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Patient Advocates Expands Mission by Growing Nurse Advocacy

Dec 4, 2012

 

Gray, MAINE (December 4, 2012) – Patient Advocates, LLC announces the hire of Kathleen Curley, RN as a Nurse Advocate. Curley’s new role involves assisting patients as they navigate the healthcare system, assuring access to the optimal level of care in a timely manner.

“The heart of the mission of Patient Advocates involves personalized care of patients. Quality healthcare reduces unnecessary cost and mitigates future health issues. Our nurse advocates will arrange for second and even third opinions as well as treatment at regional centers of excellence if that is what the patient needs. They will even accompany the patient along the way,” says Jim Ward, President of Patient Advocates. “Kathleen’s compassion and experience will be of tremendous benefit to our patients.”

“I am excited to be a part of Patient Advocates’ advocacy team. It is rewarding to be able to follow people through their healthcare experience and assure they get the best outcome possible.” says Curley of her new position with Patient Advocates.

Curley, a registered nurse, holds a Bachelor’s degree in sports management with a focus on health and fitness. She has a robust nursing resume, including six years with an Army Medical Reserve Unit and experience on the surgical floors of prestigious hospitals across the country, including her most recent post at Massachusetts General Hospital of Boston.

About Patient Advocates

Patient Advocates, LLC (PA) has been helping clients navigate the healthcare system since 1995. Employers trust PA to help manage their costs while ensuring the highest quality of care for their employees. Built on the premise that access to the highest quality health care results in greater cost-savings over time, PA offers innovative patient advocacy and disease management services, award-winning wellness programs and creative benefit plan designs with third-party administration. www.patientadvocatesllc.com