Tag Archives: social media
HCLDR + Civility
Blog post by Colin Hung August 2018 marked the 6th anniversary of HCLDR. When we started, I never thought it would become the community it is today. I thought HCLDR would be a bunch of friends who would get together for a couple of years to talk about healthcare and after that it would peter […]
Privacy: Preventing Harm or Innovation
Blog post by Pam Ressler, Jodi Sperber, Wendy Sue Swanson and Colleen Young In health, do our assumptions and experience regarding privacy prevent harm or impede innovation? This is what we will address at Stanford Medicine X in September during our panel discussion with Susannah Fox, Pam Ressler, Wendy Sue Swanson, Jodi Sperber and Colleen […]
The Nature of Online Communities
Blog post by Colin Hung On Wednesday February 25th 2015 in Toronto, #hcldr is teaming up with 2 other online communities – Healthcare Social Media Canada (#hcsmca) and Evening Rounds (#eRounds) – for a healthcare community meetup (#hccmty). More details can be found here: http://hccmty.eventbrite.ca For those of you not in Toronto who would like […]
MDs + Social Media. What do we want and why?
Blog by Bryan Vartabedian MD. [Introduction by Colin Hung.] This week on #hcldr we are excited to have a healthcare social media star as a guest – Bryan Vartabedian, MD (aka @Doctor_V). Dr. Vartabedian is considered one of health care’s influential voices on social technology and medicine. He has served as a consultant to a […]
Online Is Just Courtship…
Blog post by Bernadette Keefe In my earlier days of social media (specifically #hcsm -healthcare social media) I felt that extending the healthcare information reach implied further engagement ONLINE. After all, with so many edifying healthcare tweet chats, a plethora of compelling healthcare conferences, multiple supportive and informative patient/disease chats, and a virtual banquet of […]
#IceBucketChallenge – A Triumph for healthcare social media?
Blog post by Colin Hung Over the past few weeks it’s been impossible to ignore the Ice Bucket Challenge (#IceBucketChallenge). Celebrities, friends and family have all been doused with freezing water in an effort to raise awareness and donations for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease). Thousands and thousands of ice […]
Are social media relationships different? Implications for patients?
Blog post by Colin Hung A friend of mine who is not active on social media recently asked me a question that took me a long time to answer – Are social media relationships different than other relationships? It was a fascinating question and one that I had not given a lot of thought to. […]
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 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 […]
Nov 19th Chat – Disclosures for Tweet Chats – The Good, Bad and Ugly
Intro by Colin Hung This week on #HCLDR, we are excited to welcome Matthew Katz (@subatomicdoc) and Patricia Anderson (@pfanderson) as guests. Matthew has been working on an interesting initiative called #HLTHTOP – where tweets and other resources are categorized so that it is easier for patients, caregivers, providers and researchers to find information. The […]