Healthcare Advocacy Partners will be your voice, stand up for you in your time of need, if or when you are unable to speak for yourself. As a healthcare agent (also called a healthcare proxy or healthcare power of attorney), we will spend time getting to know you, listen to your wishes, and create an advance directive that feels good to you, so that we can convey your wishes when the time comes. We will review your medical records, speak with doctors and staff, and ensure that your voice is being heard and your wishes are being followed. We will advocate for you when making decisions about treatments, tests, procedures, even life support. By placing your trust in Healthcare Advocacy Partners, we will get you the care you need, when you most need it.
As your Healthcare Agent we will:
Review your medical history and ask clarifying questions to understand your condition
Create a binder containing complete health history, health summary, and healthcare directive
Communicate with your chosen family members about your condition and treatment plan
Create laminated wallet cards for HIPAA release and Healthcare Agent contact information
Provide language for your attorney in designating us as your Healthcare Agent
Our availability to you as your Healthcare Agent is 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
When necessary we will:
Request second opinions for alternative medical care and treatment options
Authorize or refuse medication, procedure, and pain management
Make decisions on medical care, including tests, medication, or surgery
Choose which hospital, medical facility, nursing home, or hospice is best
Request or decline life-support treatments
Why choose Healthcare Advocacy Partners?
We will advocate for you in your time of need, if or when you cannot speak for yourself.
We are comfortable demanding attention from busy doctors and staff, and will ask for clarification when needed.
We are skilled at handling high stress situations, and will ensure that you are receiving the care you need and want.
We respect your decisions, and will ensure that your directives are heard and followed.
Healthcare Advocacy Partners is happy to have an initial discussion to see if we can help - without a fee or commitment. Please schedule an initial discussion with Dr. Sima Kahn.