Posts Tagged ‘Health Care Social Media Networking’

Searching Online for Health Information

Friday, December 14, 2012 14:16 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Internet activities go beyond using it to check your email, making online purchases, managing your online banking, playing games or updating your status in the social networking circles.
80% of internet users search online for health information.
According to Pew Internet and American Life Project: [Source]

85% of U.S. adults use the internet.
85% […]

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How to Submit a Guest Post to Healthin30.com

Thursday, September 6, 2012 8:26 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
[Update-Editor’s Note:  Patients and Caregivers are welcome to share their stories in a blog post.  Healthin30 would love to hear from you.]
Whether you are a health care journalist, doctor, nurse or other health care professional, Healthin30 welcomes your expertise.  Engage with the Healthin30 audience by submitting a blog post or […]

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Nurses Share Insights into Social Media

Sunday, April 15, 2012 13:47 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Illinois Nurses Association Highlights Social Media
The Illinois Nurse, the official publication of the Illinois Nurses Association highlights social media for nurses and offers continuing education credits in the March 2012 edition, Volume 8, No. 1.
Social media has changed the landscape in health care and it is a powerful and phenomenal […]

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