What is a Patient Advocate and why might you need one?
Whether you're faced with navigating the healthcare system or a complicated medical condition, having a Patient Advocate on your side can...
Often when a patient receives a life-altering diagnosis all else goes out of the window. They may feel overwhelmed, lost, or helpless.
A Patient Advocate is very useful in these situations.
They can make sure the right questions are being asked.
They will also ensure the patient is heard and assist all parties in decision-making.
Although a Patient Advocate can not make decisions or diagnoses, they will be there by the patient's side every step of the journey.