Posts Tagged ‘U. S. Department of Health and Human Services’

Telehealth, the Nucleus of Patient Care

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 21:10 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

“Telehealth, the Nucleus of Patient Care” is published in Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
[Update:  July 6, 2011 – Complete article may be found at the end of this post.  Reprinted with permission.]

Here is a selection from the article:
Why is telehealth slow to be adopted in the health care […]

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Dr. Bill Crounse Talks with Todd Park: Comparing Health Insurance Plans Made Easy

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 14:40 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Microsoft’s Dr. Bill Crounse Talks with Todd Park, CTO of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on Health Tech Today
There is a plethora of health information for consumers today.  We are surrounded by smart meaningful material, but somehow it is easy to get lost in the maze of […]

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The Health 2.0 Developer Challenge Wants Innovative Health Care Developers

Monday, July 12, 2010 11:36 No Comments

Guest post by Indu Subaiya and Matthew Holt

The Health 2.0 Developer Challenge–It’s On!
By Indu Subaiya & Matthew Holt
[Original post published on The Health Care Blog July 8, 2010, and reprinted with permission from Matthew Holt.]
Today is the formal kick-off of the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge. The challenge was first announced by Federal CTO […]

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Prescription Drug Abuse: Superwoman Syndrome Fuels Concern

Friday, March 5, 2010 9:24 1 Comment

Part I
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

There’s no doubt that prescription drug abuse is a major problem in America, and it’s escalating in epic proportions.  Prescription drug abuse affects men, women and teens.  Concerning trends include older adults, adolescents and women.
On MSNBC’s website, Karen Asp writes, Superwoman syndrome fuels pill-pop culture, and it’s about how […]

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