Why Being an Organ Donor Matters

Posted by The CareSync Team

Feb 2, 2017 1:21:09 PM

One of the most meaningful gifts you could ever give is to register yourself as an organ donor. Donating your organs upon your death can save the life of up to eight individuals, or restore someone’s ability to feel healthy and active in ways they haven’t been able to experience for years.

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Topics: medical records, family health, patients, preventive care, end of life decisions, healthcare planning

Health Information at Hand

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jan 5, 2017 11:15:00 AM

One way to help ensure the best health for you and your family is to get everyone’s medical records and information collected and organized. Having accurate and updated health information on hand can be beneficial in many ways and situations.

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Topics: medical records, doctor's appointments, family health, mHealth, healthy living, patients, health tips, preventive care, CareSync

The Importance of Breast Cancer Screening

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Oct 21, 2016 8:15:25 AM

Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women. The sobering fact is about 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that many women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early.

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, preventive care, observances & holidays

I'm Not a Kid Anymore. Do I Really Need to Get Vaccinated?

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Aug 26, 2016 4:15:41 PM

The answer is yes! Vaccines are not just for kids. They are recommended throughout our lives based on age, lifestyle, occupation, travel destinations, medical conditions and vaccines received in the past. Each year in August, the National Public Health Information Coalition sponsors National Immunization Awareness Month in the hopes of encouraging individuals to stay up to date on recommended vaccinations.

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Topics: patients, health tips, preventive care, vaccinations

Preventive Care Matters

Posted by Jason Wilson, RN, MBA

Aug 24, 2016 8:28:59 AM

If you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day, you’re not alone. Keeping up with your regular routine, let alone that particular day’s personal and professional commitments, can leave you feeling overwhelmed. This makes any unexpected surprises, like a sinus infection or a cold, hard to pencil in, and finding time for a visit to the doctor, even for important clinical preventive services, seem nearly impossible. But the fact is making time for preventive healthcare can help protect you from illness that could rob you of days, weeks, months, or even years. And that’s time worth spent.

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Topics: healthy living, preventive care, vaccinations

Better Vision Is in Sight

Posted by Russell Dumas, BSN, RN

Aug 9, 2016 3:59:44 PM

Vision health has an impact on our everyday lives, helping us work, play, and interact with the world. Regular eye exams can help you keep your eyes healthy so you can continue doing all the things you enjoy.

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Topics: physicians & providers, health tips, eye health, preventive care

Glaucoma: Spot It Early, Treat It Sooner

Posted by The CareSync Team

Aug 2, 2016 1:55:07 PM

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that causes damage to the eye’s optic nerve. It can result in partial vision loss or eventual blindness. While glaucoma can’t be cured, there are steps you can take to catch it early and treatments your eye doctor can prescribe to prevent or limit vision loss.

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Topics: health conditions, patients, health tips, eye health, preventive care

Psoriasis Isn't Contagious. Awareness Is!

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jul 28, 2016 1:56:43 PM

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. The National Psoriasis Foundation wants to empower the 7.5 million Americans affected by psoriatic disease to take control of their health. Throughout the month, they will be sharing resources for treating and managing psoriatic disease using an engaging series of challenges that test your knowledge and give you tips for living a vibrant, active life.

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Topics: healthy living, health tips, preventive care

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