Triangle Patient Advocates
We strive to act in full partnership with you and your physician to:
Develop client-oriented healthcare goals
Communicate those goals with your family and health care providers
Translate and clarify the often confusing medical language
We will attend medical appointments to facilitate communication between you and your doctor.
Assure that all your questions are answered and that you understand the doctor’s orders.
Help the doctor to understand your health goals to allow them to order the right tests and treatments.
We can help research and discuss alternative treatments or possible need for second opinions.
Family Support & Partnership
Triangle Patient Advocates will go in place of family or caregivers and provide you with summaries following the appointments.
We will be your expert eyes and ears at the appointments so you don’t have to choose between your child’s school activities, your job, and your loved one's health.
Health & Independence Consulting
Knowing what to ask doctors comes from understanding your own health goals.
Support wellness and independent living by first discussing health and quality of life goals
Discuss end of life wishes, especially in relation to quality of life goals
We are here to help you find solutions to some of the difficulties so you can remain safely independent.
Identify needs to maintain independence (home safety barriers, organization, driving, mobility)
Client Specific Research
The options in healthcare can seem endless and overwhelming. Let us do your research so that you can be as informed as possible. Some topics commonly research include:
Thorough understanding of a diagnosis
Determining experts in the field for second opinions
Compiling your long term care options that fit your healthcare goals
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