Posts Tagged ‘hospitals’

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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Social Media: Are you engaged or do you ignore it?

Friday, January 27, 2012 14:24 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Can health care providers afford to ignore social media?
Social Media Networking isn’t going to go away…

…and trying to ignore won’t work…
Social media is a powerful and phenomenal platform to disseminate valuable and trusted health information.  Are you engaged in social media networking or are you ignoring it?
Social media allows […]

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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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Time to Eliminate Dangerous Injection Practices by Clinicians

Thursday, April 28, 2011 21:25 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Thanks to Laura Landro for shining light on unsafe injections in her WSJ blog, “Unsafe Injection Practices Persist Despite Education Efforts.”
Landro writes:
“A new push is underway to eliminate unsafe injection practices, which remain a persistent safety problem despite years of efforts to educate clinicians about the risks of re-using needles, […]

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