Posts Tagged ‘Health Tech Today’

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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Dr. Bill Crounse Talks with Todd Park: Comparing Health Insurance Plans Made Easy

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 14:40 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Microsoft’s Dr. Bill Crounse Talks with Todd Park, CTO of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on Health Tech Today
There is a plethora of health information for consumers today.  We are surrounded by smart meaningful material, but somehow it is easy to get lost in the maze of […]

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Patient Engagement: Health IT, What Microsoft Health Users Group Exchange Means for you

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 11:05 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

How important is Health IT to you and should you care?
At the Microsoft Health Users Group Exchange this month at the Microsoft Corporate Campus in Redmond, WA, patient engagement was the overall theme.
Whether presenters were talking about “Cloud Computing,” “Care Coordination,” or “Population Health Management,” empowering the patient was the […]

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Legacy of NAMC Comes to a Halt, Founding Member Bill Crounse, MD Bids Farewell and AHCJ Open its Doors

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 12:17 3 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

First, I’d like to say with a very heavy heart how saddened I am by the news of the disbandment of NAMC…

The National Association of Medical Communicators (NAMC) closes its doors after more than two decades of inspiring health professionals to accurately communicate health and medical information to the public.
NAMC […]

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