Posts Tagged ‘Consumers’

Doctors and Social Media: Legal Aspects and Bottom Line

Thursday, February 21, 2013 19:59 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
The health care social media legal series continues here on Healthin30, and legal expert, David Harlow, Esq, Health Care Attorney and Consultant at The Harlow Group, LLC in Boston, answers a series of questions focusing on the legal aspects of physicians engaging in social media.
Health Care Social Media – Legal [...]

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Patient Engagement: The Pivotal Role of the Caregiver

Monday, May 7, 2012 7:47 No Comments

This is a guest post by patient caregiver, Rob Harris, founder of Robcares.   He writes about how searching the Internet led to patient engagement and how it fostered a cohesive decision making process between health care providers, patient and caregiver.  Rob is a caregiver to his wife, Cindy, who is a two-time cancer survivor.
Rob Harris
“Patient [...]

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Gaming for Better Health

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 10:11 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
An epic win

Parts 1 through 4 of the series “How is Gaming Changing the Landscape in Health Care,” clearly defined the importance of gaming in the health care arena.
Games for Health
Gaming utilizing smartphones and social networking are helping to transform health care.
Jane McGonigal, Game Designer in her TED Talk from [...]

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