Posts Tagged ‘facebook’

Social Media Health: 3 Key Elements to Use When Engaging in Social Media

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 12:28 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
There are some health care professionals who refuse to engage in social media and there are others who have mastered it.  And yet there are some who just don’t understand it.

There’s a photo of a clinician on Facebook holding a cigarette.
It may not seem like much, but when it’s a […]

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3 Rapid-Fire Health Care Social Media Networking Tips

Friday, May 25, 2012 14:09 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Lead, listen and learn how to engage in health care social media networking.

1.  Leadership – Innovation is only possible with leaders willing to challenge the status quo.  True leaders are the ones who passionately step out of the boundaries, willing to take action.  In order for social media to […]

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Nurses Share Insights into Social Media

Sunday, April 15, 2012 13:47 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Illinois Nurses Association Highlights Social Media
The Illinois Nurse, the official publication of the Illinois Nurses Association highlights social media for nurses and offers continuing education credits in the March 2012 edition, Volume 8, No. 1.
Social media has changed the landscape in health care and it is a powerful and phenomenal […]

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Social Media: Pharma Industry Considers Patient Engagement a Must

Friday, February 10, 2012 14:55 5 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

The Pharmaceutical industry feels patient engagement is a priority, but lacks presence in the social media world.  There’s a better way for Pharma to get their message heard, and it requires going beyond the medications and stepping outside the silo.
I’m not in Pharma, and I’m not a marketer, but I […]

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