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What Does a Patient Advocate Do?

The working definition from The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates puts it this way: Some advocates help you with insurance claims, or review your hospital bills.  Others might sit with you at home while you convalesce, or help you understand a difficult diagnosis and an extended list of treatment options.

But that definition of patient advocate services sounds oh, so, clinical.

How about a story instead:

A Real Life Patient Advocate Description:

How Calling a Patient ...

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Under-Staffing and Over-Regulation Leads to Less Time with Patients

Hospital staff are being further and further bogged down by regulation and under-staffing, leading to less and less time spent with their patients. This is where Patient Advocates step in.

With patients spending less time with their care providers to fully understand their condition or treatment options, it’s no wonder that so many are left with inadequate or non-existent care, furthering the need to have an advocate at their side.

In most cases, the role of a patient advocate ends up falling ...

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Washing your hands properly is fundamental to staying healthy.

Do you know how to wash your hands the correct way?

Washing your hands before you eat sounds like common sense, but you’d be surprised how often people skip such a basic and effective step to prevent the spread of germs and illness.

I came across this quick video from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) that explains how to effectively wash your hands in five easy steps – a must see for everyone, not just children and those in the healthcare industry.  Following the steps in the video below ...

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Trump

Trump’s Changes to Healthcare

What will Trump be able to do to change and hopefully improve on the ACA?  This writer suggests that Trump will open up the purchase of insurance over state lines, price transparency and many other things.

He goes on to remind us that no one has been happy with the “marketplaces” to shop for insurance, and quotes Bill Clinton saying, “the costs are up, coverage is down, it’s the craziest thing in the world”.

The author has several suggestions that should be ...

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