Posts Tagged ‘Empowered Consumers’

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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mHealth: Valuable information in PwC report, but are the findings remarkable?

Thursday, June 14, 2012 14:37 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A recent report, (PDF link) “Emerging mHealth:  Paths for growth,” commissioned by PwC, (PriceWaterhouseCoopers) the Economist Intelligence Unit, is well executed, however it’s important to understand the research sample for this survey.
Is it possible that the results of the survey would be different if the sample was broader in terms […]

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Nurses Share Insights into Social Media

Sunday, April 15, 2012 13:47 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Illinois Nurses Association Highlights Social Media
The Illinois Nurse, the official publication of the Illinois Nurses Association highlights social media for nurses and offers continuing education credits in the March 2012 edition, Volume 8, No. 1.
Social media has changed the landscape in health care and it is a powerful and phenomenal […]

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Patient Engagement and Health IT – Social Media Voices

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 11:57 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Four active social media influencers share their voices to define patient engagement and comment on why digital technology is important for the doctor/patient and caregiver relationship.
What is patient engagement and how important is digital technology for the doctor/patient relationship?

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