Posts Tagged ‘Medical Apps’

Sharecare Helps to Engage and Empower Consumers with Mobile Health App-AskMD

Thursday, December 12, 2013 13:51 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

From digital to doctor with a click on your iPhone or iPod touch
Self-diagnosing is not a good idea, but arming yourself with accurate, credible and trustworthy information is a great idea.
It’s such an exciting time in health care today. Digital technology helps to empower and engage consumers to take charge […]

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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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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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