Include "Me Time" as One of Your Caregiver Duties

Posted by CareSync Nursing Team

Feb 23, 2017 9:21:00 AM

There's no way to sugarcoat it. Being a caregiver is exhausting. That's why it's so important for you to remember to include some down time as part of your required caregiver duties. This is especially true if you're already experiencing symptoms of caregiver burnout, such as anxiety, exhaustion, difficulty sleeping, trouble concentrating, or feeling resentful toward the person you’re helping.

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Topics: patient advocacy, family health, healthy living, care coordination, caregivers, health tips

6 Years After Diagnosis: Lessons Learned

Posted by Amy Gleason

Jun 30, 2016 5:24:51 PM

Six years ago this month, we first heard the word Dermatomyositis. When the doctor told us my daughter Morgan, who was 11 years old at the time, had it, I didn’t even know how to say the word, let alone know what the diagnosis meant. But our family quickly got a crash course in understanding something no one should have to understand.

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Topics: share your health stories, patient advocacy, juvenile dermatomyositis, chronic care management (CCM), CareSync Care Plans, family health, health tips, healthcare costs & insurance

Help with Understanding Medications

Posted by CareSync Nursing Team

May 23, 2016 3:27:42 PM

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

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Topics: patient engagement, share your health stories, patient advocacy, medication & treatments, family health, care coordination, patients, Heart of CareSync

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

Posted by Mark Nalywajko

Apr 14, 2016 11:00:00 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 one of CareSync’s Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer, and Registered Nurse, Amy Gleason. Here, Amy will share the personal story of her daughter’s rare condition that led 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 engagement, webinars, patient advocacy, medical records, medication & treatments, juvenile dermatomyositis, chronic care management (CCM), Medicare, mHealth, care coordination, patients, CCM compliance

White House Names Champions of Change: CareSync COO Recognized

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jul 7, 2015 6:24:47 PM

CareSync proudly announces that Amy Gleason, Chief Operating Officer and well-known patient advocate, will be recognized by the White House as a “Champion of Change” for Precision Medicine on Wednesday, July 8th.

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Topics: patient advocacy, CareSync company updates, CareSync in the news

What's It Going to Take to Really Have Personalized Medicine?

Posted by Travis Bond

Jan 26, 2015 12:28:00 PM

Of all the medical wonders unfolding before our eyes, personalized medicine may be the most amazing of them all, with the power to achieve previously impossible and long dreamed-for miracles.

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Topics: patient engagement, patient advocacy, medical records, Travis Bond, chronic care management (CCM), mHealth, patients, physicians & providers

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

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

2013 Global Genes Patient Advocacy Summit

Posted by Courtney Larned

Oct 1, 2013 9:30:00 AM

Earlier this summer, we had the opportunity to start having discussions with one of the most amazing organizations: The Global Genes Project. They are one of the leading rare and genetic disease patient advocacy organizations in the world, and work to promote the needs of the rare and genetic disease community.

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Topics: patient advocacy, trade shows & conferences, physicians & providers

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