Monthly Archives: March 2009

Patient Navigators Guide Us Through the Medical Maze

The March 29, 2009 edition of Parade magazine featured an article about the new specialty of patient navigation.  The article highlights some of what navigators can do.  For now, the National Cancer Institute has undertaken several pilot projects to train and deploy … Continue reading

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How Stimulus Billions Get Spent on Health Care

Medscape is a great resource for keeping current on health care reform and medical issues.  This March 27 article is one of the clearest explanations of how the money will be spent – part of it to deal with Medicare, … Continue reading

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A Cancer Diagnosis: 10 Things You Need to Know

 A cancer diagnosis thrusts patients and their families into an unfamiliar world of doctors, tests and treatment options.  They must simultaneously find information, make decisions under pressure, seek the best medical care, cope with family changes, and deal with insurance, … Continue reading

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President Obama is right on health care reform

If we can pay for endless corporate bailouts, we can pay for health care reform. Continue reading

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