A Tribute to Mr. Whitney

Mr. Whitney was a beloved client of A+J Patient Advocacy. He will be warmly remembered for his smile, big hugs, and zest for living life. Donald enjoyed fishing, traveling, and sharing stories of his adventures. Heartfelt condolences go out to his family and loved ones during this difficult time. A+J will celebrate Do Good forContinue reading “A Tribute to Mr. Whitney”

Even Health Advocates Need Help

A+J’s Executive Director is a private person, but regularly uses personal experiences to connect with her clients. In this post, Rebeka provides a glimpse into her chronic illness journey and proves that no patient has all the answers. Hi, I’m Rebeka, a mother of two teenagers born with congenital heart and airway disease. I’m alsoContinue reading “Even Health Advocates Need Help”

Payless.Health Search Engine Coming Soon

One Fact Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in New York City. Their mission is to transform health care across the world using open source principles. Launching soon is Payless.health, a free platform to help people understand how much they will pay for health care and a place to find guidance. A+J Patient Advocacy isContinue reading “Payless.Health Search Engine Coming Soon”

Neighborhood Villages Magazine Feature

A little among neighbors is worth more than riches in a wilderness. Welsh Proverb Neighborhood Villages is a local magazine delivered by mail, featuring the latest news in a specific zip code. Thanks to journalist Jaime Brousse, A+J Patient Advocacy is featured in the 89044 edition’s Charity Spotlight for the month of February! Be well,Continue reading “Neighborhood Villages Magazine Feature”

Vegas Stronger Champion

Love cannot remain by itself — it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service. -Mother Teresa   A+J Patient Advocacy is honored to receive the Vegas Stronger Champion designation for January! Presented by KTNV 13 Las Vegas, with a surprise donation from Findlay Automotive, the program spotlights “people in ourContinue reading “Vegas Stronger Champion”

Point Pressure: creating a new device for muscle spasticity

Point Pressure is a Barcelona-based medical technology startup committed to helping patients affected by neurological conditions. With their first product, Sura, they are bringing a non-invasive, non-drug treatment for muscle spasticity to the medical device industry. We are proud to announce that A+J Patient Advocacy is now a member of the Advisory Panel at PointContinue reading “Point Pressure: creating a new device for muscle spasticity”

Code of Ethics

CHCAO is a coalition of Patient and Health Care Advocacy leaders who recognize the benefit of working together on common goals to advance the profession. By acknowledging each other’s strengths, sharing resources, and collaborating with a shared vision, the coalition will increase the visibility and availability of Patient Advocates and improve the patient experience. CoalitionContinue reading “Code of Ethics”

Amazon Smile Charity

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. A+J Patient Advocacy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We provide all services at no cost to the patients or families we serve. Therefore, our work is dependent on you, our generous supporters! ByContinue reading “Amazon Smile Charity”

Unseen: How We’re Failing Parent Caregivers & Why It Matters

The Unseen film follows Jess and Ryan Ronne, a blended family with 8 children, including Lucas, who has profound disabilities requiring total care. Their situation has gotten more and more challenging as Lucas gets older and stronger. With limited resources and support, caregiving takes a toll on their physical and mental health. We are proud toContinue reading “Unseen: How We’re Failing Parent Caregivers & Why It Matters”

New Partnership: Henderson Comprehensive Treatment Center

Henderson Comprehensive Treatment Center serves adults who have developed an addiction to heroin, prescription painkillers, morphine, or another opioid. We combine medication with both individual and group therapies to address the physical, emotional, behavioral, and social aspects of opioid addiction. A+J Patient Advocacy is excited to announce a new community partnership with Henderson Comprehensive Treatment CenterContinue reading “New Partnership: Henderson Comprehensive Treatment Center”

Children Need Independent Patient Advocates, Too

Your Friendly Advocate recently wrote for Case Management Society of America’s official magazine about the importance of independent patient advocates for the pediatric population. Those who work in adult medicine are beginning to understand and embrace the concept of independent patient advocacy. They see the potential for increased patient safety and better health outcomes. TheyContinue reading “Children Need Independent Patient Advocates, Too”

Hi, I’m Sunny

June 24th is Take Your Dog to Work Day. What better day to introduce our newest Chief Happiness Officer, Sunny! Born on April 1, she is 3 months old and weighs in at a whopping 30 pounds. She lives with big sister Echo and her human, Your Friendly Advocate. Any guesses on what she willContinue reading “Hi, I’m Sunny”

Patients for Patient Safety US

A+J Patient Advocacy is proud to support the mission and vision of Patients for Patient Safety US. Patients for Patient Safety US “is a network of people and organizations aligned with the World Health Organization and focused on making healthcare safe in the United States. Led by people who have experienced medical error as aContinue reading “Patients for Patient Safety US”

Nevada Non-Profit Status

A+J Patient Advocacy Inc. was granted Nevada Business ID # NV20222487073 as a Domestic Non-Profit Corporation by Nevada’s Secretary of State on June 14, 2022. This is the first step in order to apply for tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service under code 501(c)(3). Stay tuned to The News Desk for status updates throughContinue reading “Nevada Non-Profit Status”

Unite Nevada Network

A+J Patient Advocacy is proud to be a member organization of Unite Nevada, a coordinated care network of health and social service providers to address people’s social needs and improve health across communities. Through this partnership, we will be able to receive referrals to provide health advocacy and health education services to patients living withContinue reading “Unite Nevada Network”

Client Spotlight: Barrett

At just 7 years old, Barrett “Bear” Chenevert has already found his advocacy voice. Born with complex congenital heart defects, he also faces challenges in speech and language. One of the best supports for him has been his therapy horse Duke. ♥️ 🐴 ♥️  Barrett recently helped Duke and all his horse friends at North CountryContinue reading “Client Spotlight: Barrett”

Health Advocate X

A+J Patient Advocacy is proud to be a member of Health Advocate X, a national non-profit organization that brings together health advocates, patients, caregivers, health providers, allied health businesses, communities and educational representatives. Through this membership, our advocate will be able to publish relevant articles on their website and is listed in their Advocate Directory, found here.Continue reading “Health Advocate X”

Greater National Advocates

A+J Patient Advocacy is proud to be a member of Greater National Advocates, a public service organization determined to improve the patient experience. Through this membership with Greater National Advocates, we are able to participate in the Patient Safety Movement, supporting public policy and nationwide advocacy recognition. You can also find our listing in theirContinue reading “Greater National Advocates”

National Association of Healthcare Advocacy

A+J Patient Advocacy is proud to be a member of the National Association of Healthcare Advocacy (NAHAC). Through this membership with NAHAC, our advocate is able to participate in continuing education courses in compliance with the Patient Advocate Certification Board, better serving our clients and community. Our advocate is also able to mentor new professionalsContinue reading “National Association of Healthcare Advocacy”

The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates

A+J Patient Advocacy is proud to be a member of The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates (APHA). Through this membership with APHA, our advocate is able to participate in continuing education courses in compliance with the Patient Advocate Certification Board, better serving our clients and community. Our advocate is also able to review and respondContinue reading “The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates”

Partnering with Collaboration Center Foundation

A+J Patient Advocacy is proud to partner with the Collaboration Center Foundation, a disability resource network in Las Vegas. Through this partnership, our advocate will provide educational workshops for families, accept referrals for patients needing health advocacy services, and serve on the Community Collaboration Advisory Council. * * * * * Collaboration Center is aContinue reading “Partnering with Collaboration Center Foundation”