For many women, and some men, the thought of losing their hair while undergoing chemotherapy is devastating—some will even decline recommended cancer treatment because of this.
CJ offers a free health session to local community and retirement centers with guidelines on how to become an excellent patient advocate for oneself or a loved one.
According to a recent IOM report, every adult in the US can anticipate at least one misdiagnosis in their lifetime that will have serious consequence.
Healthcare navigators and patient advocates help knit together these disjointed elements into more comprehensive ecosystems of care.
Here are a few Top Tips on building a healthy partnership with your doctor and getting the most out of your doctor’s appointment.
A recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report warns that most Americans will experience a “meaningful diagnostic error” at least once in their lifetime—sometimes leading to “devastating consequences”.
Knowing your Medication Rights and speaking up if they are not observed can help save you or a loved one from harm, especially in a hospital setting and following discharge.
The Active Patient Advantage is a blog that will help keep readers informed about medical issues relevant to managing their healthcare experience, with valuable insights on how to embrace the new era of “patient engagement”.