Posts Tagged ‘Social Media Medicine’

Power of Social Media: Sharecare, Twitter and You

Thursday, February 2, 2012 10:34 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

One word to describe social media is engagement.  Social media allows relationships to develop and it fosters connection among the community.  A two-way conversation emerges and collaboration surfaces.
Twitter, one platform in the social media arena, allows real-time communication to occur in 140 characters or less.
Sharecare’s recent Twitter chat engaged the […]

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A Brilliant Reason to Dive Deep into the Social Media Health Space

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 18:04 5 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Recently,  I had the pleasure of being surrounded by brilliant health care thought leaders.  First, I delivered a social media presentation at the Eyeforpharma conference.  Secondly, I sat in the audience at the Social Communications and Health Care 2011 conference to listen to others present on social media, and participate […]

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Top Stories on Social Media, Health, Patient Engagement and Doctor-Nurse Team

Friday, March 18, 2011 18:41 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
The top posts on Healthin30 include topics on social media in health care, patient engagement, importance of teamwork in medicine, and healthy living.
Thank you for your insightful comments, tweets and postings to Facebook.

Social Media: Medical Social Networking – Part 2 [24 Comments 117 Tweets]
This is a comprehensive post that delves […]

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