Posts Tagged ‘National Association of Medical Communicators’

Legacy of NAMC Comes to a Halt, Founding Member Bill Crounse, MD Bids Farewell and AHCJ Open its Doors

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 12:17 3 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

First, I’d like to say with a very heavy heart how saddened I am by the news of the disbandment of NAMC…

The National Association of Medical Communicators (NAMC) closes its doors after more than two decades of inspiring health professionals to accurately communicate health and medical information to the public.
NAMC […]

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Barbara Ficarra and Matthew Holt to Present The Rise of the e-Patient and Social Media

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 22:05 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Health and Medical Professionals
I’m excited to be on the faculty again at this year’s 30th Annual Medical Communications Conference.  This year I’ll be presenting two sessions.
First, I’m thrilled that I’ll be speaking with Matthew Holt, founder of TheHealthCareBlog and co-founder of Health 2.0.
We’ll be presenting:
The Rise of the e-Patient […]

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Bruce Dan, MD Blogs About His Cancer Treatment

Monday, May 3, 2010 12:57 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
For Health Consumers and Medical Professionals

Heartfelt accounts of cancer treatment documented with humor
Part  I

“I must say, good-naturedly, that the physicians and nurses are reluctant to give you an exact answer to a question.  It’s always, “It depends.”  I realize that things vary, but if a Martian came to earth and […]

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