Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
~World Health Organization, 1948

 

 

> We conduct a thorough intake to better understand your medical history and understand your priorities to create a document and come up with an initial plan.

> We provide a comprehensive document for you to share among your health providers. This will facilitate communication between yourself and your providers, reducing the risk for missed information.

> We advocate on your behalf with your doctors, the hospital, and all medical personnel working with you.

> We coordinate your care.

> We collaborate with your health team and coordinate your desired path.

> We help you develop and ask questions that help to get the information you need to understand your condition and your options.

> We collect and process all the information about your case and teach you what is happening with your condition/diagnosis.

> We attend Doctors Appointments.

> We research the medical literature to discover the full range of treatment options for you including the traditional pharmaceutical/surgery approaches as well as the ever-widening body of Integrative Medicine and Functional Medicine options.

> We teach you and your family about these options so you can best understand your health options and make an informed choice.

> We provide health and wellness education– we teach you and your family about the relationship of your current illness to your whole medical history:  illness doesn’t happen in a vacuum – a more in-depth understanding can lead to better overall health Attend doctor’s appointments with you, if you wish.

> We guide you and your family to the most appropriate physician consultations to assist in your decision making.

> We monitor family members living at home or in nursing facilities (Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living and Independent Living Facilities).

> We research and discuss medications and supplements including drug interactions and side effects.

> We provide hospital discharge transition planning to reduce the risk of readmission and ease adjustment home.

> We connect you with appropriate and valued resources when needed.

> We update your care plan when necessary and make changes based our your goals and updated health information.

> We focus on the people and things that matter most to you to implement a strengths-based approach to your care.

                                                 

How Services Are Delivered

We work with your healthcare team to improve communication, reduce errors,and promote coordination. We provide: in-office or phone coaching, home visits, in-person hospital assistance, in-person support at medical appointments, research and education sessions. 

***IRnPa  services are not currently covered by insurance***

If your health care situation is complex, causing confusion, or making you feel insecure, call our office for a free 30-minute consultation. We will be honest with you and tell you right away if we can help your situation.