Posts Tagged ‘Health Care Technology’

How is Gaming Changing the Landscape in Health Care? Part 2 | Joseph C. Kvedar, Center for Connected Health

Thursday, January 5, 2012 11:19 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Health care industry insiders answer the question:
“How is gaming changing the landscape in health care?”
In Part 1, Fabio Gratton, Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Ignite Health, shared his insightful thoughts and answered the question, “How is Gaming Changing the Landscape in Health Care?”
In Part 2, Joseph C. Kvedar, Founder […]

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How is Gaming Changing the Landscape in Health Care? Part 1 | Fabio Gratton, Ignite Health

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 12:25 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Health care industry insiders answer the question:
“How is gaming changing the landscape in health care?”
First, Fabio Gratton, Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Ignite Health says, “gamifying health care is not a silver bullet,” and in Part 2, Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, Founder and Director of the Center for […]

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Health Care: Employers Encourage Healthy Lifestyles with Penalties and Rewards

Monday, December 5, 2011 19:54 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

How do companies curb health care costs?
Do healthier employees lead to increased productivity?  Several progressive companies believe so and have committed to providing employees with programs to help engage them in a healthier lifestyle.
As part of the incentives to lead a healthier lifestyle some employers have instituted a penalty and […]

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Power of Facebook and Mobile Technology to Help Drive Behavior Change

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 17:04 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Numera Social Webinar:
“Harness the Power of Facebook and iPhone Apps in Your Health & Wellness Programs”

Facebook has more than 800 million active users and the average user has 130 friends.  There are more than 350 million active users who currently access Facebook through their mobile devices.
According to Pew […]

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Part 2: Guy Kawasaki Talks Social Media and 10 Tips for Enchanting Decision Making

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 13:27 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
In Part 1 on Healthin30, “Guy Kawasaki Jumps the Curve with Enchanting Insights to Empower,” Kawasaki offers insightful tips to help companies succeed.
Whether the company is a start-up, health care technology company, pharma company, medical practice, major health care organization, or a leading company listed on Forbes, “enchanting” insights can […]

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