CPC+ and Other Physician Practices: Improving Healthcare Delivery Through PFACs

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Jun 29, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Patient care in America’s hospitals, physician exam rooms, and other healthcare settings varies greatly. In some, the patient’s perspective is valued, while at others, patients feel as if their experience and point of view are irrelevant.

For example, anyone who has ever had a bad experience knows that hospitals can be impersonal, intimidating, and at times downright scary. You’re alone most of the time, and when doctors and nurses do enter your room, it’s usually to take readings, administer another test, or push whatever medication at you. 

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Topics: patient advocacy, medication & treatments, family health, care coordination, healthcare planning, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

3 Ways Physicians Can Use Social Media for Business Growth

Posted by The CareSync Team

Mar 30, 2017 8:54:00 AM

Social media offers the opportunity to increase awareness of your practice, attract new patients, promote yourself as a thought leader in your specialty, and more. Here are three ways you can leverage it.

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Topics: patient engagement, patient advocacy, family health, mHealth, care coordination, patients, health tips, Digital Health

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

Great Expectations: Consumer Priorities in Healthcare

Posted by The Engaged Patient

Feb 22, 2017 1:49:19 PM

The Deloitte 2016 Consumer Priorities in Healthcare Survey found that the expectations consumers have about healthcare interactions are being shaped by their experiences with other industries. For example, the more convenient and customized their interactions become with industries such as retailing and banking, the more they expect the same from the healthcare industry.

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Topics: patient engagement, medical studies, family health, patients, caregivers, physicians & providers, healthcare research, medical research

The Do Not Resuscitate Discussion

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Jan 30, 2017 10:55:22 AM

When a patient faces a life-threatening diagnosis or they are nearing the end of life, they and their doctors have to have some tough conversations. But there's one tough conversation you can encourage your patient to have with their family members and caregivers to help make things easier in a time of emergency: whether or not the patient wants to be resuscitated.

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Topics: patient advocacy, medication & treatments, family health, care coordination, end of life decisions, DNR, healthcare planning, do not resuscitate

Engaging Patients and Their Families

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jan 5, 2017 9:38:30 AM

Guiding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ shift from volume to value is the CMS Quality Strategy. One of the six goals in this overall quality strategy is to “strengthen person and family engagement as partners in care.” Earlier this month, CMS made progress toward accomplishing this goal by announcing the release of the CMS Person and Family Engagement Strategy. What is it and how can its principles be used to increase patient engagement for your practice?

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Topics: patient engagement, patient advocacy, family health, care coordination, physicians & providers, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), value-based care

Sobering News Regarding the Cost of Healthcare for American Families

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jun 27, 2016 12:44:27 PM

The rapid rise of prescription drug costs is just one of the reasons the typical American family now pays three times more for healthcare than they did in 2001.

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Topics: share your health stories, medical records, family health, mHealth, patients, physicians & providers, healthcare costs & insurance

How a Rare Disease Inspired the Creation of a Patient-Centric Healthcare Solution

Posted by Mark Nalywajko

Apr 15, 2016 9:19:52 AM

One-on-One with Amy Gleason: Part 1

You’ve often heard the phrase, "necessity is the mother of all invention." That couldn’t be more true for CareSync’s Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer, and Registered Nurse, Amy Gleason. In Part 1 of a special series with Amy, she will share the personal story of her daughter’s rare condition that lead to the invention of CareSync: a clinical care coordination company that is focused on patient-centric solutions for people with chronic illnesses. Later in the series she will discuss the following components of chronic care management including: requirements, insights 15 months in, struggles, overcoming obstacles, trends, the true value of CCM, and where she believes the future of healthcare is heading.

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Topics: chronic conditions, patient advocacy, rare diseases, juvenile dermatomyositis, chronic care management (CCM), Medicare, family health, care coordination, patients, physicians & providers, CCM compliance, CareSync company updates

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