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Volunteer patient advocates and navigators provide evidence-based, unbiased information to help patients and their caregivers understand a diagnosis and make educated treatment decisions and connect them with programs and services that offer hope, support, and tangible help as they navigate their experience.
Just for Patients exists to educate, advocate and assist the caregiver or patient how to be their own best advocate in any type of healthcare situation.
Just for Patients is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization devoted to helping patients, caregivers and loved ones navigate the complexities of healthcare while improving the quality and the safety of their experience thru awareness, education and outreach.
Patient empowerment, understanding and safety begin with information and education.
Each of us is increasingly aware that we must take a greater responsibility for our healthcare. In order to successfully do this, we need tools, strategies and support to assist us in becoming informed and engaged medical consumers who are able to make educated decisions.
How We Can Help with Tools, Training and Resources
Being In Charge of Your Care - What Does this Mean?
Serving as a Patient Advocate or Navigator
Patient Safety and Awareness
Having a Successful Doctor and Nurse Interaction
Understanding Health Insurance
Health Insurance Resources
Links and Applications to Serve You
A patient navigator helps patients
communicate with their healthcare providers so they get the information they need to make decisions about their health care. Patient navigators may also help patients set up appointments for doctor visits and medical tests and get financial, legal, and social support.
THE PREPARED PATIENT
We stand ready to serve you as a consultant, or connecting you to Patient Navigators who can help you connect to the right resources at the right time.
Our goal is to support you with yourself or a loved ones health journey and ensure you have the resources you need to make informed decisions and/or listen as you process all that's underway with a healthcare situation.
We're here for you!