Why It's Wise to Use a Health Advocate

A health advocate is a family member, friend, trusted coworker, or a hired professional who can ask questions, write down information, and speak up for you so you can better understand your illness and get the care and resources you need - giving you a peace of mind so you can focus on your recovery.

View our additional resources to learn more about the benefits of a Health Advocate:

Page last reviewed December 2016
Page originally created September 2015
Internet Citation: Why It's Wise to Use a Health Advocate . Content last reviewed December 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://www.ahrq.gov/patients-consumers/patient-involvement/health-advocate.html
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