Posts Tagged ‘e-patients’

3 Reasons Why Social Networking Is Not a Waste of Time for Health Professionals

Thursday, May 19, 2011 21:49 17 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Social networking allows doctors, nurses and other health professionals to deeply connect and engage with the community and their colleagues.
“We are standing at the precipice of a new online revolution in health care. As more and more health experts embrace the Internet and increase their social media activity, health information […]

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Health IT Engages in the World of Health 2.0

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 17:44 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Healthin30 begins to delve into the world of Health IT and we’ll bring you the latest innovations in health care technology.
In the world of Health 2.0 (“user-generated phenomenon”), co-founder Matthew Holt brilliantly captures the technological geniuses that have created and developed health technologies for providers and patients to help reduce […]

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Barbara Ficarra and Matthew Holt to Present The Rise of the e-Patient and Social Media

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 22:05 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Health and Medical Professionals
I’m excited to be on the faculty again at this year’s 30th Annual Medical Communications Conference.  This year I’ll be presenting two sessions.
First, I’m thrilled that I’ll be speaking with Matthew Holt, founder of TheHealthCareBlog and co-founder of Health 2.0.
We’ll be presenting:
The Rise of the e-Patient […]

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The Patient, Square in the Middle of Doctors’ Blind Spot

Monday, March 22, 2010 14:55 No Comments

Guest Post By Alan Greene, MD
Participatory Medicine and the e-Patient
Right before our eyes there’s a dark hole in what we see. Not only don’t we see some of what’s right in front of our face, but we don’t even notice the gap. Our illusion of a seamless visual world is so strong that scientists used […]

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H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine Follow-up: Our Reader Writes…

Monday, December 14, 2009 14:41 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Ms. Parker writes:
“Thank you again for your answers, you have been so very helpful in my decision to get vaccinated against swine flu. I am proud to say I received the vaccine a few days ago and everything was absolutely fine, I had no side effects at all. I am […]

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