Posts Tagged ‘Health Blog’

Time to Eliminate Dangerous Injection Practices by Clinicians

Thursday, April 28, 2011 21:25 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Thanks to Laura Landro for shining light on unsafe injections in her WSJ blog, “Unsafe Injection Practices Persist Despite Education Efforts.”
Landro writes:
“A new push is underway to eliminate unsafe injection practices, which remain a persistent safety problem despite years of efforts to educate clinicians about the risks of re-using needles, […]

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Patient Engagement: Health IT, What Microsoft Health Users Group Exchange Means for you

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:05 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

How important is Health IT to you and should you care?
At the Microsoft Health Users Group Exchange this month at the Microsoft Corporate Campus in Redmond, WA, patient engagement was the overall theme.
Whether presenters were talking about “Cloud Computing,” “Care Coordination,” or “Population Health Management,” empowering the patient was the […]

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