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Archive for the ‘Patient Advocacy’ Category

Lessons on learning from CMSA

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Posted on June 25th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Healthcare Reform, Inspiring Stories, Medical Planning, Patient Advocacy, Something New

Lessons on learning from CMSA Last week another NShore advocate, Sarah Valek, and myself had the opportunity to attend the Case Management Society of America’s national conference in downtown Chicago. What an amazing event made possible by an... Continue Reading »

Emotional Support and the Heart of Advocacy

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Posted on June 18th, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Patient Advocacy, Sandwich Generation, Senior Orphans

Emotional support often underrated by medical professionals who are busy and burdened with constant to-dos in today’s medical landscape. Still, doctors and nurses alike know how valuable it can be to take the time to really listen, and thus... Continue Reading »

Advocate Q&A with Susan Snyder

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Posted on June 10th, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Patient Advocacy, Something New

For this week's blog, I sat down with RN advocate Susan Snyder to ask about what advocacy means to her, and how working at NShore is allowing her to put her advocacy skills to work. Q: Welcome to NShore! As the company’s newest RN advocate, what... Continue Reading »

Nursing today; an interview with RN Holly Harris

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Posted on May 16th, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Healthcare Reform, Patient Advocacy

NShore's RN advocates are all career nurses, who for one reason or another, decided to step away from the hospital setting and step into private patient advocacy. We focus a lot of our blogs on how the career change affects their ability to serve... Continue Reading »

The Caregiver Conundrum

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The number of seniors in America is skyrocketing, just as the number of available family members per seniors is declining This poses a caregiver conundrum for a lot of people. 50 years ago, it was easy. As parents or grandparents aged, their... Continue Reading »

Patient (Dis)Satisfaction

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Posted on April 23rd, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Clinical Trends, Patient Advocacy, Take Charge

Today I had an interesting experience becoming a new patient at a large orthopedic practice in Lake County. I'll admit I usually don't tell people I am a professional RN patient advocate when I first see them. I want to see how general population... Continue Reading »

The Shingle Tingle

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Posted on April 2nd, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Infections, Patient Advocacy

According to the CDC, 1 in 3 Americans are likely to develop shingles in their lifetime But lots of people still don't know what shingles technically is In plain terms, shingles is a viral infection that causes painful, itchy or tingly skin... Continue Reading »