Posts Tagged ‘Health Care Silos’

3 Rapid-Fire Health Care Social Media Networking Tips

Friday, May 25, 2012 14:09 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Lead, listen and learn how to engage in health care social media networking.

1.  Leadership – Innovation is only possible with leaders willing to challenge the status quo.  True leaders are the ones who passionately step out of the boundaries, willing to take action.  In order for social media to […]

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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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Can Mobile Devices Help Connect the Dots for Better Health Care?

Friday, March 2, 2012 11:35 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Educating patients through texting

Mobile technology may help to transform the lives of patients and provide a stronger partnership with health care providers.
I received a text message from my mobile service provider regarding a quick survey as a follow-up to a phone conversation I had with one of their representatives.
The […]

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