Tag Archives: patients

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. […]

What to say when the wrong thing was said

This week on #hcldr we welcome special guest host – Sarah Greene @ResearchMatters. Sarah is an active participant in the #hcldr community and has some amazing insights into a variety of healthcare issues. She has chosen a fascinating topic for this week’s discussion – communication errors in healthcare. Blog post by Sarah Greene Good intentions […]

Healthcare Marketing

Blog post by Colin Hung This week, I am traveling to attend the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development (SHSMD) conference in the lovely city of Chicago – #SHSMD16. The conference starts on Sunday September 11th and runs until Wednesday September 14th. I will be live tweeting from the event using the #SHSMD16 hashtag. […]

Accessing Your Medical Record – Then What?

Blog post by Colin Hung A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending my 10th HIMSS conference in Las Vegas. Over the past few HIMSS, there has been a growing call for healthcare institutions and payers to provide patients open access to their medical records. As I was preparing for #HIMSS16 I started […]

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 […]