Posts Tagged ‘Biometric Data’

Telehealth, Mobile and Gaming: Transforming the Health Care Landscape

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 11:48 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Cutting-edge technology is transforming the health care landscape.  Gaming, mobile and telehealth allow consumers to become engaged in their health care.
A few technology articles from around the web are worth reading. From TechCrunch, to FierceHealthIT, to Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers addressing “Games for Health” to Healthin30 which includes a […]

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Latest Post on KevinMD: Chronic disease management through mobile health

Thursday, August 18, 2011 21:26 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A recent post I wrote on telehealth is published on KevinMD, “Chronic disease management through mobile health.”
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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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Patient-Centric Care at the Hub of Telehealth

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 11:50 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

The conundrum continued behind conference doors last week at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) conference in Tampa about the efficacy of mobile phone usage to improve patient health.
Lively discussions followed about the ROI for chronic disease management through mobile health and outcomes for remote patient monitoring focusing on whether telemedicine […]

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