Sharing medical history...in the nick of time

Posted by Courtney Larned

Feb 18, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Last week, I had the wonderful opportunity to have hand surgery, in attempts to rebuild one of the fingers I broke from my January running fall. I've mentioned it briefly on here in the past, but I have a small neuro condition that, controlled with daily meds, rarely bothers me, so I don't really think about it much.

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Topics: share your health stories, mHealth

Tips and Tricks to Help Make Caregiving a Little Bit Simpler

Posted by Courtney Larned

Feb 5, 2014 12:30:00 PM

While caregiving from far away is becoming far more common, and certainly becoming more possible with advances in technology, there are still some components that people need to understand when taking on the responsibility that comes with caregiver duties.

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Topics: mHealth, caregivers

15-Year-Old CareSync Patient Gets National Attention for YouTube Video

Posted by Courtney Larned

Jan 25, 2014 6:58:00 PM

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Topics: patient engagement, patient advocacy, juvenile dermatomyositis, family health, mHealth, patients, CareSync in the news

Sharing Your Health Story; Avoid Unnecessary Tests

Posted by Courtney Larned

Jan 23, 2014 8:30:00 AM

Have you checked out this video yet?  We love Dr. Wen, and the way she communicates the importance of being able to share your health story to avoid unnecesary and often harmful tests.

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Topics: webinars, CareSync 101, mHealth

"I Am a Patient–and I Need to Be Heard!"

Posted by Courtney Larned

Jan 22, 2014 2:00:00 PM

This 15 year old (and I've known her since she was six) opens up about what it's like to be a patient.  I am most impressed that she recognizes that she wants to be engaged and wants to participate in her care, but feels like the majority of her clinical team doesnt respect her needs.  This takes guts!

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Topics: patient engagement, share your health stories, juvenile dermatomyositis, videos, family health, mHealth, patients

She trips. She falls. She has her important documents with her.

Posted by Courtney Larned

Jan 21, 2014 5:15:00 PM

Here's a quick blurb I wrote on my family blog over the weekend...it's the Cliff's Notes version of my wild Saturday afternoon.

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Topics: mHealth, healthy living

All your records. All your providers. $99.

Posted by Courtney Larned

Dec 9, 2013 9:30:00 AM

I can hear you now. You're thinking "How on earth? It's impossible!"

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Topics: health conditions, medication & treatments, mHealth

Errors in our Medical Records: Empowered Caregiver

Posted by Amy Gleason

Dec 2, 2013 8:30:00 AM

Many articles and new stories have been written on medical errors. It's scary stuff.   I've seen statistics such as 400,000 people die each year from preventable medical errors.

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Topics: medical records, mHealth

Me feeling thankful: CareSync style

Posted by Courtney Larned

Nov 28, 2013 9:00:00 AM

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Topics: family health, mHealth

Access to ALL of the Information: Empowered Caregiver

Posted by Amy Gleason

Nov 25, 2013 5:52:00 PM

My 15 year old daughter Morgan has been fighting a battle against a life-threatning autoimmune disease for over 3 years now. This year has brought quite a few challenges, including symptoms that have been difficult to get under control, side effects like meningitis from treatment, and the other typical struggles that come with managing a complex, systemic disease.

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Topics: share your health stories, patient advocacy, family health, mHealth, patients, caregivers

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