Posts Tagged ‘Social Influence’

Gaming for Better Health

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 10:11 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
An epic win

Parts 1 through 4 of the series “How is Gaming Changing the Landscape in Health Care,” clearly defined the importance of gaming in the health care arena.
Games for Health
Gaming utilizing smartphones and social networking are helping to transform health care.
Jane McGonigal, Game Designer in her TED Talk from […]

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What Topics on Healthin30 Caught Your Attention?

Thursday, December 29, 2011 12:17 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Social Media Networking caught your attention on Healthin30 with “3 Reasons Why Social Networking Is Not a Waste of Time for Health Professionals,” leading with 1,367 Tweets.
“List of 20 Excellent Social Media Networking Resources” also is a popular post.  Other topics include:  Women and Heart Disease, Telehealth, Patients and the […]

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Telehealth Tapping into Social Influence

Monday, September 19, 2011 15:26 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

In a recent Harvard Business Review Blog, David Armano writes about the six pillars of influence that leads to measurably favorable outcomes.
To achieve measurably better health, the pillars Armano explains can certainly be adopted.
He notes how the “social web can amplify signals, influence behavior and lead to action.”
Social networking has […]

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