Tag Archives: trust

Trust in Healthcare

Blog post by Joe Babaian Now in 2023, more than ever, we think about trust in healthcare – the system and the medical profession are rooted in experience, connections, and perception. Different segments of society have varying levels of trust based on socio-economic status, race, and level of interaction with the healthcare system, to name […]

Confidence in Science/Healthcare

Blog post by Joe Babaian It’s the kind of mistrust of science because science is viewed as authority. And there’s a lot of anti-authority feeling. I think that’s the kind of thing that drives the anti-vaxxers, the people who don’t believe the science of vaccination and don’t want to get their children vaccinated. It’s all […]

A Matter of Trust

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Breaking someone’s trust is like crumpling up a piece of paper. You can smooth it over but its never going to be the same again. – anonymous There is perhaps no more central concept to human communication and relationships than trust: “belief that someone or something is reliable,good,honest,effective”. This holds true […]

Jan 21st Chat – Strengthening the Provider-Patient Relationship

Blog post by Colin Hung I am guilty of something that I’m embarrassed to admit – I have a better relationship with the couple where I take my dry cleaning than I do with my primary care physician. Isn’t that horrible? I’m in the healthcare IT business and yet I’ve never tried to have a […]

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 […]

Nov 5th Chat – The Bunjee Jump (Medical Version)

Blog post by Gia Sison. Intro by Colin Hung. Last week we were privileged to have Dr. Gia Sison as our guest on #HCLDR, It was an amazing and educational chat – one that will be remembered by Lisa and I for a long time. You can read the transcript of that chat here (courtesy […]

Oct 29 Chat – The Jekyll-Hyde Experience – When the doctor becomes the patient.

From Lisa Fields Colin and I are humbled that our dear friend Dr. Gia Sison will be our guest for our first anniversary of #HCLDR. She is one of the most respected physicians on Twitter due to her medical knowledge, content, engaging tweets and ability to develop so many authentic relationships with healthcare leaders all […]

July 23rd Chat – Healthcare Price Transparency

Colin Hung Since the dawn of shopping (okay maybe a slight exaggeration), consumers have compared prices. Whether it was for papyrus, chickens, cars or flat screens, we have always sought the best price. Yet when it comes to healthcare we, as consumers, rarely think of the true cost of the procedures and the prescriptions given […]

July 2 Chat – Patriotism & Loyalty in Healthcare

The first week of July is a special time for both the US and Canada. In this one week, each country celebrates it’s formation – with Canada Day on July 1st and Independence Day on July 4th. It’s a time for BBQ’s, fireworks, being outdoors and wrapping ourselves up in our respective flags. In honour […]

June 18 Chat – Good People (Redux)

Due to extreme Twitter slowness on May 21, 2013 we were not able to hold our #HCLDR  tweetchat. The topic that day was supposed to be “Good People”. There was a lot of interest in discussing this topic so we’re going to try again this week. The background information for this chat can be found […]