patient advocate

Definition of "patient advocate"
  1. A representative in hospitals responsible for voicing the needs and rights of patients and assisting them in obtaining necessary information or services
How to use "patient advocate" in a sentence
  1. The patient advocate facilitated communication between the medical team and the patient's family.
  2. As a patient advocate, his role was to ensure the patient understood their treatment options.
  3. When she felt lost in the medical jargon, she sought help from the patient advocate.

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