Posts Tagged ‘Innovation’

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
“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 email their […]

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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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3 Rapid-Fire Health Care Social Media Networking Tips

Friday, May 25, 2012 14:09 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Lead, listen and learn how to engage in health care social media networking.

1.  Leadership – Innovation is only possible with leaders willing to challenge the status quo.  True leaders are the ones who passionately step out of the boundaries, willing to take action.  In order for social media to […]

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