Posts Tagged ‘Patients’

How to Submit a Guest Post to Healthin30.com

Thursday, September 6, 2012 8:26 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
[Update-Editor’s Note:  Patients and Caregivers are welcome to share their stories in a blog post.  Healthin30 would love to hear from you.]
Whether you are a health care journalist, doctor, nurse or other health care professional, Healthin30 welcomes your expertise.  Engage with the Healthin30 audience by submitting a blog post or […]

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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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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 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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Speaking Events: Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS Arkansas

Monday, May 14, 2012 11:45 No Comments

Upcoming speaking events for Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Patient Experience: Empathy and Innovation Summit
May 19-22, 2012
Title: Social Media in Health Care
Speakers
Agenda
Arkansas HIMSS
Little Rock, Arkansas
H.I.T. it to the Green with Leadership
June, 1, 2012
Title: Using IT to Engage the Patient
Speakers
Agenda
Guest speakers Cleveland Clinic
Rob Bazemore, Jr.
President
Janssen Biotech
Patricia Benner, RN, PhD, FAAN
Professor Emerita
University of California […]

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