Posts Tagged ‘Patient Empowerment’

Speaking Event: Ivey Global Health Care Conference – Measuring What Matters: Cost vs. Value

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 14:00 No Comments

Upcoming speaking event for Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Barbara would love to hear from you.  Please see “Your Turn” at the end of this post.  As always, thank you for your valuable time.

I’m thrilled to be invited to participate at the Ivey Global Health Care Conference Measuring What Matters: Cost vs. Value in Toronto, ON […]

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TEDMED Challenge of Health and Medicine – Improving Medical Communications

Thursday, October 11, 2012 20:05 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Health care is about you being in charge of your health. It’s about you partnering and communicating with your doctor and other health care providers. Patient engagement is essential and it begins with you being an empowered and proactive patient.
How can we improve communication between doctor and patient?
A […]

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Speaking Events: Blogher and e-Patient Connections

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 8:56 1 Comment

Upcoming speaking events for Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

e-Patient Connections 2012 – September 24-25, 2012
Where:  Philadelphia, PA
When:  September 24, 2012
Presentation Title:  Let the Games Begin! Using Gamification as a Tool to Engage e-Patients Effectively – Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Founder, Healthin30, Media Broadcaster, Writer, The Huffington Post and John Pugh, Head of Online Communications, […]

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Engage With Empathy

Thursday, July 5, 2012 13:32 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Original post, “Engage with Empathy” published on The Huffington Post on 6/27/12 in the Healthy Living/Health News Section.
Do you feel connected with your doctor or other health care providers? Do you partner with your providers? How important is patient engagement to you? What words do you use to define patient […]

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3 Best Health Care Tips – mHealth to Social Media Networking

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 9:14 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
As a registered nurse, here are three of my top health tips for taking charge of your health. These aren’t the typical how-to-tips; rather, they help empower you by getting you involved in a hi-tech and social world.
1. Get involved. You are the most important member of your health care […]

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