Posts Tagged ‘Patient Outcomes’

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 […]

This was posted under category: Adults, Doctors, Health 2.0/Health IT, Hospital Care, Insurance, Nurses, Patient Engagement, Quality Health Care, Social Media/Networking Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Patient-Centric Care at the Hub of Telehealth

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 11:50 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

The conundrum continued behind conference doors last week at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) conference in Tampa about the efficacy of mobile phone usage to improve patient health.
Lively discussions followed about the ROI for chronic disease management through mobile health and outcomes for remote patient monitoring focusing on whether telemedicine […]

This was posted under category: Adults, Diabetes, Doctors, Health 2.0/Health IT, Heart Disease, Hospital Care, Insurance, Nurses, Patient Engagement, Popular Posts, Quality Health Care, Seniors Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,