Posts Tagged ‘Quality Patient Care’

Nurses Strong During Hurricane Sandy and Every Day

Friday, November 9, 2012 9:39 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
The post is dedicated to all the remarkable nurses, doctors and other members of the health care team.  Your strength and dedication is extraordinary, and not only in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, but every day.

The original post, “Hurricane Sandy: No Match for Nurses’ Resolve,” is published on The Huffington […]

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Speaking Event: Ivey Global Health Care Conference – Measuring What Matters: Cost vs. Value

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 14:00 No Comments

Upcoming speaking event for Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Barbara would love to hear from you.  Please see “Your Turn” at the end of this post.  As always, thank you for your valuable time.

I’m thrilled to be invited to participate at the Ivey Global Health Care Conference Measuring What Matters: Cost vs. Value in Toronto, ON […]

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Connected Health Care: How Technology is Driving Transformation

Sunday, October 28, 2012 17:22 No Comments

Guest post by Bernard J. Tyson
The age of mobile has arrived. A recent Pew Research Center report found that more than four in 10 American adults now own a smartphone, and one in five owns a tablet. People are connected to the Web wherever they are and whenever they want information. They are using their […]

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TEDMED Challenge of Health and Medicine – Improving Medical Communications

Thursday, October 11, 2012 20:05 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Health care is about you being in charge of your health. It’s about you partnering and communicating with your doctor and other health care providers. Patient engagement is essential and it begins with you being an empowered and proactive patient.
How can we improve communication between doctor and patient?
A […]

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mHealth: Valuable information in PwC report, but are the findings remarkable?

Thursday, June 14, 2012 14:37 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
A recent report, (PDF link) “Emerging mHealth:  Paths for growth,” commissioned by PwC, (PriceWaterhouseCoopers) the Economist Intelligence Unit, is well executed, however it’s important to understand the research sample for this survey.
Is it possible that the results of the survey would be different if the sample was broader in terms […]

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