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Melissa Andres, Melissa Andres, BSN, RN, OCN, from St. Vincent Hospital discusses the role of the patient navigator.
For many patients, there are barriers to proper medical care. These barriers can be anything from financial, functional or emotional. The patient navigator connects patients to resources available, ensuring the best possible care.