Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

List of Health Care Social Media and Digital Influencers on Twitter

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:31 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Marie Ennis-O’Connor (@JBBC) is a healthcare writer, public relations consultant, and digital media strategist. Marie recently compiled a list of 84 health care social media and digital influencers on Twitter.
Twitter is a powerful social networking platform and it allows health professionals to deeply connect and engage with the community. Health [...]

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Brief Recap of Tweets for The Great American Smokeout

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 14:52 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
The Great American Smokeout Twitter Chat presented by Sharecare was ongoing spirited conversation for five hours filled with valuable information. The Hashtag #quitforgood led the chat. Every third Thursday in November The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout.
First, thank you to all the participants. Thank you to all [...]

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What are your biggest questions about headaches? Sharecare Experts Answer Them on Twitter

Thursday, June 6, 2013 8:12 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
June is Headache Awareness Month, and Sharecare experts will answer your questions during a Twitter Chat.
Sharecare Twitter Chat #headacheSC
The Headaches Twitter Chat
What: The Headaches Twitter Chat
When: June 6, 2013
Where: Twitter Chat
Time: 12 Noon to 6 p.m. EST
Who: Questions asked by you will be answered by Sharecare’s experts
Hashtag: #headacheSC
Moderator|Host: @Sharecarenow
Sharecare Experts:

Dr. [...]

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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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Event: TEDMED 2013 – Future of Health and Medicine

Sunday, April 14, 2013 17:15 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

I’m truly honored to be invited to attend and participate in TEDMED 2013 at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, April 16-19, 2013. TEDMED, a multi-disciplinary community of innovators and thought leaders will gather together to share ideas about the future in health and medicine.
I will be participating in a [...]

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