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The NSPA Blog

Advocating for Lower Healthcare Costs for Seniors

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Posted on August 7th, 2017 by Sally Perkins, under Insurance & Billing, Patient Advocacy

Advocating for Lower Healthcare Costs for Seniors One of the biggest financial stressors currently facing seniors (among both pre-retirees and retirees) is the rising cost of healthcare. A combination of factors has made healthcare an ongoing... Continue Reading »

How Professional Patient Advocates Help Seniors

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Posted on August 3rd, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Tips & Resources

The Professional Patient Advocacy Movement The private professional patient advocacy movement is one of the fastest growing healthcare industries in the US. The growth is due to an increasingly complex and fast paced healthcare system. Private... Continue Reading »

10 Ways to Prevent Medical Errors from Happening to You

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Posted on July 24th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Medical Error, Patient Advocacy, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

Leading Cause of Death       You count on doctors and hospitals to protect your heath. But unthinkably, sometimes the opposite happens. Medical error is now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to a recent study by Johns... Continue Reading »

Churches Filling the Gap for Seniors in Need

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Posted on July 17th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Senior Orphans

Faith Leaders Help Seniors in Need   One of my favorite referral partners is a local church!  They refer individuals to NShore Patient Advocates that require more complex care management.  These individuals require an advanced practice nurse... Continue Reading »

Growing Old Alone: The Elderly Who Are at Risk of Becoming Senior Orphans

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Posted on June 19th, 2017 by Guest Blogger, under Patient Advocacy, Senior Orphans

Article written by Steve Cohen, RN MSN, CRNI, CHt The elderly who outlive their family, or live far from their relatives, are at risk of becoming Senior Orphans.  These people are socially or physically isolated. They lack support to... Continue Reading »

Patient Advocates, a Fast-Growing Healthcare Specialty, Holds Open Symposium for All Interested

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Posted on June 18th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Inspiring Stories, Patient Advocacy, Take Charge

About Great Chicago Advocates Greater Chicago Advocates (GCA), an association of healthcare professionals in the rapidly growing specialty of patient advocacy.  We are inviting colleagues and the general public nationwide to its full-day... Continue Reading »

Insurance Company Claim Denials

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Posted on June 7th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Insurance & Billing, Observation Status

NShore Patient Advocates can help clients with many different types of health insurance claim denials.  Unfortunately, the public isn't aware or educated on the rules in our healthcare system.  The public takes a reactive approach with their... Continue Reading »

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