Posts Tagged ‘e-Patient’

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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Bruce Dan, MD Cancer Blog – 4 Tips to Help Whip Doctors and Nurses into Shape

Monday, May 10, 2010 14:11 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Part II
In Part I of my blog, “Bruce Dan, MD Blogs About His Cancer Treatment”, and I highlighted areas where Dr. Dan shows humor, strength and resolve.
Part II addresses issues that Dr. Dan observes firsthand that affect patient care.
Dr. Dan offers his observations and I offer some simple tips to […]

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Barbara Ficarra and Matthew Holt to Present The Rise of the e-Patient and Social Media

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 22:05 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Health and Medical Professionals
I’m excited to be on the faculty again at this year’s 30th Annual Medical Communications Conference.  This year I’ll be presenting two sessions.
First, I’m thrilled that I’ll be speaking with Matthew Holt, founder of TheHealthCareBlog and co-founder of Health 2.0.
We’ll be presenting:
The Rise of the e-Patient […]

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