ADVANCE for Nurses
November 5, 2014
Written by Ebun Ebunlomo, faculty member, Health Sciences at American Public University
Navigating the healthcare system can be similar to driving on the complicated streets of Houston, if one is not familiar with the territory. In essence, people often get lost on the complex "roads" to healthcare services in this country. In light of this, several studies have shown the positive impact of patient navigators, those I refer to as Patient GPS. A Patient GPS in the area of women's health can guide women from the side streets of preventive services like mammograms to the complicated highways of understanding and selecting treatment options if or when diagnosed with breast cancer.
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