Posts Tagged ‘social media’

Twitter Heart Chat: Sharecare and American Heart Association

Thursday, February 20, 2014 10:59 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Twitter Chats are a powerful way to share valuable information in real-time.  Sharecare and the American Heart Association partner to host a Twitter Chat on Heart Health.
Please join the Twitter Chat today, February 20, 2014 from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST, and use the Hashtag #HeartChat.

In support of the [...]

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Engaging Women in Public Health through Social Media

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 10:01 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
It’s Social Media Week and I’m thrilled to be invited to participate in a Google + Hangout event hosted by Danya International Inc. to talk about “Engaging Women in Public Health Through Social Media (#W4PH),” Please join us today, Tuesday, September 24, 2013, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET.
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Health: Online Health by the Numbers

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 10:15 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Digital Technology has changed the landscape in health care, and it has changed the role of the consumer, patient, caregiver and health care professional. The internet has empowered patients and consumers to take charge of their health and to be proactive.  Consumers and patients are active participants in their health [...]

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Emergency Medicine Resident at George Washington University Hospital Chooses Healthin30 for Mini-Fellowship in Medical Journalism

Thursday, August 8, 2013 14:51 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
(Editor’s Note: Update August 16, 2013- Correction
I’d like to clarify this post. Justin Larkin, MD is an emergency medicine resident at The George Washington University Hospital, however the mini-fellowship is a curriculum requirement at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Please see revised post here.)
Justin Larkin, [...]

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