Health Navigation is a type of coaching that is designed to help those who are struggling with health issues that impact the quality of life. Health Navigation is offering a helping hand as patient advocate to work with you at personal level for your specific health needs and aging challenges.
Independent Health Navigation/coaching provide patient-centered services, helping navigate through complex health care systems, removing barriers and bridging the gap between medical services. Health Navigator/coach works with you 1:1 to solve specific problems, direct you to reliable resources and research health information without biased motives.
Why you need independent health navigation/coaching: Health literacy is essential in case-specific navigation, using trustworthy website for information source with precise key words, knowing what to look, where to find, time frame, and how to interpret available data.
When you have specific health needs, independent health navigation and coaching provide client-centered and unbiased service for the best of your interest; who listen to your views and concerns
Find quality health care providers (Doctors, hospitals) with cost effectiveness; help you explore your options and rights without pressuring you
Understand your diagnosis, treatment plans and what to expect; provide information to help you make informed decisions.
Help you to find relevant clinical trials, enrollment eligibility, and contact the sponsor on your behalf, if necessary.
Educating about health care and empower self-care
Building cognitive and behavioral skills that promote healthy lifestyles and improve health outcomes
Client-centered Services may include the following key functions, based on client-specific needs:
Assist in preparing for a medical appointments, including medical history, developing a list of the client’s questions and concerns
Facilitate informed decision-making and connecting the patient and family to resources as needed
Help client better understanding of medical bills and dealing with issues from billing or insurance claim process when necessary
Remove barriers and cultivate behavior changes toward health outcome
Work with client in developing proactive prevention strategies and practical action plans
To educate, inform and guide client to improve the consumers’ understanding and reduce consumer frustration of the healthcare maze
Help client and families to understand medical information, including informed consent, HIPAA, advance directives, or other medical information sheet.
Working with client to develop personalized self-care plan with follow-up
Healthcare consumer rights and health literacy
Coach clients and families in self-care for wellness, based on individual needs
Fees QLF health navigation coaching offers a free 45 - minute consultation and provides a proposal for work based on the client’s stated needs and desires. QLF Health coach will work with the client to develop a personal plan with structured timeframe. If the client is agreeable to proceed, then a fee structure will be developed accordingly.