Posts Tagged ‘Empowered Patient’

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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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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What Topics on Healthin30 Caught Your Attention?

Thursday, December 29, 2011 12:17 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Social Media Networking caught your attention on Healthin30 with “3 Reasons Why Social Networking Is Not a Waste of Time for Health Professionals,” leading with 1,367 Tweets.
“List of 20 Excellent Social Media Networking Resources” also is a popular post.  Other topics include:  Women and Heart Disease, Telehealth, Patients and the [...]

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Uterine Fibroids: Freedom to Wear White

Thursday, June 16, 2011 15:55 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA and
John C. Lipman, MD

Ladies imagine planning your daily events based around the timing of you menstrual cycle.
Some women suffering from uterine fibroids have a menstrual flow so heavy that it can impede their life.
“Everything must be planned around their menstrual, and it can be very draining physically (from the [...]

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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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