Our Patient Advocate Services

 
 

Provide Patient Support

  • I will provide an assessment of your current health.
  • Attend doctor’s visits with you and your family to help you absorb and sort out the details.
  • Offer peace of mind as I monitor your treatment options and walk you through your “journey.”
  • Help you find second opinion if desired.
  • If you wish to attend doctor’s visits by yourself, I will provide you with a list of appropriate questions to ask.
  • If your family is out of town or unable to be with you, I will be there, and answer any questions you may have.
  • Help you make difficult, informed medical decisions.
  • Help you navigate the medical system, including medication review, helping you or loved ones in the hospital or long term care.
  • Helping you learn how to talk with your physician and other care providers.
  • Be with you and your loved ones through every step of your cancer diagnosis and treatment.
  • Shared decision making

 

Review Medical History

  • Analyze pertinent past medical history and medication.
  • Get any significant medical records and copies of diagnostic testing.
  • Provide documents in an easy-to-read format for you to keep with you. This will include all specialists and any radiation treatment or chemotherapy that you may have had.

Research Your Medical Condition

  • Using reputable websites for physicians and summarizing them so you can easily understand them. These can be updated after each visits.