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    Patient Advocacy, Health Resources and Internet Access

    Patient Advocacy Program

    For compassionate and understanding solutions, meet with our patient advocate to help you:

    • Research health conditions, treatment options, clinical trials, support groups and therapists.
    • Evaluate which health insurance and prescription drug plans (including Medicare and Covered California) are appropriate for your situation.
    • Prepare for an upcoming surgery, including creating a list of questions to ask the surgeon, locating a provider for a second opinion, contacting your insurance company about coverage.
    • Assist with planning around healthy aging and living independently, including contacting human service and housing agencies. Interface with IHHS or find a provider
    First three sessions are free of charge. $25 per session after introductory period.

    Patient Advocate, Robbie Trent, has more than 15 years of experience helping women get answers and resources for their health care situations.

    Internet Access

    Free access to the Internet is available and open to the public by appointment only.

    Women's Health Research

    Do you have a health topic you are interested in gathering information about, but you don't know where to start or have the time to look? The Women's Health Resource Center can send you a health information packet by e-mail or postal mail.

    For more information

    Call 415-600-0500 or e-mail the Center for more information on the Health resources and internet access at the WHRC .