Do you know someone of who has been victimized in our health care system – family, friend, neighbor coworker or their relative? Whether they go undiagnosed, are overwhelmed by a hospitalization, are overcome by deciding upon expensive and difficult treatment they don’t understand and may not able to pay for, it’s difficult for people of all ages and circumstances to deal with today’s health care institutions, insurance, and practices.
Tens of thousands of people need champions to advocate the needs of patients , accompany them to doctors’ appointments, and when they are hospitalized, explain their options, particularly those who are ill or enfeebled and don’t have relatives to do battle for them and therefore are least able to deal with the system alone.
Patient champions combine a desire to help with know-how and the ability to communicate with medical personnel with respectful firmness. Does an emerging profession with a present and growing need, requires no licensing, has low start-up costs, low overhead, and flexible hours appeal to you? For more information, see a full description at patientchampion.com.
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