Posts Tagged ‘Telemedicine’

Speaking Event: Cayman Islands National Healthcare 20/20 Conference

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 10:17 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
I’m delighted to participate in the Cayman Islands National Healthcare 20/20 Conference, and the topic of my presentation is “The rise of digital technology for better patient engagement.”  For further details you may read the Press Release (provided by the 20/20 Healthcare Conference) below.

20/20 Healthcare Conference to discuss […]

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mHealth: Valuable information in PwC report, but are the findings remarkable?

Thursday, June 14, 2012 14:37 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A recent report, (PDF link) “Emerging mHealth:  Paths for growth,” commissioned by PwC, (PriceWaterhouseCoopers) the Economist Intelligence Unit, is well executed, however it’s important to understand the research sample for this survey.
Is it possible that the results of the survey would be different if the sample was broader in terms […]

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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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Grand Rounds on Healthin30 Features Health IT – Mobile Technology, Telemedicine and More

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 16:34 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Thank you to everyone who submitted posts for Grand Rounds. I greatly appreciate it.  Grand Rounds is a summary of the best health care writing online.  It features stories, opinions and analysis from doctors, nurses, patients, researchers and administrators, as well as journalists.  This edition features health care technology […]

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Can Mobile Devices Help Connect the Dots for Better Health Care?

Friday, March 2, 2012 11:35 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Educating patients through texting

Mobile technology may help to transform the lives of patients and provide a stronger partnership with health care providers.
I received a text message from my mobile service provider regarding a quick survey as a follow-up to a phone conversation I had with one of their representatives.
The […]

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