Posts Tagged ‘Nurse/Patient Relationship’

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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The Patient, the Most Important Part of the Medical Team

Monday, November 15, 2010 13:11 9 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
(A follow-up post to “When Doctors and Nurses Work Together.”)
Do you feel that patients are the most important part of the medical (health care team)?
In a recent post on Healthin30, “When Doctors and Nurses Work Together” I wrote about the team-based approach for caring and treating patients, and it addressed […]

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Share Your Insightful Thoughts, Readers Comments on Empathy Post at KevinMD

Thursday, November 11, 2010 16:22 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
In my recent post published on KevinMD, “Deeply connect and engage your patients with empathy,” I would like to thank the readers for their insightful comments.
The first comment is from Winslow Murdoch, a primary care physician who wholeheartedly believes that empathy is essential; however due to the real world frustrations […]

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Rules of Patient Engagement: How to Deeply Connect with Empathy

Friday, November 5, 2010 14:16 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
In my recent post on KevinMD, “Deeply connect and engage your patients with empathy,” I write about how empathy is essential to help empower our patients.
“It is with empathy that we can engage and empower our patients.”
Doctors and nurses are leaders in health care.
Being a great leader means having […]

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