If you are interested in training or certification programs for becoming a patient advocate or navigator, check out this list prepared by AdvoConnection.
Read my article entitled “Becoming a Patient Navigator – 2012”
National Public Radio’s “Marketplace” Interview, September 2012
MORE magazine March 2011 “Second Acts” profile of Elisabeth Russell, Founder of Patient Navigator LLC entitled “Crisis is her Business”
Vienna Connection profile of Elisabeth Russell in March 2011 “Navigating Through the Healthcare Maze”
Wall Street Journal article featuring Patient Navigator August 2012 “Help Navigating the Healthcare System”
New York Times, March 4, 2010. “Matching Life Experience with New Careers,” includes a profile of Elisabeth Russell, owner of Patient Navigator
AOL Interview with Elisabeth Russell – “Caught in a Medical Nightmare – A Patient Advocate Might Help”
Learn more about the Society of Certified Senior Advisors, an excellent training program for anyone working with senior citizens.
Learn about the professional association representing private patient advocates and navigators, the National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants
The Mesothelioma Group‘s goal is to raise awareness of mesothelioma cancer, while supporting patients and their families. This community provides guidance, and accurate information to help patients understand their prognosis and improve life expectancy, all for free.
The Medical Malpractice Center is a new group dedicated to providing vital information, tips, and resources to individuals and family members affected by medical negligence. Current estimates are that in the US alone over 225,000 people die each year from medical negligence. Our team believes that every individual who has experienced this neglect should have access to the best information and support available.
Custom Wristbands‘ mission is to help small, non-profit cancer organizations spread their cause through free custom cancer wristbands.
Social Security Disability Benefits Guide A guide to Social Security Disability Benefits. From a private organization, not the government.