Courtney Larned

Courtney Larned, VP of Marketing at CareSync, is a creative marketing and corporate communication professional and a passionate leader of consumer health transformation. A strong advocate for patients and their families, Courtney often speaks at events and on panels about medical records, chronic care management, patients’ rights under HIPAA, and the tools and services available to help families experience better healthcare.
Find me on:

Recent Posts

Medicare Chronic Care Management

Posted by Courtney Larned

Dec 29, 2014 8:58:03 PM

If you've been following healthcare in the news at all, you've probably seen the phrase chronic care management (CCM) quite a bit lately. Here's why: Starting in January, and for the first time ever, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be reimbursing doctors for offering CCM services to their eligible Medicare patients.

Read More

Topics: chronic care management (CCM)

Make Time to Learn Your Family Health History this Thanksgiving

Posted by Courtney Larned

Nov 20, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Both common and rare diseases are known to run in families. Diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, hemophilia, sickle cell anemia and cystic fibrosis are commonly seen from generation to generation.

Read More

Topics: family health

My Top 8 Reasons You Need to Peek at Your Medical Records

Posted by Courtney Larned

Oct 13, 2014 8:30:00 AM

Knowledge is power. Yet, when it comes to healthcare, most people don’t have any idea what’s in their medical record. Today, we’re going to break down some of our favorite reasons why you should get your records, understand what’s in them, and share them with your family and care team.

Read More

Topics: medical records

Tracking your health with CareSync

Posted by Courtney Larned

Oct 10, 2014 1:01:26 PM

October 10th is World Mental Health Day, and now that I have confirmed that it does not entail a day off from work to focus on my personal mental health, I've decided to share how the latest version of CareSync helps you track how you're feeling over time, and how easy it is to share your "between visit" information with your family, caregivers, and doctors to get better care.

Tracking Your Health

Have you ever been at a doctor's appointment and your brain goes completely blank about all of the things you wanted to talk about? Raises hand. Have you wanted to better explain how you've been feeling over time, but can't really share the timeline of your symptoms? Raises hand.

Read More

Topics: medical records

Speaking Out For Patients & Caregivers At #Health2con

Posted by Courtney Larned

Sep 19, 2014 1:43:08 PM

Going to #Health2con, that is: Health 2.0 in Santa Clara, California, September 21st through September 24th?

Read More

Dementia or a disguise: Managing health as a home caregiver

Posted by Courtney Larned

Jul 25, 2014 8:00:00 AM

When you are a home caregiver for an elderly or infirm loved one, it’s very scary to notice a change that looks like Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia.

Read More

Best practices when you need your medical records

Posted by Courtney Larned

Jul 23, 2014 11:30:00 AM

While we think it's a good idea to always have access to your medical records, we recognize that it's not something that most people think about until they are facing a diagnosis, relocating and needing a new doctor, or taking on a caregiving role for a loved one.

Read More

Topics: medical records

Home music therapy for the caregiver

Posted by Courtney Larned

Jul 15, 2014 11:00:00 AM

It’s long been known that music has the ability to reach into recesses of the mind, even of dementia and Alzheimer’s sufferers. Those long-ago favorite tunes can actually seem to bring life back to those people who spend long days in a mental prison.

Read More

Topics: caregivers

Three (plus) reasons to get your medical records

Posted by Courtney Larned

Jul 14, 2014 10:30:00 AM

Many people have not accessed their own medical records and don't realize they have a right to. In a variety of instances it is important to have a comprehensive view of your medical information. Here are three of the (many) reasons why you should take control of your medical information.

Read More

Topics: medical records

Moms Chime in on the Best Sunglasses for Kids

Posted by Courtney Larned

Jul 11, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Once the school bell rings on the final day each June, it's incredibly likely that you'll find my little boy outside. Between camps, visits with grandparents, and weekends at the neighborhood pool, we spend a ton of time out in the sun. He's incredibly fair - blonde hair, blue eyes, and lots of sweet freckles - so sunscreen and hats have always been an integral part of our summer days.

Read More

Topics: family health, healthy living, health tips, eye health

Join Our Communities!

Tips for Caregivers

Subscribe by Email

Like us on Facebook