labels in Healthcare

Blog post by Colin Hung Over the past several weeks on #hcldr we have tackled a number of important and “deep” subjects: Interoperability Population Health ACSO Framework on the value of cancer care Privacy Sugar and it’s impact on health and health care Since this the final holiday long weekend of the summer here in […]

Quadruple Aim: Care of the Provider

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD and Matthew Katz MD The classic ‘triple aim’ for healthcare is a framework developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) that describes an approach to optimizing health system performance. IHI asserts that new designs must be developed to simultaneously pursue three dimensions which we call the ‘Triple Aim’: […]

Telehealth and its impact on patient relationships

Blog post by Colin Hung If you scan the healthcare technology headlines these days, it is easy to tell where all the glitz and glamour is – mobile health, wearables and EHRs dominate the daily headlines. In fact, I would hazard a guess that 2014 will become known as the year that fitness trackers and […]