NAC Member Biography: Krista Hughes
Krista Hughes, B.C.P.A.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Passion 4 Patients
Krista Hughes, B.C.P.A., is the founder and chief executive officer of Hughes Advocacy, a private patient advocacy firm that helps educate and empower patients and their families to navigate the healthcare system, be proactive with their healthcare, and get the best medical care possible.
Ms. Hughes is also the founder and chief executive officer of Passion 4 Patients, the first and only platform in the United States for employers that addresses the whole person throughout the continuum of care, from birth to death, saving money and lives.
On behalf of the White House Office of American Innovation, Ms. Hughes was invited to attend the Blue Button 2.0 Developers Conference at the White House to discuss improving patient care. She is an ambassador and committed partner with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation. In addition, she is a Patients for Patient Safety U.S. Champion and is an active member of the Greater National Advocates Organization.
Ms. Hughes, who has personally been affected by a medical error, has more than 25 years of experience working in the medical industry. She has a tremendous passion for patients, and her goal as a healthcare advocate is to be their voice and put them back at the center of their healthcare. Ms. Hughes believes in healthcare for all; patients should be treated equally with dignity, compassion, and respect.
Ms. Hughes is a graduate of Auburn University and the University of Alabama, where she earned a degree in communicative disorders.
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