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Archive for the ‘Something New’ Category

Get to know your advocate – Carol Harris

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Posted on July 16th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, 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 »

Advocate Q&A with Susan Snyder

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Posted on June 10th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, 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 »

Adovate Q&A — Sarah Valek

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Posted on April 17th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Inspiring Stories, Something New, Tips & Resources

Sarah F Valek, RN MSN MBA, is a dedicated RN with 18 years experience in cardiology, pediatrics and healthcare management. She found her passion for advocacy early on in her career and understands the challenges patients face in today’s complex... Continue Reading »

Accessible Ways to Enjoy Springtime

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Posted on April 9th, 2018 by Sally Perkins, under Patient Tools, Something New, Tips & Resources

Warm weather is right around the corner - let's enjoy it! Around 2 million seniors in the U.S. never or rarely leave their homes. Not only does this have significant implications for their physical health but it can also impact on their... Continue Reading »

New Advances in the Treatment of Strokes

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Posted on March 30th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Clinical Trends, Inspiring Stories, Something New

The University of Kentucky may not have made it as far as they would've liked in March Madness, but they're making huge strides in other areas that are even more important Right now, the 3rd leading cause of death in America is medical error. The... Continue Reading »

Clinical Encounters: Where Communication Falls Short

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Posted on March 13th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Clinical Trends, Healthcare Reform, Patient Advocacy, Something New

According a report by Kaiser Health News, the way we teach doctors to talk about death (and other tough topics) is changing This is a good thing. In traditional US medicine, doctors are trained so highly in clinical practices that their... Continue Reading »