Dr. Leana Wen to Headline January Webinar on the Importance of Patient Story Telling
Tampa, FL, January 23, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- CareSync announced today that CareSync will feature Rhodes Scholar and Harvard-trained Dr. Leana Wen on its January webinar series, scheduled for Wednesday, January 28, 2014 at 8:00 PM EST. Dr. Wen is an emergency physician and will share her stories and anecdotes on why it is important for the patient to be able to provide their complete medical history and how patients can avoid unnecessary tests and their needless risks. Dr. Wen will share her secrets and research on how to improve the diagnosis process.
Dr. Wen is a patient advocate and has written the critically-acclaimed book, “When Doctors Don't Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests.” Dr. Wen has been featured in TIME, Newsweek, ABC News, The New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, CNN, Fox, and MSNBC.
“We are extremely excited to have Dr. Wen as our featured speaker on our initial webinar series on patient-focused healthcare,” said Amy Gleason, the Chief Operating Officer of CareSync. “With the continuing changes of the Affordable Care Act, so many people are unsure what will happen in their next medical emergency, and it’s important for them to have their medical story at their fingertips.” Gleason also mentioned that two participants from the webinar audience will win a CareSync Plus package, each valued at $99.
CareSync hosts a monthly webinar series on patient healthcare that is shaped around informing the patient of pertinent events in the healthcare industry. Each online forum lasts about an hour, and is free to attend. Sign up for the webinar is available at info.caresync.com/healthstory.
The CareSync family health record solution combines web and mobile applications with medical records retrieval and transcription services and is built on a social, collaborative, and privacy-focused health information platform. Whether on the web or a mobile device, users collaborate with their family and caregivers, and organize appointments, tasks, medications, past medical history, allergies, and more. CareSync's collaborative approach to "familitizing" health through applications and services helps bridge the gaps that frustrate millions of patients and caregivers each day.
For more information about CareSync, visit www.caresync.com.