Posts Tagged ‘KevinMD’

Should Nurse Practitioners with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice be Called Doctors?

Thursday, May 27, 2010 10:43 83 Comments

Nurse Practitioners – Doctors?
[Original post is published on The Health Care Blog]
By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

My recent post on The Health Care Blog, “Nurse Practitioners – Doctors?”  addresses the issues surrounding nurse practitioners obtaining a doctorate degree.
I’d like to thank all those readers of The Health Care Blog (THCB) for their comments.  Thank […]

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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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Dr. Kevin Pho Discusses Doctors and Social Media

Saturday, July 25, 2009 10:05 1 Comment

Join me on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at a special time for a fascinating discussion with Dr. Kevin Pho, a primary care physician and a nationally recognized medical commentator who publishes provocative medical commentary at
Kevin Pho, MD is a graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine, where he completed his residency in […]

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