The Big Role Reversal: Managing an Aging Parent's Health

Posted by The CareSync Team

Apr 21, 2017 1:39:07 PM

It can be challenging helping an aging parent manage their health, even when they are open to receiving your assistance. But what about the additional challenges you face when they resist your help?

Whether that resistance is due to pride, denial, or the desire to not be a burden, here are a few things to remember and some tips that may encourage mom or dad to accept the help they need.

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Topics: share your health stories, health conditions, family health, care coordination, caregivers, health tips, healthcare planning, caregiving

Ensuring Patients Have What They Need

Posted by The CareSync Team

Aug 4, 2016 5:23:57 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: share your health stories, medication & treatments, chronic care management (CCM), patients

Help for a Member Struggling With Depression

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jul 22, 2016 1:44:17 PM

When she lost someone she loved, she didn't even want to leave the house anymore. Luckily, she had someone who cared.

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Topics: share your health stories, patients, caregivers, health tips, Heart of CareSync

Navigating Healthcare for Our Child: Things We've Learned

Posted by Chris and Dawn Bailey

Jul 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

When our daughter, Taryn, was born in 2005, we knew there were some medical issues we would face, but we had no idea that over the last decade, her medical picture would become so complex and unique.

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Topics: share your health stories, medical records, chronic care management (CCM), family health, CCM compliance, health tips

Yes, We Really Do Take Your Calls at All Hours

Posted by CareSync Nursing Team

Jul 8, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Most of us think of things we need to remember to do or questions we want to ask at the worst possible time. Thankfully, CareSync is always there.

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Topics: share your health stories, medical records, mHealth, patients, Heart of CareSync, CareSync company updates

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

An Inexpensive Way to Tackle Rising Healthcare Costs

Posted by CareSync Nursing Team

Jun 24, 2016 3:05:19 PM

Today, the average American family pays three times more for healthcare than they did in 2001. With healthcare costs rising faster than the consumer price index, it’s a smart move to put CareSync in your corner.

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Topics: share your health stories, medical records, mHealth, patients, healthcare costs & insurance, Heart of CareSync

My Doctor Believed Me! Why I Carry My Medical Records on My Phone

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jun 14, 2016 11:49:04 AM

When a new doctor doesn’t have your medical history, it can feel like you’re starting over from scratch, trying to remember and share every important test, medication and detail from your past experiences. That’s not ideal for either of you.

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Topics: share your health stories, medical records, doctor's appointments, Medicare, care coordination, patients, Heart of CareSync

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

Product Manager Field Research

Posted by Lisa Bond

Jun 25, 2015 1:09:25 PM

Hi!  I am a product manager at CareSync, and I love using it for my family.  We’re quite healthy, so aside from well visits and an ongoing ear infection the dog can’t shake, I haven’t had to use it for anything major.

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Topics: chronic conditions, share your health stories, diabetes

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