Posts Tagged ‘CNN’

The Patient, the Most Important Part of the Medical Team

Monday, November 15, 2010 13:11 9 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
(A follow-up post to “When Doctors and Nurses Work Together.”)
Do you feel that patients are the most important part of the medical (health care team)?
In a recent post on Healthin30, “When Doctors and Nurses Work Together” I wrote about the team-based approach for caring and treating patients, and it addressed […]

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Healthin30 Reader Chosen for CNN’s Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge with Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 12:10 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A quick update
After reading a tweet by Dr. Sanjay Gupta:
“Want to swim/bike/run the NYC tri with me? It’s a chance to lose forever. Need a serious 6 month commitment tho… http://bit.ly/90HBoK,”
I posted a blog about it, and it got a great deal of attention.
I was bombarded with emails from readers […]

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How to be an Empowered Health Consumer

Thursday, January 7, 2010 15:54 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Empowered health consumers know how to take charge of their health and are proactive in their care.
Whether they’re surfing the web for health information, visiting their doctor or health care professional, or a patient in the hospital; empowered health consumers know how to question and communicate.
This blog is a continuation […]

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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, New York Times Best-Selling Author’s Book Party for Cheating Death

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 14:00 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
I was thrilled to be invited to Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s book party at Rouge Tomate in New York City on December 14, 2009.
Many people were there to help celebrate the New York Times Best- Selling Author’s book, Cheating Death.
Larry King, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Deepak Chopra, Joan Lunden, Soledad O’Brien, Dr. […]

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s Medical Correspondent is Looking for 5 Eager People to Get Fit

Monday, November 30, 2009 15:01 No Comments

Fit Nation Tri Challenge (the “Challenge”)
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
How many times have you thought about doing something and you keep telling yourself that you’ll do it “someday” or it’s on your “to-do” list?
Well, I know I have a pretty long “to-do” list and a Triathlon is on my list along with running the […]

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