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Patient Advocacy

Patient advocates can help you navigate healthcare decisions and problems, as well as coordinate with providers. Learn about these valuable resources.
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Cost to Hire a Private Patient or Health Advocate
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How to Advocate for Yourself as a Cancer Patient
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Your Responsibilities as a Patient
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The Pros of Right-to-Die Legislation
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Getting a Job as a Patient Advocate
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Patients' Rights in the American Healthcare System
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Verywell Aware: Support Your Cause Today
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How to Properly Set Up a Patient Website
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Right to Die and Death With Dignity Organizations
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ACA Hospital Discharges and Readmissions
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Patient Advocate or Navigator Degrees and Certificates
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Dos and Don'ts for Visiting Patients in the Hospital
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Who Provides Patient and Health Advocacy?
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How to Find and Choose a Patient or Medical Advocate
The Centers for Disease Control.
Government Health and Medical Websites for Patients
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Hospital Patient Advocate as a Career
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Health or Patient Advocate or Navigator Career
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What Happens to Your Blood, Organ and Tissue Samples?
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Why Health Insurers Deny Coverage for Recommended Care
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Understanding Informed Consent for Patients
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The Benefits of Online Health Communities
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Do Patients Have the Right to Refuse Treatment?
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An Explanation of Inpatient vs. Observation Status
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How to Donate Your Organs or Body to Science
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Learn the Guidelines for Calling in Sick
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What Services Do Health and Patient Advocates Offer?
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Legislation That Supports a Patient's Right to Die
Triple Aim
An Overview of the Triple Aim