Posts Tagged ‘Empowered Patients’

Virtual Summit to Empower Caregivers

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 8:31 1 Comment

Please join us today, February 11, 2014 for a virtual summit for caregivers.
Impact80 Virtual Summit is the first global conference, to be held online with 1 goal in mind – to support and reach as many women & men who work full or part-time while caring for a sick, disabled child or aging parent. Impact80 […]

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Doctors and Social Media: What are the appropriate boundaries for the doctor/patient relationship?

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 12:37 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
 

Continuing on the topic of physicians use with social media, David Harlow, Esq, Health Care Attorney and Consultant at The Harlow Group, LLC in Boston, answers a series of questions focusing on the legal aspects of physicians engaging in social media.
Q: Barbara – What are appropriate boundaries for the doctor/patient […]

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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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3 Best Health Care Tips – mHealth to Social Media Networking

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 9:14 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
As a registered nurse, here are three of my top health tips for taking charge of your health. These aren’t the typical how-to-tips; rather, they help empower you by getting you involved in a hi-tech and social world.
1. Get involved. You are the most important member of your health care […]

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Health Care: Less Blame and More Engagement

Thursday, April 26, 2012 14:16 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
[This is a follow-up post to Social Media:  3 Notable Quotes in the Social Health Space.]
Health care happens before you visit with your doctor, nurse practitioner or other health care provider. Health care is about you. You have the choice to be an empowered, engaged and proactive consumer, and you […]

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