Travis Bond

Travis Bond, Founder and CEO of CareSync, is a healthcare technology disruptor and a proven leader and entrepreneur. Leveraging his diverse educational background in business, finance, and medicine, Travis creates products and services that have dramatically enhanced the way people do business and the way patients experience healthcare.
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Government Prioritizes Electronic Medical Records Access With MyHealthEData Initiative

Posted by Travis Bond

Mar 7, 2018 1:26:23 PM

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced during HIMSS 2018 the creation of the MyHealthEData initiative, which has the goal of giving patients more electronic medical records access and control over all their personal health data.

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Topics: medical records, chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, physicians & providers, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

New CMS Report Reveals Savings and Health Benefits of Medicare’s Chronic Care Management Program

Posted by Travis Bond

Mar 4, 2018 6:30:00 PM

A new CMS report focused on data from the first two years of Medicare’s Chronic Care Management (CCM) program provides meaningful insight into the value of CCM for providers, payers, and patients. Founder and CEO of CareSync, Travis Bond, shares his thoughts on the results of the CCM assessment and expectations for program success moving forward.

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, physicians & providers, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Help With Physician Burnout and Other Challenges Physicians Face

Posted by Travis Bond

Aug 9, 2017 5:45:20 PM

In this article, CareSync CEO Travis Bond lists 3 of the top workforce challenges facing healthcare organizations today, including advice for getting help with physician burnout.

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Topics: physicians & providers, health tips

Chronic Care Management in 2017: Where We Are Today

Posted by Travis Bond

Jul 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Looking for an update on Chronic Care Management in 2017? CareSync CEO Travis Bond provides information about this healthcare program to help healthcare providers improve patient health, maximize Medicare reimbursements, improve the doctor - patient relationship, and navigate value-based transformation in healthcare. 

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Topics: chronic conditions, Travis Bond, chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, CCM compliance

Make the Most of the CCM Opportunity

Posted by Travis Bond

Jun 23, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The expansion of Medicare’s Chronic Care Management (CCM) program in 2017 has resulted in an exciting time of change and growth for the healthcare industry and made it easier than ever to implement CCM in support of patients and the practice. Whether your organization is evaluating your CCM options for the first time or looking to expand your care coordination efforts, there are lessons learned since the program’s inception and proven strategies that can help you make the most of the CCM opportunity.

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Topics: chronic conditions, Travis Bond, chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, CCM compliance, MACRA, CPT code 99490, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

CPC+ At Its Best

Posted by Travis Bond

May 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you’re one of the nearly 2,900 primary care physicians who began participating in Round 1 of Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), or you’re one of the thousands expected to apply for Round 2, you know it’s not without its challenges. This five-year program involves robust care delivery requirements, expectations to meet certain quality and utilization measures, and risk associated with receiving prospective payments. But it also presents an exciting opportunity to be a key player in changing the way practices deliver care, payers pay for it, and patients experience it.

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Topics: chronic conditions, Travis Bond, chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, CCM compliance, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

New CCM Opportunities for RHCs and FQHCs

Posted by Travis Bond

May 15, 2017 10:30:00 AM

After waiting a year to be able to participate in Medicare’s Chronic Care Management (CCM) program, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) still faced a formidable obstacle to implementing CCM.

In 2016, they could be reimbursed for providing CCM to their patients, but they were unable to contract with third parties to help them do so. Because CCM had to be provided by their clinical staff under direct supervision by the practitioner, offering CCM became challenging at best.

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Topics: chronic conditions, Travis Bond, chronic care management (CCM), care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, CCM compliance, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), FQHCs

Shedding Light on the Dark Spaces in Healthcare

Posted by Travis Bond

Mar 8, 2017 4:39:28 PM

Between office visits, between different providers, or during transitions in care, patients are often navigating a fragmented healthcare system on their own. In turn, physicians miss out on vital information, having to rely on patients to tell them if they saw a different doctor, experienced an emergency, or started taking a new medication. These voids in communication, care, and guidance are often called the dark spaces in healthcare.

Care coordination services are designed to shed light on these dark spaces.

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Topics: medical records, health conditions, Travis Bond, family health, care coordination, patients, caregivers, physicians & providers, CareSync, healthcare costs, transitional care management

Healthcare Innovation Creates Investment Opportunities

Posted by Travis Bond

Feb 15, 2017 11:56:30 AM

Innovations in healthcare result in exciting products and services that shape how consumers and providers experience care. They also present an opportunity that strikes a chord with investors.

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Topics: trade shows & conferences, Travis Bond, health IT, mHealth, physicians & providers, CareSync, Digital Health, value-based care, healthcare research

MACRA Final Rule: What You Need to Know

Posted by Travis Bond

Nov 4, 2016 4:43:45 PM

With the final rule out, we highlight the major changes that impact you, share early insight into the differences between the proposed and final rule, and identify ways you can successfully move forward with MACRA.

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Topics: chronic care management (CCM), Medicare, mHealth, care coordination, reimbursements, physicians & providers, MACRA, Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), physician fee schedule (PFS), CareSync, Quality Payment Program (QPP), Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs)

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