Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

Speaking Events: Cleveland Clinic and HIMSS Arkansas

Monday, May 14, 2012 11:45 No Comments

Upcoming speaking events for Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Patient Experience: Empathy and Innovation Summit
May 19-22, 2012
Title: Social Media in Health Care
Speakers
Agenda
Arkansas HIMSS
Little Rock, Arkansas
H.I.T. it to the Green with Leadership
June, 1, 2012
Title: Using IT to Engage the Patient
Speakers
Agenda
Guest speakers Cleveland Clinic
Rob Bazemore, Jr.
President
Janssen Biotech
Patricia Benner, RN, PhD, FAAN
Professor Emerita
University of California […]

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Patient Engagement and Health IT – Social Media Voices

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 11:57 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Four active social media influencers share their voices to define patient engagement and comment on why digital technology is important for the doctor/patient and caregiver relationship.
What is patient engagement and how important is digital technology for the doctor/patient relationship?

Twitter
Jody Schoger
@jodyms
Writer, blogger. Optimist. Cancer Advocate. Working for a better […]

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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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Telehealth, Mobile and Gaming: Transforming the Health Care Landscape

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 11:48 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Cutting-edge technology is transforming the health care landscape.  Gaming, mobile and telehealth allow consumers to become engaged in their health care.
A few technology articles from around the web are worth reading. From TechCrunch, to FierceHealthIT, to Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers addressing “Games for Health” to Healthin30 which includes a […]

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Gaming for Better Health

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 10:11 2 Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
An epic win

Parts 1 through 4 of the series “How is Gaming Changing the Landscape in Health Care,” clearly defined the importance of gaming in the health care arena.
Games for Health
Gaming utilizing smartphones and social networking are helping to transform health care.
Jane McGonigal, Game Designer in her TED Talk from […]

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