THE ART OF PATIENT ADVOCACY

ROLE OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS

@familydoc_india

Dr. Jaya Bajaj
91 95914 22779
www.healthradii.co...
About Me
Family Physician
(American Board of Family
Medicine)
Blogger, HealthRadii.com

Masters in Public Health
E-MBA
Go to the people. Live with them.
Learn from them. Love them.

Start with what they know. Build
with what they have…..
-- ...
Why Patient
Advocacy
© 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com

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PATIENT STORY 1

PATIENT STORY 2

© 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com

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What is Patient
Advocacy
© 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com

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What are your health beliefs?
What are your desired health needs?

Healthy -------------------------- Critically ill
Are ...
© 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com

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How can Family Physicians help?
Eliminate Medical Jargon
Strengthen diagnostic procedure
Communicate the diagnosis to fami...
Information is abundant,
Insights are scarce

© 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com

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Thank You
Dr. Jaya Bajaj
www.healthradii.com
@familydoc_india

© 2013. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com

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  1. 1. THE ART OF PATIENT ADVOCACY ROLE OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS @familydoc_india Dr. Jaya Bajaj 91 95914 22779 www.healthradii.com
  2. 2. About Me Family Physician (American Board of Family Medicine) Blogger, HealthRadii.com Masters in Public Health E-MBA
  3. 3. Go to the people. Live with them. Learn from them. Love them. Start with what they know. Build with what they have….. -- Lao Tzu © 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com 3
  4. 4. Why Patient Advocacy © 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com 4
  5. 5. PATIENT STORY 1 PATIENT STORY 2 © 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com 5
  6. 6. What is Patient Advocacy © 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com 6
  7. 7. What are your health beliefs? What are your desired health needs? Healthy -------------------------- Critically ill Are you willing? Are you able? Are you a believer or a doubter? (Ref:Your Medical Mind) © 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com 7
  8. 8. © 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com 8
  9. 9. How can Family Physicians help? Eliminate Medical Jargon Strengthen diagnostic procedure Communicate the diagnosis to family Offer Resources Research and Choose healthcare team Exploring alternate treatment options Ensure treatment options © 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com 9
  10. 10. Information is abundant, Insights are scarce © 2012. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com 10
  11. 11. Thank You Dr. Jaya Bajaj www.healthradii.com @familydoc_india © 2013. All rights reserved by www.healthradii.com 11

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