Posts Tagged ‘e-patient Dave’

Social Media and Online Health Sites Begins the Conversation with Doctors and Nurses

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 7:44 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

My post on KevinMD, “Social media starts the patient dialogue with doctors and nurses” talks about the importance of gathering health information online to get the conversation started with doctors and nurses.
A patient apologized to me for asking so many questions. There is no need to apologize, I said to […]

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How to Engage Your E-Patients Like a Rock Star

Friday, October 30, 2009 14:04 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Part 1 in a series on the e-patient, participatory medicine and health 2.0

There’s no question that today’s patients are savvy.  Today’s patients are e-patients. Surrounded by technology, researching health information on the Internet has never been easier.  Patients are engaging in communities and social networking sites and the exchange of […]

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