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Archive for the ‘Patient Advocacy’ Category

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 »

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 »

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 »

Star-Struck, Nervous, and Fumbling

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Posted on June 21st, 2016 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Tips & Resources

At NShore Patient Advocates, we are not usually particularly attentive to celebrity news, but a recent article from the New York Times caught our attention.  The article, entitled “Settlement Reached in Joan Rivers Malpractice Case”, brings to... Continue Reading »

Frustrating Times At The Physician’s Office

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Posted on June 13th, 2016 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Tips & Resources

A couple of months ago, a friend of ours encountered a situation that we now have permission to share, so that others can benefit. Our friend, a very young, active and vibrant 80 year old, was out shoveling her snow when she had a sudden,... Continue Reading »

When Physicians Have Tunnel Vision

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Posted on April 26th, 2016 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

This story comes to us from someone who could’ve used a professional advocate last week. Mark, an extremely intelligent, savvy, and articulate 80 year old male, had been experiencing severe shortness of breath with walking. He brought himself to... Continue Reading »

Caught In The Middle, Part 2: When One Slice Of The Bread Gets A Little Crumbly

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Posted on April 14th, 2016 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Sandwich Generation, Tips & Resources

We all strive to remain independent and competent throughout our lives. It is safe to say that we wish the same for our aging parents. Members of the Sandwich Generation are already juggling so much with having both children and parents over age 65.... Continue Reading »