HealthNav360° assists clients to feel cared for, safe and confident every step of the way for your healthcare needs.
Clients benefit from real-time availability, non-medical support, alertness and experience from a private health navigator dedicated to your security, safety, convenience and healing. For patients and families, we are alert to errors and poor service, yet remain careful to maintain collaboration, confidentiality and to problem-solve and avoid conflicts. We are unique in providing fee-for-service, patient-centered, 24/7 navigation services revolving around hospital stays -- before, during and after hospitalization.
YOUR PRIVATE HEALTH NAVIGATOR IS DEDICATED TO YOUR SECURITY, SAFETY, CONVENIENCE AND HEALING.
ON OUR CLIENT’S BEHALF, WE COLLABORATE WITH:
Senior Living Facilities
Home Care Caregivers
Insurance Companies and other payers
Provides ongoing availability and access.
Maintains confidentiality and guards privacy.
Researches, educates, orients and alerts.
Assists clients prepare for physician/provider visits/hospital stays.
Maximizes communication/collaboration between patient, providers and referring facilities.
Empowers client confidence and voice.
Strives to anticipate/reduce/solve problems.
Lessens client’s small and large practical burdens and inconveniences.
Guides/manages expectations through better coping and problem-solving.
Provides emotional and practical support.
Enhances healing and lessens stress.
Monitors to prevent injuries and medical errors and save lives.
Improves continuity of care.
Assists in locating financial, medical and other resources.
Assists family members and friends to be most effective in their roles.
Assists out of town family members and friends in concierge matters.
Enhances client experience/satisfaction.
360° PATIENT & FAMILY SERVICES
HealthNav360°s services can range from just pouring water or grabbing a blanket or extra pillow to comforting a client all the way to providing dramatic life-saving alertness.
All HealthNav360° SERVICES (phone, online and in person) are included in both BASIC and SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGES.
We can start at any point and continue through all phases of healthcare journey: We always have your best interest in mind.
360° Patient & Family SERVICES
Assist client to locate the most budget-friendly treatment and medication sources.
Offer emotional support for empowerment, best coping, best quality of life and least stress.
Promote appropriate, timely, efficient teamwork and communication among clients, families, hospital, administration, referring institution and medical staff.
Promote coordination and monitor integration of care.
Stay alert to medical errors in real-time, especially during transitions.
Assess client needs and translate to caregivers.
Provide orientation and organization.
Teach the ropes, anticipate problems and develop solutions.
Translate client and provider expectations to each other.
Provide information to client regarding services and resources within and outside the hospital (social services, advance directives, financial services, community resources).
Caringly attentive to improving client's overall hospital experience.
Attend to appropriate use of healthcare resources.
Understand and articulate client concerns, complaints or grievances.
Attempt to promote a positive attitude and hope.
Assist family members and friends.
Assist in preparing for future medical visits — asking the right questions.
Accompany to crucial medical appointments.
Assist with filing for social security disability or other assistance.
Assist with learning more about client medical condition and treatment options.
Assist in expediting processes.
Assist client with reviewing discharge instructions.
Assist with medication reconciliation, clarification with discharge instructions, self-care instructions and meds, key therapies not initiated in hospital, direction with which doctor to see.
Assist with making any necessary appointments after discharge.
Assist client to make or plan/schedule for the week incorporating discharge instructions.
Assist in arranging transportation home.
Alert to medical errors during transitions and handovers.
PREPARATIONS FOR HOSPITAL STAY
Assist client with gathering ID and insurance info, medical history papers and bag of medications, documents for admission.
Assist and guide client with packing: favorite perfume and toiletries, blanket, book, photos, cell phone and charger.
Assist in ordering wheelchair, arrange transportation.
Arrange pet care.
Assist client to call and inform employer for job retention, assist with away from home notices, contact list.
Assist family member involvement and visit scheduling.
Assist client to gather as much info about emergency contact, primary doctor or specialist, etc.
Attempt to schedule for maximum efficiency.
Triage support -- translate symptoms to nursing staff.
Assist client provide gathered medical history.
Assist in transport to inpatient room and inform emergency contact, primary doctor or specialist, etc. or client location.
Orient client in room, update medical contacts on wall board.
Ease client anxiety and concerns, provide blankets, assist client for physical and mental comfort (hospital bedside monitoring).
Run errands -- assist client with special requests like food after hours or entertainment like magazines or books.
Attempt to expedite treatment -- contact the right people to get things moving along, find out why there is a hold up, etc.
Stay alert to medical errors during in-hospital transitions.
BETWEEN HOSPITAL STAYS
Assist with insurance matters.
Assist with managing special health equipment/services.
Remind to take prescription medication.
Assist scheduling and coordinating health care appointments.
Assist in collaborating with healthcare team.
Assist with arranging transportation, other requests.