Patient Navigation

Overcoming Barriers to Care

  • Elizabeth A. Calhoun
  • Angelina Esparza

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Kristen J. Wells, Sumayah Nuhaily
    Pages 27-40
  3. Betsy C. Risendal, Elizabeth M. Whitley, Patricia A. Valverde, Yvonne Kellar-Guenther
    Pages 41-60
  4. Angelina Esparza, Linda Fleisher
    Pages 61-79
  5. Elizabeth A. Calhoun, Betsy C. Risendal
    Pages 81-97
  6. Chrissy Liu, Rebecca Mason, Anne M. Roubal, Elizabeth Ojo, Elizabeth A. Calhoun, Steven R. Patierno
    Pages 119-140
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 141-145

About this book


Documenting the success and result of patient navigation programs, this book represents the culmination of years of research and practical experience by scientific leaders in the field. A practical guide to creating, implementing, and evaluating successful programs, Patient Naviation - Overcoming Barriers to Care offers a step-by-step guide towards creating and implementing a patient navigation program within a healthcare system. Providing a formal structure for evaluation and quality improvement this book is an essential resource for facilities seeking patient navigation services accreditation.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Elizabeth A. Calhoun
    • 1
  • Angelina Esparza
    • 2
  1. 1.Health Policy and AdministrationUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.ACS Patient Navigation ProgramAmerican Cancer SocietyAtlantaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-6977-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-6979-1
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