Posts Tagged ‘Remote Patient Monitoring’

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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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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Telehealth, Mobile and Gaming: Transforming the Health Care Landscape

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 11:48 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Cutting-edge technology is transforming the health care landscape.  Gaming, mobile and telehealth allow consumers to become engaged in their health care.
A few technology articles from around the web are worth reading. From TechCrunch, to FierceHealthIT, to Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers addressing “Games for Health” to Healthin30 which includes a […]

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Latest Post on KevinMD: Chronic disease management through mobile health

Thursday, August 18, 2011 21:26 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A recent post I wrote on telehealth is published on KevinMD, “Chronic disease management through mobile health.”
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