Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Mehmet Oz’

Sharecare Helps to Engage and Empower Consumers with Mobile Health App-AskMD

Thursday, December 12, 2013 13:51 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

From digital to doctor with a click on your iPhone or iPod touch
Self-diagnosing is not a good idea, but arming yourself with accurate, credible and trustworthy information is a great idea.
It’s such an exciting time in health care today. Digital technology helps to empower and engage consumers to take charge […]

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Searching Online for Health Information

Friday, December 14, 2012 14:16 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Internet activities go beyond using it to check your email, making online purchases, managing your online banking, playing games or updating your status in the social networking circles.
80% of internet users search online for health information.
According to Pew Internet and American Life Project: [Source]

85% of U.S. adults use the internet.
85% […]

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Health Videos: Tricks for Tracking Your Medications and Grab a Hula Hoop to Slim Down

Thursday, November 8, 2012 13:43 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Simple and Smart Health Tips- Health Smarts Video Series

I was delighted to participate in Sharecare‘s and RealAge‘s Health Smart Video Series.  Healthin30 will periodically bring you some of the Health Smart Videos from myself (Barbara Ficarra), Dr. Mehmet Oz, Dr. Robin Miller and other health professionals.
Tricks for Tracking Your Medications […]

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Social Media: Sharecare’s Twitter Chat Educates for Heart Health

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 10:45 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Social media is a powerful platform to help educate consumers and provide valuable and trustworthy information.  Twitter Chat’s are a popular real-time question and answer session.
Join us today, February 22, 2012 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST (9 a.m. to 11 a.m. PST) for Sharecare’s Twitter chat on heart […]

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Sharecare Experts on Twitter Chat – Social Media Networking Event

Monday, December 12, 2011 16:42 No Comments

Shake Your Family Health Tree – Sharecare Twitter Chat
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Social Media Networking Event – @BarbaraFicarra

Join me @BarbaraFicarra and @SharecareNow experts on 12/13 from 11am-1pm EST for a tweet-n-eat family health tree chat #SharecareLive
Title:  Tweet-n-eat: Shake Your Family Health Tree
Date/Time:  December 13, 2011, Tuesday  from 11am-1pm EST
Topics of Focus:  Cystic Fibrosis, Tay-Sachs, […]

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