Monthly Archives: October 2009

National Association of Advocates Conference

The National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants (NAHAC), the nation’s first professional association for people working as healthcare and patient advocates, will hold its first annual conference November 14-15 at the University of California, Berkeley Clark Kerr Campus Continue reading

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Training Programs for Patient Navigators

Here are the training programs I know of for those who want to become patient navigators or advocates. Continue reading

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Discounts for the Healthy – Safeway In The Lead

Grocery chain Safeway offers insurance discounts to its employees for staying and becoming more healthy. Can such a smart, effective idea survive the legislative bloviating and vested interests in Washington? Continue reading

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