Posts Tagged ‘YouTube’

My First YouTube Video is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Friday, August 22, 2014 19:11 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Accepted
Donna Hill Howes nominated the Sharecare Advisory Board for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Here is my first YouTube Video featuring the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. For more information on ALS, please visit The ALS Association.
I call out Harry Greenspun, MD, John La Puma, MD and […]

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Nurses Share Insights into Social Media

Sunday, April 15, 2012 13:47 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Illinois Nurses Association Highlights Social Media
The Illinois Nurse, the official publication of the Illinois Nurses Association highlights social media for nurses and offers continuing education credits in the March 2012 edition, Volume 8, No. 1.
Social media has changed the landscape in health care and it is a powerful and phenomenal […]

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Social Media: Pharma Industry Considers Patient Engagement a Must

Friday, February 10, 2012 14:55 5 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

The Pharmaceutical industry feels patient engagement is a priority, but lacks presence in the social media world.  There’s a better way for Pharma to get their message heard, and it requires going beyond the medications and stepping outside the silo.
I’m not in Pharma, and I’m not a marketer, but I […]

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Blogworld and New Media Expo Offer Social Health Track

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 15:12 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Social media has changed the landscape in health care.  Social media is a powerful and phenomenal platform to help educate consumers, raise awareness of health issues and connect with consumers and colleagues.
Social media gives a voice to patients and consumers and it allows the conversation to get started with doctors […]

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