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Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA)

Board Certified Patient Advocates

The members listed here have made a commitment to a career in patient advocacy.  The BCPA certified advocate convey important benefits:

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  • Knowledge - BCPAs have successfully completed comprehensive study in patient advocacy and update their knowledge regularly by participating in professional development education programs.

  • Experience - BCPAs work within the profession to maintain their certification.

  • Integrity - BCPA's commit to upholding the highest ethical standards by abiding by the PACB Ethical Standards for a Board-Certified Patient Advocate.

  • BCPA Designation

Amanda Butas Nurse, BCPA, GCM, CDP, ALM

Kaizen Care Management

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Service Type:

Adult Medical Navigation, Geriatric Services, Care Coordination

Expertise In:

Geriatric Care Management, Alzheimer's, Dementia, Age related cognition
Behavior's, Crisis Management, Medication Management, Advocacy

Maureen Calderwood BSN, RN, BCPA

RN Health Advocates

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Service Type:

Adult Medical Navigation, Care Coordination, Patient Advocacy

Expertise In:

Patient/Family Support, Medical Record Review, Physician and Care Team Communications, Appointment Attendance, Appointment Coordination/Scheduling

Melissa Cardine MSN, RN, WOCN, BCPA

The Bridge RN Advocates

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Service Type:

Adult Medical Navigation, Geriatric Services, Care Coordination

Expertise In:

Dementia, Neurological, Cancer, Hospital discharge to home, Rehab

Janie Dalrymple RN, BCPA, CEOLD, CLNC

Your Patient's Advocate

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Service Type:

Adult Medical Navigation,
Geriatric Services,
End of Life

Expertise In:

I offer assistance with medical appointments, hospitalizations, medication set-up, and end-of-life decisions including POA paperwork.

Althea Halchuck EJD, CT, BCPA

Ending Well Patient Advocacy

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Service Type:

End-of-Life Consulting, Adult Mediation

Expertise In:

Advance Care Planning, Healthcare Surrogate issues, clinical family meetings, mediation, end-of-life, and hospice

Judy Hamouda RN, BCPA

Healthcare Advocacy Connection LLC

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Service Type:

Adult Medical Navigation, Geriatric Services, Care Coordination

Expertise In:

Organize medical documents; schedule/attend appointments; coordinate in-home services; research new diagnoses/treatments; keep families informed

Nancy Keller PhD, BCPA

Stepwise Patient Advocacy LLC

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Service Type:

Adult Medical Navigation, Care Coordination, Rare Diseases

Expertise In:

Reproductive Biology / Fertility, Autonomic Dysfunction, Type 2 Diabetes, Metabolic Bone Disease, Scientific Medical Research, Clinical Research

Joan Marlow BCPA

Peacefully Easy Healing

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Service Type:

Life & Wellness Coach, Educator, TaiChiEZ Practice Leader, Reiki Master

Expertise In:

My purpose is to ‘Enhance your health and well-being from Awareness to Action’ aka supporting you in creating and then sustaining the life you want to live

My desire is to offer tips, tools, techniques and resources to support you on your healing journey influencing you at the mind, body and spirit levels.

Bridget Nichols MSN, MBA, RN, VA-BC, BCPA

Vital Link Healthcare Advocates

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Service Type:

Adult Medical Navigation
Decision Support
Prevention & Wellness

Expertise In:

Oncology, Transplant, Infertility, General Medical and Surgical, Chronic Disease Management, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Vascular Access

Rosie Oldham, BS, RN, LNCC, BCPA

Healthcare without the Hassle

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Service Type:

Patient Advocacy, Care Coordination, Provider Navigation

Expertise In:

Question Everything!

Jodie Pang-Diekevers LMSW, BCPA

The Pang Collaboration PLLC

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Service Type:

Adult & Pediatric Medical Navigation,Mental & Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse

Expertise In:

Patient advocacy, safety, & rights; substance abuse/behavioral health; medical ethics; hospital processes; geriatric services; billing/insurance

Michelle Riddle BCPA

Complete Dignity

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Service Type:

Patient Advocacy, Care Coordination and Management, Provider Fee Negotiation, Healthcare Navigation, Health Insurance Billing Denials and Appeals

Expertise In:

Billing/insurance, medical appointments, hospitalization navigation, transitions in care, and general patient advocacy for patients of all ages and ailments

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