Posts Tagged ‘Doctor Patient Communication’

Patient Engagement and Health IT – Social Media Voices

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 11:57 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Four active social media influencers share their voices to define patient engagement and comment on why digital technology is important for the doctor/patient and caregiver relationship.
What is patient engagement and how important is digital technology for the doctor/patient relationship?

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Jody Schoger
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Writer, blogger. Optimist. Cancer Advocate. Working for a better […]

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Top Stories About Patients, Doctors and Nurses

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 19:57 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Here are a few of the top Healthin30 posts that focus on patients, doctors and nurses.  Thank you for your insightful comments and for posting them on Facebook and Twitter.

The Patient, the Most Important Part of the Medical Team
Are patients the most important part of the medical team?  Find out […]

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Empowered Patient: Bring a Family Member or Friend with you to Your Doctor’s Appointment

Friday, September 10, 2010 9:07 5 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Should you bring a family member or friend with you when a patient has a doctor’s appointment?
That is a question explored on a recent post on KevinMD by guest blogger, Diana E. Lee, a chronic migraine patient who blogs at Somebody Heal Me.
“Most of the resources I’ve read about how […]

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Doctor-Patient Relationship: How Patients Can Help Enhance Communication

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 7:03 7 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

From Kevin Pho’s medical blog, KevinMD, a post archived from 2004, Pho talks about the struggles of communication between doctor and patient during the 15 minute office visit.
Pho sites a NY Times article that explains that more than two decades ago, research shows that patients were interrupted 18 seconds into […]

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