Introducing myself and my journal: e-Patients Live Longer

Nancy Finn
Posted November 11, 2014 from United States

About Me: Profile, Nancy B. Finn

Nancy B. Finn is a health care journalist, thought leader and patient advocate focusing on patient empowerment and engagement with the deployment of digital communication technology. She is the author of e-Patients Live Longer, the Complete Guide to Managing Health Care Using Technology, published by iUniverse, and Digital Communication in Medical Practice, published by Springer Verlag.

Ms. Finn is on the advisory board of the Global Alliance for Women’s Health and recently gave a presentation: “Expediting Advances in Women’s Health through Internet and mHealth,” at the Geneva NGO Forum Beijing+20 UN ECE Regional Review, United Nations, Geneva Switzerland.

She is one of the blog authors of published by the Society for Participatory Medicine, writes the health care blog, and is the editor of Health Care Basics, a monthly e-newsletter. She is a contributing columnist and a reviewer for the Journal of Participatory Medicine and is sought after to write articles for health-related publications, as a speaker at many national forums on e-patients and technology.

Ms. Finn is a member of the Board of Overseers at Mount Auburn Hospital and the consumer advocate and a voting member of BIDCO (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Board). She is also the Secretary and a board member of the Society for Participatory Medicine.

My Passions: advancing the mission of patient empowerment

My Challenges: enough time in the day

My Vision for the Future: A world where everyone has access to excellent healthcare in a collaborative setting

My Areas of Expertise: writing, speaking, digital communication/health IT

Comments 2

  • Yvette Warren
    Nov 17, 2014
    Nov 17, 2014

    Welcome to World Pulse, Nancy.

    I am greeting you from New Orleans. It is wonderful for the future of our world that you choose to use your many gifts to work for our whole earth. World Pulse exists to share our strengths with those who need them. Many of us are finding reasons to continue hoping through our contacts on World Pulse.

    I am in awe of the challenges that you are willing to tackle through technology education and development. I am married to a retired neurologist who was the recipient of a heart transplant in 2001. I have seen medicine from both sides. Your vision of collaboration in medicine is a dire need in all of science. The other dire need that I see is helping people understand how to sort anecdotal and scientific "evidence."

    Your visions are one step closer to achievement when you network in such a strong group of empowered people. You are only one person, but you are smart enough to know that our power is exponential when combined with other powerful people. In order to learn more about what World Pulse has to offer, please read the guide to getting started

    You are now a part of a thriving grassroots network of women leaders and supporters from more than 190 countries. I look forward to hearing more of your voice in WorldPulse.

    Continue to be a blessing.

  • Fatima Waziri - Azi
    Nov 24, 2014
    Nov 24, 2014

    Hey Nancy! Welcome to Worldpulse community!

    You are now part of a thriving network of grassroots women leaders and supporters from more than 190 countries. It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

    Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you.

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