Posts Tagged ‘Johnson and Johnson’

Social Media: 3 Notable Quotes in the Social Health Space

Sunday, April 22, 2012 11:41 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
J&J Unit Closes Facebook Page Due To Comments by Ed Silverman

“This page was created – in a spirit of innovation – as a space for people affected by psoriasis to share experiences and information, and to discuss psoriasis and related topics. Janssen is proud to have provided this forum at […]

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Can Mobile Devices Help Connect the Dots for Better Health Care?

Friday, March 2, 2012 11:35 4 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Educating patients through texting

Mobile technology may help to transform the lives of patients and provide a stronger partnership with health care providers.
I received a text message from my mobile service provider regarding a quick survey as a follow-up to a phone conversation I had with one of their representatives.
The […]

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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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Blogworld and New Media Expo Offer Social Health Track

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 15:12 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Social media has changed the landscape in health care.  Social media is a powerful and phenomenal platform to help educate consumers, raise awareness of health issues and connect with consumers and colleagues.
Social media gives a voice to patients and consumers and it allows the conversation to get started with doctors […]

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