Posts Tagged ‘Empowered Health Consumers’

Social Media and Technology in Health Care: ePharma Summit Goes Beyond Pharma

Monday, January 30, 2012 12:38 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Social media and mobile intersect at ePharma Summit

Patients and health care consumers are engaged in their health and the internet has allowed them to be empowered in their health care.
They are actively searching and accessing information online and they are using their Smartphones to stay connected and to manage their […]

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Pharma Tapping into the Power of Social Media

Thursday, June 23, 2011 13:24 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra RN, BSN, MPA
Recently quoted in PharmaVOICE in the May 2011 edition, I presented my thoughts on the significance of the pharmaceutical industry tapping into patient communities through social networks and the importance of engaging with patients.
In a recent article in PharmaVOICE, May 2011, by Robin Robinson, “Tapping into the Power by Getting […]

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