Tag Archives: twitter

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 […]

Healthcare + Twitter

Blog post by Colin Hung Have we past the Twitter peak? Is Twitter in decline? These were the questions that John Lynn @techguy and I recently debated. We were talking about how each of us were doing more and more outside of Twitter (like Blabs, podcasts and videos) and I made the comment that Twitter […]

Healthcare Social Media 2.0

Blog post by Colin Hung One of the first tweetchats I participated in was Healthcare Social Media Canada (#hcsmca). I quickly learned that #hcsmca was more than a hashtag, it was a vibrant online community filled with people who wanted to change Canadian Healthcare through social media. I was instantly hooked. The first person I met through #hcsmca […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]