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Archive for the ‘Something New’ Category

Interview with an Advocate; Kathryn McIntyre

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Posted on February 13th, 2019 by Anna Dolezal, under Something New

For this week’s blog I sat down with Kathryn McIntyre, NShore’s newest team member. Here are her thoughts on advocacy. NShore is so happy to have you on board! What has your experience been like so far? It’s been great. I feel that I’ve... Continue Reading »

Active Advocates and the Importance of a Care Conference

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Posted on January 21st, 2019 by Anna Dolezal, under Inspiring Stories, Long Term Care, Medical Planning, Patient Advocacy, Something New, Tips & Resources

NShore's RN Patient Advocates are constantly on the go For most blogs, we like to share news about our industry and updates we think are worth knowing. For our latest blog series, we've decided to shine the light on what some of our advocates are... Continue Reading »

Interview with an advocate – Jen McAnney

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Posted on December 19th, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Patient Advocacy, Something New

Jennifer McAnney is one of NShore's newest advocates. For this week's blog, I sat down with her to get her perspective on the field. 1. You’re coming to NShore after working primarily in hospital settings. What is your initial impression of... Continue Reading »

When the patient advocate becomes the patient: how to advocate for yourself

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Posted on November 20th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Patient Tools, Something New, Take Charge

Last week I underwent a MAKO robotic assisted left total knee replacement and got to experience, once again, what it feels like to be on the receiving end of the healthcare system. I decided months ago that I wanted the best surgeon I could get... Continue Reading »

What is a SMHRF, anyway?

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Posted on September 13th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Healthcare Reform, Long Term Care, Patient Advocacy, Something New

A Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility, that's what This month we're giving a lot of attention to behavioral health and suicide prevention awareness. Coincidentally, I had a new client whose family came to us for help with placement.... Continue Reading »

Get to know your advocate – Carol Harris

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Posted on July 16th, 2018 by Anna Dolezal, under Something New

Carol Harris is one of NShore's newest advocates, and we couldn't be more thrilled to have her! This week, she and I sat down to discuss what advocacy means to her. For more information on Carol and to see her bio, check out our advocate page... Continue Reading »

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 »