Patient Navigation - Outreach Navigation


Patient Navigation
Patient navigation was founded and pioneered by Harold P. Freeman in 1990 for the purpose of eliminating barriers to timely cancer screening, diagnosis, treatment, and supportive care. Patient navigation has shown efficacy as a strategy to reduce cancer mortality and is currently being applied to reduce mortality in other chronic diseases.

Patient navigators provide one-on-one guidance to patients as they move through the health care system.

The Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute
The Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute (HPFPNI) is the gold standard for patient navigation training. The patient navigation program is an intensive training program that prepares individuals and organizations for successful implementation.

The Outreach Navigation App
Outreach Navigation is one component of the HP Freeman Mobile Navigator Training series.

In this Outreach Navigator app, users will learn how to:
- Virtually integrate a fragmented system for the individual.
- Eliminate barriers to timely diagnosis and treatment: outreach results are significant to your patients and to your program. Outreach results help initiate the patient’s entry into the healthcare system.

Lesson topics include:
- Patient Navigation Responsibilities
- Navigator Objectives
- Passing the Baton
- Specific Use Cases

An FAQ, Glossary and brief Assessment aid the learning process.

Take one or all of the patient navigation training mobile apps.



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