Posts Tagged ‘thehealthcareblog’

Health Care: Employers Encourage Healthy Lifestyles with Penalties and Rewards

Monday, December 5, 2011 19:54 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

How do companies curb health care costs?
Do healthier employees lead to increased productivity?  Several progressive companies believe so and have committed to providing employees with programs to help engage them in a healthier lifestyle.
As part of the incentives to lead a healthier lifestyle some employers have instituted a penalty and […]

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Social Media: Top 5 Useful Health Tweets

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 20:23 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Twitter is a powerful form of social media, and it is a phenomenal resource for sharing information.  Twitter can help improve your health.
A significant blog on Mashable, “HOW TO: Use Social Media for Better Health” by Ben Parr, he writes that “Healthy living can be a shared experience.”
Social media is […]

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Health 2.0 in San Francisco to Offer the Latest in Innovative Health IT, Oct 7-8

Friday, August 20, 2010 15:19 No Comments

Health 2.0 Fall Agenda Announced, Oct 7-8
Guest Post by Matthew Holt

This week we’ve announced the line up (or the first chunk of it) for the 4th annual Health 2.0 Conference in San Francisco Oct 7-8. The conference is the climax of  Health Innovation Week — a week long series of conferences, meetings, and events highlighting […]

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The Health 2.0 Developer Challenge Wants Innovative Health Care Developers

Monday, July 12, 2010 11:36 No Comments

Guest post by Indu Subaiya and Matthew Holt

The Health 2.0 Developer Challenge–It’s On!
By Indu Subaiya & Matthew Holt
[Original post published on The Health Care Blog July 8, 2010, and reprinted with permission from Matthew Holt.]
Today is the formal kick-off of the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge. The challenge was first announced by Federal CTO […]

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Health IT Engages in the World of Health 2.0

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 17:44 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Healthin30 begins to delve into the world of Health IT and we’ll bring you the latest innovations in health care technology.
In the world of Health 2.0 (“user-generated phenomenon”), co-founder Matthew Holt brilliantly captures the technological geniuses that have created and developed health technologies for providers and patients to help reduce […]

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