Posts Tagged ‘health care’

Virtual Summit to Empower Caregivers

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 8:31 1 Comment

Please join us today, February 11, 2014 for a virtual summit for caregivers.
Impact80 Virtual Summit is the first global conference, to be held online with 1 goal in mind – to support and reach as many women & men who work full or part-time while caring for a sick, disabled child or aging parent. Impact80 [...]

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Mobile Health-The Kaiser Way-An Interview with Bernard Tyson

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 11:14 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A Candid Interview with Bernard Tyson
Bernard J. Tyson
“It’s something our members wanted, they have it and they love it,” said Kaiser Permanente’s President and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, in a recent telephone interview. The “it” Mr. Tyson is referring to is the digital technology that allows Kaiser Permanente members to [...]

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Technology: Robot Power Suit – Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) to Help Nurses and Patients

Thursday, February 28, 2013 15:31 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Hybrid Assistive Limb or HAL
 
“A robot suit that can help the elderly or disabled get around was given its global safety certificate in Japan on Wednesday, paving the way for its worldwide roll-out,” according to Discovery News.
The Hybrid Assistive Limb®, or HAL, is a power-assisted pair of legs developed by [...]

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Nurses Strong During Hurricane Sandy and Every Day

Friday, November 9, 2012 9:39 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
The post is dedicated to all the remarkable nurses, doctors and other members of the health care team.  Your strength and dedication is extraordinary, and not only in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, but every day.

The original post, “Hurricane Sandy: No Match for Nurses’ Resolve,” is published on The Huffington [...]

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