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Dr. ARMAN Askari
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Advocacy Services (Overview)

Advocacy services in medicine are programs that help promote the safety, health, and well-being of patients during their encounters with the health care system. Such programs may include medical assistance, insurance assistance, elder and geriatric assistance, and legal assistance.


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Teen mental health hospitals listing online?

Teen mental health hospitals listing online?

Try use web search: This is one of the sites that gives you some links to psychiatric facilities by state. I'm sure there are many more. Please google. http://www.theagapecenter.com/hospitals/psychiatric.htm#illinois. ...Read more

Dr. ARMAN Askari
9 doctors shared insights

Advocacy Services (Overview)

Advocacy services in medicine are programs that help promote the safety, health, and well-being of patients during their encounters with the health care system. Such programs may include medical assistance, insurance assistance, elder and geriatric assistance, and legal assistance.


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Which state agencies regulate public health care?

Which state agencies regulate public health care?

State health dept: All states have a department of public health although the names might be a little different. Most counties and cities also have such departments. Their job frequently involves promotion rather than regulation and they get involved in epidemics, disease clusters, communicable disease, public sanitation including cleanliness in restaurants, etc. ...Read more

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Community health centers vs. Private practice abortion clinics?

Community health centers vs. Private practice abortion clinics?

? of funding: Check into the availability of community health clinic and whether they are funded to provide therapeutic abortion. ...Read more

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What organizations support disabled children?

What organizations support disabled children?

UCP: United cerebral palsy is a great resource central and help all children with disabilities, not just cerebral palsy. They would be a great resource for you and your child. ...Read more

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Whoqualifies for residential mental health treatment centers?

Whoqualifies for residential mental health treatment centers?

Level of care: Honestly there is considerable variation from place to place about how this works. However if you want to get a sense of how things "ought" to work you should search for the "level of care and utilization system" of the american association of community psychiatrists. It is a bit complicated but covers the factors that determine medically appropriate residential care. ...Read more

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Tricare standard for psychiatric services?

Tricare standard for psychiatric services?

Unclear question: Need more information about what you are asking. Is tricare your service provider? What kind of services are you seeking? ...Read more

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Are hospital-sponsored senior programs beneficial?

Are hospital-sponsored senior programs beneficial?

Yes: Boredom for seniors can be a risk factor. Plus it's a nice way to make friends. ...Read more

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Do mental health professionals attend medical school?

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Do mental health professionals attend medical school?

Med. school: Being one, I attended medical school, then residency training program, then fellowship to specialize in Psychiatry. ...Read more

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What services do family planning clinics provide?

What services do family planning clinics provide?

Often provide: "Contraceptive counseling, Contraceptive implant insertion & removal, IUD insertion & removal ,Oral contraceptives, Injectable Contraceptives, Emergency contraception, sterilization" as well as education & various options for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does medicaid pay for family planning services?

Does medicaid pay for family planning services?

Medicaid: Medicaid will pay for birth contro pills , iuds, implanon, shots, and when you are ready, sterilization for women. ...Read more

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Home health care: should firehouses become community health clinics?

Home health care: should firehouses become community health clinics?

Dnt think so: Firehoues lack the proper facilities to reeve healthcare needs. A better choice would be small community clinics which were purpose-built. ...Read more

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Which organizations offer drug/health pkans?

Which organizations offer drug/health pkans?

All insurers should: Major insurance companies have drug plans. The insurance companies can have their own plan, or contract with a separate company to run a drug plan. Other groups, such as aarp, may have a plan (but again, they contract with a separate company to run the plan). Plans have benefits for local retail pharmacies to handle short-term prescriptions, and mail-order pharmacies for 90-day prescriptions. ...Read more

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Do americans visiting england receive free medical care from public hospitals?

Do americans visiting england receive free medical care from public hospitals?

I suspect not: You have to have id to be properly cared for. If you do not have the proper id - they will attempt to bill you or your insurance. ...Read more

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Who provides hospice care? Cnas?

Who provides hospice care? Cnas?

A team!: Hospice teams involve a doctor, nurses, social workers, physical therapists, pastoral care, volunteers, choreworkers, and others. A patient and family will typically interact with all of these clinicians over the course of care. Most hospice have a primary nurse who is the clinician they see the most. ...Read more

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Where are the residential teen mental health facilities?

Where are the residential teen mental health facilities?

Where do you live?: I know here in virginia there are a few. Depends where you live really. Some places are out of the way, and others are in populated centers. Your local hospital, especially if it has a department of psychology, will have a list. Otherwise you can consult with the state board of psychology for a local list. You will usually need referral from your physician to get in. ...Read more

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Public hospitals vs. Private hospitals. Who is more current?

Public hospitals vs. Private hospitals. Who is more current?

Depends: Difficult to answer. Some are current. It all depends on what services they provide. Some hospitals provide good advanced orthopedic care, some may provide advanced neurosurgical care--- hence it is difficult to generalize. ...Read more

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Do social workers help arrange palliative care?

Do social workers help arrange palliative care?

Yes: Depending on where you are and whether you are in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, home health etc. Palliative care can be arranged by social workers, chaplains, case managers and discharge planners. You'll probably never go wrong by starting with the social worker. ...Read more

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Health fraud websites?

Health fraud websites?

Fraud: Best site is www.Fda.Gov/forconsumers/protectyourself/healthfraud.

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What can advocacy services do for me as caregiver?

What can advocacy services do for me as caregiver?

CAREGIVERS: The duty of a caregiver is to take care of the patient that is not done by the nurse like feeding the patient, cleaning the house, minor errands and of course reporting to the nurse any adverse condition the patient may have. ...Read more

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Need to know is working to prevent heart diseases counted as an advocacy project?

Need to know is working to prevent heart diseases counted as an advocacy project?

Advocacy project: There are lots of advocacy projects for lots of things. I suspect you have a specific genre in mind but without knowing more specifics i doubt you'll get a good answer here. ...Read more

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What service you provide?

What service you provide?

HealthTap services: HealthTap provides users easy access to virtual consultations with doctors (fee-based), and to free informational answers to simple questions. Patients asking questions can select the general information forum or the fee-based personal medical care forum. HealthTap's site also has years of brief questions and answers that users can easily access, to find instant answers to their similar concerns. ...Read more

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What services do you provide?

What services do you provide?

HealthTap services: HealthTap provides users instant access to virtual consultations with doctors (fee-based) and free informational answers to simple questions. Patients asking questions can select the general information forum or the fee-based personal medical care forum. HealthTap's site also has years of brief questions and answers that users can easily access, to find instant answers to their similar concerns. ...Read more

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I would like to cancel my service?

No problem: Hello, If you would like to cancel your subscription, just contact the customer service. You can try this number if you don't see a number to call: 650-376-6010. ...Read more

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Is you team granted me a free service?

Depends : If you use the basic service your questions can be answered in academic al way. But if you want personal consult and specific recommendations the you can utilize the paying service ...Read more

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What kind of service the office provides?

What kind of service the office provides?

Full Service Ob/Gyn: The office is a full service ob/gyn practice and provides care for high risk pregnancy, family planning, gyn cancer screening and urogynecology service that include corrective surgery for pelvic organs prolapse and urine incontinenc and problems of the mature women and consultation. ...Read more

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Whats the us preventive services task force?

Whats the us preventive services task force?

CREATED IN 1984: It was created in 1984 is an independent group of national experts in prevention and evidence based medicine that works to improve the health of all americans by making evidence based recommendations about clinical preventive services, such as screening , counselling services or preventive medications. ...Read more

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Are there special services your office offers?

Are there special services your office offers?

See list: There are many special services available in our office including: mohs surgery phototherapy iontophoresis microdermabrasion chemilal peels Botox juvaderm hair removal laser. ...Read more

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Need Good suggestions for quality assurance for surgical services ?

Need Good suggestions for quality assurance for surgical services ?

I'm not sure I: understand your question.Could you resubmit your question and be more specific? One of the best ways to evaluate a particular surgeon is the number of cases vs adverse outcomes vs national or regional averages .Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What services can a dentist provide?

What services can a dentist provide?

Wow- many: Difficult to list all the services that a dentist can provide- in general- restoration of the teeth and gums, provide a healthy mouth with cleaning and proper home care instructions, deal with infections/cysts/tumors/lesions of the mouth, TMJ/TMD, dental sleep medicine with mouthpieces for snoring and mild sleep apnea, straighten teeth and restore smiles, replace missing teeth, etc. A LOT AND MORE ...Read more

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What service does a pancreas perform?

What service does a pancreas perform?

Multiple functions: On one hand, it produces several enzymes needed to digest food. This is the "exocrine" part of the pancreas. On the other hand, there is an "endocrine" part that is responsible of the levels of blood sugar (through the release of Insulin and glucagon). It also release other hormones. ...Read more

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What services do chiropractors provide?

What services do chiropractors provide?

Massage: Chiropractors provide a deep, sometimes satisfying but occasionally dangerous, massage. They cannot diagnose and have no interest in cure as they want clients to come back again and again. Their disease theory has long ago been discredited but they are charismatic and convincing so patients continue to come back to them. ...Read more

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What are preventive services on the web?

What are preventive services on the web?

Online: Check out HealthCare.gov or HHS.gov online Useful preventive services Your insurance may or may not cover the Marketplace recommendations. Call your insurance first to check to see if yearly preventive medicine coverage is a part of your health plan.There maybe frequency or time requirements. Easier to call and ask then to get a bill for payment. ...Read more

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What are essential public health services?

What are essential public health services?

There are ten: The ten essential public health services provide the framework for the nphpsp. Because the strength of a public health system rests on its capacity to effectively deliver the ten essential public health services, the nphpsp instruments health systems assess how well they perform them. As too little space here to list: see http://www.Apha.Org/programs/standards/performancestandardsprogram/resexxen. ...Read more

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Can someone have a service dog for anxiety?

Can someone have a service dog for anxiety?

If it is soley for: Psychological support - that would be termed an emotional support animal. This does not fall under the category of service dogs and ada rules are different for these two categories of animals. ...Read more

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How can I get a doctors note for service dog?

How can I get a doctors note for service dog?

Get info at the: ADA Information Line 800-514-0301 (Voice) and 800-514-0383 (TTY) or check www.ADA.gov. ...Read more

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What are the va blind rehabilitation services?

What are the va blind rehabilitation services?

Assist the blind: The va hospitals have rehabilitation programs for a variety of dysfunctions and blindness is one of the core programs. Your va ophthalmologist can direct you to this assistance which is a valuable part of their program. ...Read more

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What services do nursing homes typically offer?

What services do nursing homes typically offer?

Basic Life Activity: The short answer is room and board. But not at all limited to that. They also provide assistance with toileting and bathing, social interaction with staff and other residents, assistance with taking medication, they should also offer physical, & occupational rehabilitation, and spiritual support. ...Read more

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