Posts Tagged ‘Health and Medicine’

Event: TEDMED 2013 – Future of Health and Medicine

Sunday, April 14, 2013 17:15 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

I’m truly honored to be invited to attend and participate in TEDMED 2013 at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, April 16-19, 2013. TEDMED, a multi-disciplinary community of innovators and thought leaders will gather together to share ideas about the future in health and medicine.
I will be participating in a [...]

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Part 3 – TEDMED Great Challenges: Improving Medical Communication-Sound Bites for Twitter

Friday, March 15, 2013 9:07 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Part three of a three-part series on Healthin30
TEDMED Great Challenges: Improving Medical Communication
This post on Healthin30 is part three of the three-part series on the TEDMED Great Challenges:  Improving Medical Communication with Joseph Kvedar, MD and Robert Arnold, MD.
The TEDMED Great Challenges Team in Medical Communication recently gathered together on [...]

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Part 2 – TEDMED Great Challenges: Improving Medical Communication-Sound Bites for Twitter

Monday, March 11, 2013 15:50 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Part two of a three part series on Healthin30
TEDMED Great Challenges: Improving Medical Communication
What are your ideas to improve medical communication in health care?

 
The TEDMED Great Challenges Team in Medical Communication recently gathered together on Google Plus Live Hangout to talk about how to improve medical communication in the health [...]

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TEDMED Great Challenges: Improving Medical Communication-Sound Bites for Twitter

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 16:42 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Part one of a three part series on Healthin30

TEDMED Great Challenges:  Improving Medical Communication

TEDMED Great Challenges Improving Medical Communication Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
 
The TEDMED Great Challenges Team in Medical Communication recently gathered together on Google Plus Live Hangout to talk about how to improve medical communication in the health [...]

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Technology: Robot Power Suit – Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) to Help Nurses and Patients

Thursday, February 28, 2013 15:31 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Hybrid Assistive Limb or HAL
 
“A robot suit that can help the elderly or disabled get around was given its global safety certificate in Japan on Wednesday, paving the way for its worldwide roll-out,” according to Discovery News.
The Hybrid Assistive Limb®, or HAL, is a power-assisted pair of legs developed by [...]

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