The healthcare landscape is often difficult to navigate – but we're here to help. Discover tips from doctors, caregivers and experts on how to manage your healthcare costs, navigate insurance issues, and advocate for optimal care.
How Can We Improve Care for the Cognitively Impaired?
About the Author: Rohit Jayakar MD is a physician in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, currently at Stanford Health Care. He specializes in treating musculoskeletal injuries, neurological injuries, and chronic pain.
The Power of Human Connection on the Patient Journey
If you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic condition, your healthcare provider may have laid out a care plan for you. If so, your plan likely outlines steps to minimize your symptoms and optimize your prognosis, such as taking your medications each day, attending regular check-in appointments, and undergoing any necessary treatments or procedures.
Navigating Patient Advocacy as a Physician: What I Still Needed to Learn
About the Author: David I. Rappaport MD has been a Pediatric Hospitalist at Nemours/AI duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, DE since 2005. He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College/Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He is known for his research in the care of children with medical complexity as they prepare and undergo surgical procedures.