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The NSPA Blog

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 »

Faith Communities Work with Professional Patient Advocates

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Posted on June 5th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Something New

Click link below for June 6, 2017 handouts International Conference Working with Faith Partners Faith Communities Work with Professional Patient Advocates: Improve Health Outcomes and Save Ministry Resources Speakers: Teri Dreher RN, CCRN,... Continue Reading »

Why Nurses Matter

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Posted on April 23rd, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Clinical Trends, Inspiring Stories

Nurses Put Care into Healthcare This past week I had a memorable and inspiring experience.  I spoke about my role and career path as a private professional RN patient advocate to a group of graduating nurses at the College of Lake... Continue Reading »

Modern Healthcare: We are in “Quite a Pickle”….Especially Our Seniors

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Posted on April 18th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Healthcare Reform, Patient Advocacy

Tired of hearing all the hoopla about President Trump’s goal to “Repeal and Replace” Obamacare? Fear, anxiety and concern over what the future holds for US healthcare is evident at industry gatherings and in private homes.  Grappling with... Continue Reading »

Falls

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Posted on January 20th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Tips & Resources

One-third of seniors over the age of 65 fall each year, causing more than 2.5 million injuries treated in emergency rooms. These falls lead to 734,000 hospitalizations, plus 30,200 deaths. The price tag exceeds $40 billion, which is expected to rise... Continue Reading »

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