Posts Tagged ‘Health and Wellness’

Q&A with Andrew Baldwin, MD—Humanitarian, Fitness Expert and Former Star of The Bachelor

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 16:06 No Comments

Part 1
As a physician, fitness expert, humanitarian and one-time reality show star of ABC’s The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman; Dr. Andy Baldwin has a multitude of interests and expertise, and has a starring role in health and fitness. Dr. Baldwin is passionate about making America a healthier country and the world a better place. […]

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Speaking Events: Blogher and e-Patient Connections

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 8:56 1 Comment

Upcoming speaking events for Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

e-Patient Connections 2012 – September 24-25, 2012
Where:  Philadelphia, PA
When:  September 24, 2012
Presentation Title:  Let the Games Begin! Using Gamification as a Tool to Engage e-Patients Effectively – Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Founder, Healthin30, Media Broadcaster, Writer, The Huffington Post and John Pugh, Head of Online Communications, […]

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Healthline Editors Nominate Healthin30 for Best Health Blog

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 14:52 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Healthin30 was recently notified by Healthline to announce the editors at Healthline nominated Healthin30 for the “Best Health Blog of 2011.”
I’m honored to be included among the many wonderful health blogs.  While the editors at Healthline nominated Healthin30, the winners are determined by the number of votes from followers and […]

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Health Care: Employers Encourage Healthy Lifestyles with Penalties and Rewards

Monday, December 5, 2011 19:54 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

How do companies curb health care costs?
Do healthier employees lead to increased productivity?  Several progressive companies believe so and have committed to providing employees with programs to help engage them in a healthier lifestyle.
As part of the incentives to lead a healthier lifestyle some employers have instituted a penalty and […]

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Power of Facebook and Mobile Technology to Help Drive Behavior Change

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 17:04 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Numera Social Webinar:
“Harness the Power of Facebook and iPhone Apps in Your Health & Wellness Programs”

Facebook has more than 800 million active users and the average user has 130 friends.  There are more than 350 million active users who currently access Facebook through their mobile devices.
According to Pew […]

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