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First Annual Conference of National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants (NAHAC) to Be Held Nov. 14-15; Board of Directors Announced
Date:10/13/2009

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants (NAHAC), the nation's first professional association for people working as healthcare and patient advocates, will hold its first annual conference November 14-15 at the University of California, Berkeley Clark Kerr Campus.

Conference workshops will include topics ranging from best practices for advocacy decision-making through solving health insurance problems, working effectively with physicians, legal issues, advocacy for children, and using technology to maximize efficiency. Case studies will also be presented.

"The founding of NAHAC and this inaugural conference are major milestones on the road to formalizing our profession, creating healthcare consumer protection standards and promoting this rapidly growing field of healthcare advocacy," says NAHAC founder Joanna Smith.

Conference presenters/topics:

Ann Tardy, Founder, LifeMoxie; Keynote Presenter: "The New World of Healthcare Advocacy -- Creating It Together!"

Jeff Belkora, PhD, Director of Decision Services and Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Institute for Health Policy Studies, U.C.S.F.: "Making Good Decisions in a Family Health Crisis"

Linda Garrett, Partner, Risk Management Services: "Confidentiality and Privacy Law for Healthcare Advocates"

Gail Gazelle, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School: "Inside the Doctor's Mind: What Every Advocate Needs to Know"

Maggie Radany, RN, Founder, Radany & Associates: "How to Solve Health Insurance Problems and Be a Hero to Your Clients!"

Dianne Savastano, Founder & President, Healthassist: "Bringing Bob Home: A Case Study in Patient Advocacy"

Elisabeth Schuler Russell, Founder & President, Patient Navigator LLC: "Inside the World of Pediatric Healthcare Advocacy"

Judith Stark, Principal, Judith Stark Consulting: "Harnessing the Power of Technology Solutions for Healthcare Warriors"

Inaugural members of the NAHAC Board of Directors:

President: Joanna Smith, CEO, Healthcare Liaison, Inc., NAHAC Founder

Vice-President: Elisabeth Schuler Russell, Founder & President, Patient Navigator LLC

Secretary: Ricka L. White-Soso, MSW, private healthcare advocate and consultant of FLW Living Well Services

Treasurer: Maggie Radany, RN, MPP, Radany & Associates, health insurance consultant and healthcare advocate

Representation of the Founding Members: Laura Weil, Director, Sarah Lawrence College Master's Degree Program in Health Advocacy

NAHAC membership is open to individuals interested in healthcare advocacy.

For the conference brochure and more information about NAHAC visit: http://www.nahac.memberlodge.com

SOURCE National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants


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