Posts Tagged ‘Social Medicine’

Mobile Health-The Kaiser Way-An Interview with Bernard Tyson

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 11:14 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A Candid Interview with Bernard Tyson
Bernard J. Tyson
“It’s something our members wanted, they have it and they love it,” said Kaiser Permanente’s President and CEO Bernard J. Tyson, in a recent telephone interview. The “it” Mr. Tyson is referring to is the digital technology that allows Kaiser Permanente members to […]

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8 Ways to Avoid Ethical Pitfalls in Social Media – Part One

Thursday, April 25, 2013 17:07 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Do the ethical rules of law apply to medicine?

 
Ethical issues in social media are a concern for attorneys, and health care professionals can learn from attorneys on how to avoid ethical blowups.
In a recent article in the New York State Bar Association State Bar News, it states that attorneys face […]

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Speaking Event: Social Media in Health Care – HIMSS Southern California

Friday, April 5, 2013 13:04 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

I am delighted to participate in the HIMSS Southern California Annual Health Care Conference.  I will be moderating a panel titled:  “Social Media in Healthcare: Promoting Patient Empowerment and Engagement, Healthcare Value, and Patient Centered Care.”  Panelists include:  Joseph Kim, MD, MPH, Christina Thielst, MHA, FACHE, FHIMSS, and Wandia Chiuri.
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Doctors and Social Media: Legal Aspects and Bottom Line

Thursday, February 21, 2013 19:59 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
The health care social media legal series continues here on Healthin30, and legal expert, David Harlow, Esq, Health Care Attorney and Consultant at The Harlow Group, LLC in Boston, answers a series of questions focusing on the legal aspects of physicians engaging in social media.
Health Care Social Media – Legal […]

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