Posts Tagged ‘Health Care Professionals’

LinkedIn Pulse | Empathy: Beyond a Connection

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9:40 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
This is my first LinkedIn Pulse post, Empathy: Beyond a Connection.
 

Being a great leader means having a clear vision, mission or goal. It means being committed, and knowing how to listen and communicate, but it involves much more. It’s about having heart, empathy, and an uplifting spirit.
With empathy and heart [...]

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Health: Online Health by the Numbers

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 10:15 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Digital Technology has changed the landscape in health care, and it has changed the role of the consumer, patient, caregiver and health care professional. The internet has empowered patients and consumers to take charge of their health and to be proactive.  Consumers and patients are active participants in their health [...]

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8 Ways to Avoid Ethical Pitfalls in Social Media – Part One

Thursday, April 25, 2013 17:07 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Do the ethical rules of law apply to medicine?

 
Ethical issues in social media are a concern for attorneys, and health care professionals can learn from attorneys on how to avoid ethical blowups.
In a recent article in the New York State Bar Association State Bar News, it states that attorneys face [...]

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Doctors and Social Media: Personal vs. Professional Online Content

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 15:30 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

The topic of health care social media continues here on Healthin30, and legal expert, 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 – In order to [...]

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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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