Posts Tagged ‘Health IT’

Speaking Event: Cayman Islands National Healthcare 20/20 Conference

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 10:17 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
I’m delighted to participate in the Cayman Islands National Healthcare 20/20 Conference, and the topic of my presentation is “The rise of digital technology for better patient engagement.”  For further details you may read the Press Release (provided by the 20/20 Healthcare Conference) below.

20/20 Healthcare Conference to discuss […]

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Too Much Hype in the Mobile Health App World?

Thursday, July 26, 2012 12:01 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

[Original post, “Too Much Hype in the Mobile Health App World?” published on The Huffington Post on 7/23/12 in the Healthy Living/Health News Section.]

The Wild West of mobile health (mHealth) is taking the health care industry by storm, but “there are no rules to the game,” said Joseph C. Kvedar, […]

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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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Brilliant Tech Geniuses with Dreams to Change the World

Friday, June 29, 2012 14:41 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

I’m super excited to write this post because it highlights amazing students who are passionate about changing the world for the better.  Students from around the globe with passion, brainpower and love of technology are utilizing their talents to make the world a better place.  They had the opportunity to […]

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mHealth: Valuable information in PwC report, but are the findings remarkable?

Thursday, June 14, 2012 14:37 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A recent report, (PDF link) “Emerging mHealth:  Paths for growth,” commissioned by PwC, (PriceWaterhouseCoopers) the Economist Intelligence Unit, is well executed, however it’s important to understand the research sample for this survey.
Is it possible that the results of the survey would be different if the sample was broader in terms […]

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