"The medical system is sometimes confusing, and it can be difficult to understand what your options are," said
Patient advocates play an important role because they work on behalf of the patient to ensure that the patient is an active participant in their own healthcare. They may explain medical tests, policies, or procedures, investigate patient complaints, or mediate disputes between patients and staff. Illness or chronic diseases are stressful, and a patient on their own may not always be able to think clearly or retain the information a health care provider gives them at the time. Having a patient advocate ensures that there's an impartial party who can knowledgeably explain any confusing information. They can also be designated to carry out a patient's medical wishes should something happen to make the patient unable to communicate. On the other end, the patient advocate also works to be certain that the organizations are listening to, understanding and acknowledging the needs of the patient.
"At FEBC we embrace self-determination in regards to health and wellness," said Martinez. "Providing access to patient advocates is just one more way we're trying to do our part to help our members to live the healthiest lives possible."
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