Working with me means

Being on your side

  • Reviewing records, explaining medical terminology, diagnoses and disease processes
  • Identifying specialists, arranging second opinions when appropriate
  • Researching treatment options, including clinical trials and alternative therapies
  • Assessing risks and benefits of procedures
  • Reviewing medication lists, prescriptions, supplements and potential interactions
  • Coordinating care ensuring all members of your healthcare team are on same page

Being at your side

  • Preparing, accompanying to and documenting of physician visits
  • During hospital stays; coaching on best practices and patient safety measures
  • Helping with transitions of care, identifying appropriate rehabilitation facilities, long-term care or assisted living facilities
  • Identifying appropriate pain management or addiction resources
  • Assisting with out of country medical emergencies and repatriation

Being by your side

  • Walking you through advance care planning, starting age 18/when someone gets a driver’s license
  • Explaining and executing advance directives and health care proxy forms
  • Facilitating end of life decision-making, explain MOLST, POLST forms when appropriate
  • Explaining and coordinating Palliative Care and/or Hospice services

Advocating for your side through

  • Mediation services- for difficult discussions between you and family members or care givers
  • Review of insurance benefits, including disability policies and benefits
  • Identifying insurance options including Medicare and Medicaid plans and benefits
  • Review of medical bills and reconciliation; negotiation of claim denials, disputes, appeals of medical bills
  • Malpractice and medical error review