Crisis Connection, Stress Relief, and Fun – #HITsm Chat Topic

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 4/17 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) on the topic of “Crisis Connection, Stress Relief, and Fun“.

This is not the first time that we’ve tried a non-traditional #HITsm chat and no doubt it won’t be the last.  We truly look at the #HITsm chat and those who participate as a community of health IT professionals.  Sure, we get together once a week on Friday at Noon ET to discuss important health IT topics, but we really care about the community and the people in the community.

With that in mind, we wanted to have a little break from the mayhem that is the virus and just connect with others in the community.

Hopefully we can each set aside our work in healthcare for a minute and just enjoy sharing with others in the community.  What are you doing to cope with all these changes?  Where are you struggling?  What are you doing for fun?  Yes, we can strive to even have a little fun amidst the stress.

Join us for this week’s #HITsm chat where we’ll be connecting as a community and be discussing a little COVID-19 relief.

Topics for this week’s #HITsm Chat:

T1: What’s been your biggest professional and/or personal challenge since COVID-19? What have you done to deal with it? #HITsm

T2: What’s something you’ve learned about yourself during the crisis? #HITsm

T3: When you want to get away from the pandemic, what do you do? #HITsm

T4: What have you been binging? (both good and bad) #HITsm

T5: Where is the first place you’ll travel (or like to travel) and/or the first thing you’ll do once the restrictions are lifted? #HITsm

Bonus: What’s your go to music for this time? We can add it to the #COVID19 Mix Tape: #HITsm

Upcoming #HITsm Chat Schedule
4/24 – Telehealth Platforms and Features
Hosted by John Lynn (@techguy)

5/1 – Telehealth and Marketing
Hosted by Sarah Bennight (@sarahbennight) from Stericycle Communication Solutions

We look forward to learning from the #HITsm community! As always, let us know if you’d like to host a future #HITsm chat or if you know someone you think we should invite to host.

If you’re searching for the latest #HITsm chat, you can always find the latest #HITsm chat and schedule of chats here.

About the author

John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference,, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.