Posts Tagged ‘MD’

Heart Disease in Women: Ladies, Love Your Heart All Year Long

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 18:13 3 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Featured in USATODAY.com | Grand Rounds – Health Tips

American Heart Month may be officially over, but don’t let the lack of media attention fool you into thinking heart disease isn’t a critical issue.
We still need to be mindful of the fact that heart disease is the number one killer […]

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Transparency is Critical for Safe Quality Patient Care

Thursday, October 1, 2009 10:55 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Paul Levy, CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston is determined to eliminate preventable harm to patients by increasing transparency.
Documented on the BIDMC’s website, a list of hospital wide measures including infections, hand hygiene and nursing care are highlighted.  Keeping track of central line infections, hand hygiene, […]

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Health Care Reform and You – J.James Rohack, MD, AMA President – Live on Health in 30

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 11:10 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
[Please stay tuned for more info.  This special show with J. James Rohack, MD will not air live on October 29th, however it will be rescheduled in the near future.  Thank you.]

Join me and for the first time my very special guest co-host, Kevin Soden, MD on Thursday, October 29, […]

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