What is Health Advocacy? It serves to fill in the inevitable gaps encountered in today's health care system.
What Can My Advocate Provide?
"Translation" of medical jargon
Help with gathering medical records
An experienced partner on your journey
Help to find the best local, appropriate resources
Targeted research regarding a specific diagnosis, 2nd opinions, currently accepted treatments
Coordination and Communication with:
Providers like doctors and nurses
Family members and Friends
Customized Approach to meet your needs
A knowledgeable person to take notes at doctor appointments
No one likes to receive bad news. Dealing with a challenging diagnosis or a longstanding chronic condition is tough. We all deserve the best health care possible. Professional Health Advocates help their clients advocate for themselves where possible so that the patient feels actively involved in their health outcomes. A good Health Advocate will help a client to discover what type of care is important to them and then to seek it out. It helps to have an experienced guide on this journey with you. The goal is for you to Be as Resilient as possible.