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Patient Navigators – Who We Are and What We Do

Patient advocacy, or patient navigation, is gaining attention as an emerging profession, both in the media and in the popular lexicon, because it fills so many gaps in the current American health care system. This is especially true today as we begin full implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which portends considerable change for consumers in how health care is delivered and paid for in this country. Continue reading

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Becoming a Patient Navigator

Interest in patient navigator and advocacy training and job opportunities continues to grow. This article explores the landscape of this emerging profession. Continue reading

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Patient Navigator and Advocate National Conference

Register Now for the November 2-3 National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants Conference – the premier education and networking event for healthcare advocates. Continue reading

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Becoming a Patient Navigator – 2011 Update

Patient navigation and patient advocacy as a new and emerging profession is gaining attention because it fills so many gaps in the current American health care system. Learn more about training, job opportunities and the landscape of patient navigation. Continue reading

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NAHAC Conference Brings Advocates Together

The National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants (NAHAC) held its second annual “Vision and Voice” Conference from November 4-6 in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants – Present at the Creation

The National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants sets professional goals and provides a clear voice and reasoned opinions on health care policy matters. Continue reading

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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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