Whenever I’m asked to lecture to a group, as soon as I finish speaking someone will stand up to say that they wish they knew about Pathfinders before they needed us. They explain that when they (or their loved one) was diagnosed, they found themselves dealing with overwhelming challenges, and now wish that they had […]
I was fortunate to be invited to post a guest blog for The Doctor Weighs In, a great site that covers issues related to health care. I’d like to invite you all to read my article about the current state of Patient Advocacy and the challenges for the future. You can read it here.
Clients often ask us if we’re patient advocates (the answer is yes). Others ask if we’re patient navigators (the answer is also yes). Then they ask us to clarify the difference. Patient Advocates are private individuals who help people get information, find good medical providers, handle challenges both in the medical setting and with insurance […]