Posts Tagged ‘Health Information Technology’

Speaking Event: Social Media in Health Care – HIMSS Southern California

Friday, April 5, 2013 13:04 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

I am delighted to participate in the HIMSS Southern California Annual Health Care Conference.  I will be moderating a panel titled:  “Social Media in Healthcare: Promoting Patient Empowerment and Engagement, Healthcare Value, and Patient Centered Care.”  Panelists include:  Joseph Kim, MD, MPH, Christina Thielst, MHA, FACHE, FHIMSS, and Wandia Chiuri.
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Social Media and Health IT – List of HIT100 Winners

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 12:43 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Healthcare IT News recently published the winners of #HIT100.  The #HIT100 is a crowd-sourced list of the most influential individuals or organizations who contribute to the advancement of health care technology through social media.
Nominated by their peers, winners are Twitter users active in the health IT (#HealthIT) and social media […]

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5 Buckets to Patient Engagement and the Role of HIT

Monday, April 2, 2012 17:35 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

What is patient engagement?
Patient engagement is a connection between patient, caregiver and health care provider.  A trusted relationship forms and mutual respect is fostered.  Patients and their families are empowered and they are active in health care decisions.  However, patient engagement begins before the initial interaction with health care providers.
When […]

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Patient Engagement and Health IT – Social Media Voices

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 11:57 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Four active social media influencers share their voices to define patient engagement and comment on why digital technology is important for the doctor/patient and caregiver relationship.
What is patient engagement and how important is digital technology for the doctor/patient relationship?

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Patient-Centric Care Delivered with Patient-Friendly Apps

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 17:44 No Comments

How to deliver patient-centric information
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
What if you could find out what your health care team is doing at any given moment while you wait in the emergency department or you are an admitted patient in the hospital.
Dr. Bill Crounse, host of Health Tech Today talks with Microsoft researchers; Dan Morris […]

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