Trying to find the right doctor, hospital, skilled nursing facility, or home health service can be a tricky task. While the physician-patient relationship is critical, it’s only one piece of the puzzle when someone with a significant condition is trying to navigate the healthcare system. In many cases, especially if hospitalization is involved or it’s…
don’t let a doctor’s appointment stress you out, let an advocate help you so that you can have peace of mind knowing you have all the information you need to increase your chances of having a better health outcome.
When creating an Advanced Directive, it is important that you talk to the person that will be your medical power of attorney, so they understand your preferences. Also, it would be wise to make other members of your family aware of these decisions, as this could be a difficult time for all involved.
Getting diagnosed with a serious medical condition is scary. A patient advocate can assist you with navigating this complex system and identifying the best options and be by your side throughout the process.