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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

Big Changes With the 21st Century Cures Act

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jan 17, 2017 1:40:00 PM

At the end of November, Congress passed what is commonly being referred to as the 21st Century Cures Act. This broad, sweeping legislation dramatically boosts funding dedicated to medical research, relaxes the process for the development and approval of experimental treatments and new medications, reforms government policy on mental health treatment, and more.

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Topics: medical studies, medication & treatments, health IT, care coordination, physicians & providers, healthcare spending, healthcare costs, medical research

Is the U.S. Healthcare System Meeting Patient Needs?

Posted by The CareSync Team

Dec 28, 2016 8:50:20 AM

Results of a new international survey of 11 high-income countries show U.S. adults remain far more likely to go without needed healthcare — such as doctor visits, medical tests, treatments, or medications — because of cost. Shortfalls in patient engagement and Chronic Care Management were also reported.

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Topics: medical studies, medication & treatments, Medicare, physicians & providers, healthcare costs & insurance, healthcare spending

Ensuring Your Patients Have What They Need

Posted by The CareSync Team

Aug 4, 2016 5:37:33 PM

During a care call, a CareSync Health Assistant asked a member how things were going with her blood sugar levels. The member explained she was unable to monitor her sugar because the pharmacy was telling her she needed a prescription for her test strips and glucometer, but she couldn’t locate the prescription.

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Topics: medication & treatments, diabetes, chronic care management (CCM), mHealth, patients, physicians & providers, MACRA, CPT code 99490, Heart of CareSync

Help With Understanding Medications

Posted by CareSync Nursing Team

May 24, 2016 9:19:46 AM

She didn't read the medication label. Luckily, her care coordinator did.

During a check-in call, a member told one of our CareSync Health Assistants that she was suddenly losing her hair. The Health Assistant carefully reviewed the member’s medications and found that one of the medications she was using topically for skin cancer was supposed to be applied with gloves on.

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Topics: patient engagement, share your health stories, patient advocacy, medication & treatments, care coordination, patients, caregivers, physicians & providers, health tips

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