Remote Diagnostics
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As the “ePatient movement” gains its voice, I hear a quiet echo…

Colleen Young - December 11, 2015

By Christina Lizaso (@btrfly12) As the e-patient movement gains steam, I keep hearing a small voice behind me saying “But why does it have to be this hard?…

Diagnostics
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Engaging the Public about the Campaign ‘Choosing Wisely Canada’

Colleen Young - December 1, 2015

By Karen Born (@bornk @ChooseWiselyCA) By Karen Born (@bornk @ChooseWiselyCA)Karen BornAs much as 30% of medical care is unnecessary, with some tests and treatments potentially exposing patients…

Wellness
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What is “Arts and Health?”

Colleen Young - November 20, 2015

By: Kira Tozer (@kiratozer) for Arts Health Network Canada (@artshealthca)Kira Tozer By: Kira Tozer (@kiratozer) for Arts Health Network Canada (@artshealthca)Kira TozerAlthough I’ve been working with Arts…

eHealth
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Testing a new data model to support evidence-informed decision making

Colleen Young - October 30, 2015

By Simon Hagens, Director of Benefits Realization (@infoway)Simon Hagens By Simon Hagens, Director of Benefits Realization (@infoway)Simon HagensA few months ago, Canada Health Infoway’s ImagineNation Data Impact Challenge put out a…

Social Media
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Colleen Young x 2 = #hcsmca: Maths and Health

Colleen Young - October 18, 2015

By @ColleenYoung and @colleen_young By @ColleenYoung and @colleen_young @colleen_young@colleen_young: On Twitter a mere underscore differentiates our identities. Remove the underscore from my Twitter handle @colleen_young and you’ll…

Hospital Administration
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What is the role of Government and Industry Leaders in Patient Communication and the Patient Experience?

Colleen Young - October 13, 2015

By Shirley Williams (@williampearl)Shirley Williams By Shirley Williams (@williampearl)Shirley WilliamsRecently, I was approached by eyeforpharma to support their upcoming 2016 Barcelona conference. Specifically, to support the Patient…

Medical Innovations
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Presenting at Stanford Medicine X

Colleen Young - September 21, 2015

I’m excited to be returning to Stanford Medicine X (Sept. 25-27) this year to speak on a panel with Susannah Fox, Pam Ressler,  Wendy Sue Swanson and…

Medical Innovations
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Telehealth and Virtual Care: The Next Wave!

Colleen Young - September 17, 2015

By Mark Casselman (@markcasselman) CEO, COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association By Mark Casselman (@markcasselman) CEO, COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics AssociationMark CasselmanTelehealth adoption and use is surging across…

Business
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Federal Election 2015: A Vote for Health?

Colleen Young - September 14, 2015

Almost simultaneously, yet separately, Joelle and Aurelia asked if I thought #hcsmca would be interested in talking about health and the upcoming federal election. They had never…

Social Media
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Does Social Media Influence Rx Habits and Choices?

Colleen Young - August 31, 2015

September 2015, #hcsmca turns 5 year old. Hosting over 230 chats, we’ve covered a myriad of topics (#hcsmca archive). So many in fact, I often wonder if we are running out…